Reinvestment Fund financing helped transform the historic Centre Theater in Baltimore, Maryland, into a mixed-use, multi-tenant commercial property. Constructed in 1913, the Theater was vacant for nearly a decade before it was renovated by Jubilee Baltimore, the nonprofit developer and owner of the theater. It now houses a joint film program by Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institution College of Art as well as office space.Read Story
The United States Department of Agriculture has announced the selection of Reinvestment Fund to serve as the National Fund Manager for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI). The announcement, which came from Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah, is a capstone to Reinvestment Fund’s decade plus efforts to bring equitable access to healthy food to communities across America.
As the National Fund Manager, Reinvestment Fund will raise private capital, provide financial and technical assistance to regional, state and local partnerships, and channel capital to fund eligible projects that will improve access to fresh, healthy foods in underserved rural areas.Read More
Across the country, food banks are looking at their mission through a number of new lenses: health, education and technical assistance, farming, economic and workforce development, business enterprise, and community empowerment and advocacy. Feeding the Line, Or Ending the Line? Innovations among Food Banks in the United States, a new report by Reinvestment Fund and Bank of America looks at how food banks are adopting a variety of approaches within each of these categories to feed the hungry and permanently end food insecurity.