Helping Communities Work (HCW) empowers potential impact investors to select impact themes from 169 sustainable development targets, which are incorporated in the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goal. Investors also have the option to directly support their investments through sponsorships, paid fellowships, volunteerism and other forms of national service advocacy.
HCW welcomes and facilitates collaborations with government agencies, such as the EPA's Office of Community Revitalization (OCR), which provides investor engagement strategies that can be useful for those considering an opportunity zone investment. OCR also works with other federal agencies to align technology and other resources that support community-driven solutions. https://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/leveraging-opportunity-zones-community-revitalization - https://www.epa.gov/sites/default/files/2021-01/documents/five_strategies_engaging_oz_investors.pdf