Change Capital Fund (CCF), a collaborative of 17 funders, invests in community organizations to increase economic mobility in persistently low-income neighborhoods. Through flexible, data-driven funding and capacity building, CCF’s four grantees have increased program and data coordination, and are serving more individuals and families with better outcomes.
CCF Grantees Improve College Success Rates Getting a college degree is a ticket out of poverty. An adult with a college diploma earns more than double than one with a high school degree. Twenty of the 25 fastest growing city-based jobs with salaries over $50,000 require a college diploma. But colleg … Continued
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 fifth in a five part series by MDRC. It highlights the benefits of donor collaboration and exp … Continued
Creating Public Benefit Rationales Change Capital Fund’s grantees have been increasing their capacity to implement cross-program tracking systems, use program data to analyze progress and confront pitfalls, and understand the true and full cost of achieving an outcome. Now, with the help of Lili Elk … Continued
Grantees’ Huge Strides Three and a half years into the 4-year CCF initiative, grantees continue to make huge strides in providing more and more residents from persistently low-income neighborhoods with the services and support they need to succeed. Grantees are scaling programs that work and, wit … Continued