Helping Communities Work is a public private partnership focused on asset-based community development and formed to align the assets and resources of nonprofit news rooms, community colleges, community banks and their respective strategic partners. Our solutions-focused approach empowers public service and entrepreneurial journalism to serve as central community assets and catalysts for change. The process is designed to help create and objectively report on community solutions to diverse societal problems. Apprentice Power is Helping Communities Work by employing innovations in work-based and lifelong learning. http://www.apprenticepower.us
Enterprise Capital catalyzes our plan through an innovative human and financial capital leveraging strategy, which can include national service funding, community reinvestment, reciprocal bank deposits, donor-advised funds, place-based impact investment and foreign direct investment.
Enterprise Capital is a powerful model for boosting the impact of funders, nonprofits and social enterprises alike. The process builds capacity, financial strength and resilience for the essential organizations serving our most distressed communities. The small business lending power of reciprocal deposits is also relevant to our education, human capital and workforce development strategies.