Join Upstart Co-Lab for two webinars in May
Creative Places and Businesses: Catalyzing Community Growth
Thursday, May 3
2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
Co-hosted by Opportunity Finance Network
CDFIs have invested in creative places and businesses for decades as a fundamental part of developing healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities. Today $1.5 billion of investable opportunities in the creative economy have the potential to stabilize threatened communities and benefit regions looking to attract and develop quality jobs.
As part of the webinar, OFN invites CDFIs to complete this brief survey.
- Betsy Biemann, Chief Executive Officer, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
- Laura Callanan, Founding Partner, Upstart Co-Lab.
- Clara Miller, President Emerita, F.B. Heron Foundation.
- Alan Ramirez, Director of Lending, Colorado Enterprise Fund.
Impact Investing in the Creative Economy
Thursday, May 31
2:00 – 3:30PM ET
Co-hosted by Foundation Center and Grantmakers in the Arts
There is an opportunity today to engage capital that values diversity, equity, and inclusion to help shape a creative economy that reflects the culture and heritage of communities and creatives across the U.S.