Change Capital Fund, a collaborative of funders, fights poverty by investing in the development of new, data‐driven strategies created by sophisticated community organizations.


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July 20, 2016

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Using Data to Deliver Better Outcomes for Needy New Yorkers

News and analysis July 20, 2016 By Alex Daniels Residents of Cypress Hills have looked to Michelle Neugebauer for help for decades. Since she joined the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation as its first full-time employee in 1984, she’s helped residents of the low-income Brooklyn neighborhood … Continued

July 15, 2016

June 2016: Efforts to improve education pay off

Improving Education Outcomes During the first two years of receiving Change Capital Fund funding, grantees have been building out their poverty-fighting models and tracking the impact of their work.  One area of focus for three of our four grantees (Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, New S … Continued

July 15, 2016

May 2016: Creating Communities of Opportunity: Year 2

 A Letter From Our Board Chair, Steven Flax In May 2014, we embarked on a bold project to enable community development organizations to develop innovative methods to fight persistent poverty. We are now at the midpoint of this four-year endeavor and I am happy to report that our grantees have made r … Continued

June 2, 2016

Addressing Challenges in Community-Based Service Coordination

MDRC, the nation’s preeminent social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor, is evaluating the CCF initiative. This brief is the second in a series documenting the implementation of an economic mobility initiative by New Yo … Continued