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News November 8, 2022

Reinvestment News Fall 2022

 
 
News August 8, 2022

Reinvestment News Summer 2022

 
 
News May 6, 2022

Reinvestment News Spring 2022

 
 
News December 10, 2021

Happy Holidays: Celebrating Our Community

 
 
News May 11, 2021

Reinvestment News Spring 2021

Regardless of race, class or income, communities everywhere want to make things better for generations to come. The use of safe, clean, locally-made energy from the sun is a way to ensure the well-being of future generations while also helping homeowners invest in their homes.

 
 
News February 10, 2021

Reinvestment News Winter 2021: Expanding educational opportunities and more

Reinvestment Fund has been selected by ImpactAssets to the ImpactAssets 50 2021 (IA 50), a free online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.

 
 
News September 24, 2020

Reinvestment News Fall 2020: Justice, Kauffman Knowledge Challenge and more

 
 
News July 23, 2020

Reinvestment News Summer 2020: New NMTC Award, Supporting HBCUs, and More

 
 
News June 3, 2020

Committed to Action: Our Response to Racial Injustice

Everything now, we must assume, is in our hands; we have no right to assume otherwise.

 
 
News May 20, 2020

Healthy Food Financing Initiative Announces $3 Million Available in Funding

Reinvestment Fund is inviting applications for financial and technical assistance through the 2020 round of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) Targeted Small Grants Program.

 
 
News May 19, 2020

HFFI Funding Round Opens and more

Reinvestment Fund is inviting applications for the 2020 round of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) Targeted Small Grants program. The 2020 HFFI round significantly increases the available funding compared to the previous round, making $3 million in grant funds available for food retail and food enterprises working to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas, to create and preserve quality jobs, and to revitalize low-income communities.

 
 
News May 7, 2020

Supporting Child Care, Small Businesses and more

Reinvestment Fund has begun awarding grants to childcare providers, early intervention and home visiting service organizations under the Philadelphia Emergency Fund for Stabilization of Early Education (PEFSEE) program. PEFSEE is a collaboration of the William Penn Foundation, Vanguard’s Strong Start for Kids Program™ and Reinvestment Fund to support Philadelphia childcare providers who are struggling to sustain their businesses and early learning support for families through closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
News April 27, 2020

Emergency Fund for Childcare Providers Announces $1.2 Million in Awards in First Round

Reinvestment Fund announced $1.2 million in grant awards to 89 childcare providers, early intervention and home visiting service organizations under the Philadelphia Emergency Fund for Stabilization of Early Education (PEFSEE) program. PEFSEE is a collaboration of the William Penn Foundation, Vanguard’s Strong Start for Kids Program™ and Reinvestment Fund to support Philadelphia childcare providers who are struggling to sustain their businesses and early learning support for families through closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
News April 22, 2020

New Analysis Highlights Need for Food Investment in Rural America

Reinvestment Fund today released a new analysis that identifies Rural Food Access Investment Areas (Investment Areas). These Investment Areas are places in rural America that do not have easy access to healthy food retail but have the market demand to support investments in new and existing place-based solutions. Reinvestment Fund has identified 1,472 Investment Areas that are home to 11.7 million people in the rural U.S.

 
 
News February 3, 2020

Reinvestment News Winter 2020: Advancing economic, social and health equity

We are grateful for another impactful year—your support and investment in Reinvestment Fund helped us originate $158.5 million in 2019 to finance homes that families can afford, schools where students can succeed, stores to get nutritious food, and strong businesses.

 
 
News January 29, 2020

CEOs of Four National CDFI Loan Funds Comment on CRA Rulemaking

We are deeply concerned by Comptroller Joseph Otting’s proposed changes to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), the subject of today’s hearing by the House Financial Services Committee. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) have set forth a proposal that must be reevaluated to preserve the fundamental purpose of CRA – to address inequalities in bank lending and to drive investments toward impactful community development activities.

 
 
News September 7, 2019

Reinvestment News Fall 2019

 
 
News August 27, 2019

Reinvestment Fund Awards $1.8 Million to Improve Healthy Food Access in Underserved Communities

Reinvestment Fund today announced $1.8 million in financial and technical assistance awards to 23 projects through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) inaugural grants program. Funding for the HFFI grants program is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. Ten projects received a total of $1.4 million in financial assistance and another 13 projects received a total of $400,000 in technical assistance awards.

 
 
News August 9, 2019

Reinvestment News Summer 2019

Reinvestment Fund today announced $1.8 million in financial and technical assistance awards to 23 projects through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) inaugural grants program. Funding for the HFFI grants program is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. Ten projects received a total of $1.4 million in financial assistance and another 13 projects received a total of $400,000 in technical assistance awards.

 
 
News May 3, 2019

Reinvestment News Spring 2019

Reinvestment Fund announced the appointment of Jeff Hebert, Partner at HR&A Advisors to its Policy Advisory Board. The Policy Advisory Board provides strategic direction to Reinvestment Fund’s policy research and analytical efforts. It also reviews Reinvestment Fund’s research methods and products.

 
 
News November 5, 2018

Reinvestment News Fall 2018

At Reinvestment Fund, the essence of our work is to build social cohesion and restore community fabric. This past week, we witnessed ghastly events fueled by division and hate—experiences that are fundamentally antithetical to our values. These challenging events underscore that our friendships, alliances and shared support is more important now than ever before.

 
 
News August 13, 2018

Reinvestment News Summer 2018

Remembering and Honoring Jeremy Nowak and other news

Jeremy Nowak was a visionary leader, who worked tirelessly for equity in low-income communities. As we grieve the loss of our founder, we share with you a glimpse into his brilliance and what made him one-of-a-kind.