January 10, 2011

Living Cities to Host Boot Camp to Spur Regional Economic Transformation

Posted in Philanthropy at 8:22 pm by philanthropynews

Living Cities, a consortium of twenty-two large foundations and financial institutions, has announced that it will host a three-day boot camp in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Harvard Kennedy School for metropolitan regions that have received millions in federal planning dollars to transform their regional economies.

Sponsored by the Ford, Surdna, and Annie E. Casey foundations, the boot camp, January 10-12, is designed to build participants’ capacity to use strategy to drive economic sustainability and equity; harness capital to realize a regional vision; ground efforts in real-time data to advance desired outcomes; and ensure meaningful and inclusive long-term participation.

(Read more via Philanthropy News Digest.)