Here we have compiled a list of national industry trade associations, research institutions and organizations of interest to social investors and community development finance professionals. These lists will be revised regularly as the fields evolve.
As part of our commitment to being a resource for place-based investing in New York City, we are also in the process of compiling lists of prominent Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs), banks and government agencies involved in community development in New York City.
Community Development Finance: Opportunity Finance Network CDFI Fund CDFI Coalition National Community Investment Fund National Community Reinvestment Coalition Wall Street Without Walls Impact Investing: Calvert Foundation Global Impact Investing Network Making Money Make Change Investor’s Circle Social Venture Network Community Development Venture Capital Alliance Pacific Community Ventures Cambridge Associates - Mission Related Investing Research Institutions: Monitor Institute – With lead funding from Rockefeller Foundation, the Monitor Institute released a comprehensive report on Impact Investing in January 2009 National Community Investment Fund - Social Performance Metrics Center for Community Capital - University of North Carolina Community Development Finance Lab - Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy Institute for Responsible Investment - Boston College NYC CDFIs: This is a list of prominent CDFIs in New York City in addition to those among our borrowers. For an exhaustive list of all registered CDFIs in New York City, please consult the following list organized by state here. Bethex Federal Credit Union Community Development Trust Community Development Venture Capital Association (CDVCA) Community Preservation Corporation Corporation for Supportive Housing Enterprise Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Low Income Investment Fund NYC Financial Network Action Consortium Nonprofit Finance Fund Primary Care Development Corporation Seedco NYC CDCs: Abysinnian Development Corporation Alianza Dominicana Allen A.M.E. Neighborhood Preservation and Development Corporation Astella Development Corporation Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Belmont Arthur Avenue LDC Bridge Street Development Corporation Bronx Shepherds Restoration Corporation Church Avenue Merchants Block Association Community Association of Progressive Dominicans Community League of the Heights Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation East New York Urban Youth Corps Fifth Avenue Committee Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement Hope Community, Inc. Manhattan Valley Development Corporation MDB Community Housing Corporation Northfield Community Local Development Corporation Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition Phase: Piggy Back, Inc. Pratt Area Community Council Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation
South Bronx Community Management Company, Inc.
South Bronx Overal Economic Development Corporation St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corporation Urban Strategies Inc. We Stay/Nos Quedamos West Harlem Group Assistance Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDCo) Banks: Bank of America Chase Community Development Group Deutsche Bank Community Development Finance Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group HSBC Community Development Wachovia Community Development Finance Governmental & Quasi-Governmental Agencies: New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) NYC Housing Development Corporation (HPD)