The Rockefeller Foundation Announces the Communities Thrive Challenge Grantees
Today, we are thrilled to share the names of the 10 organizations that will each receive a $1 million grant as part of the Communities Thrive Challenge, a joint funding opportunity from The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Each organization is not only making a tremendous impact in its community but also offering insight into how others might address some of the biggest challenges facing our country. Their work sheds light on crucial questions, such as:
How might places that have fallen on difficult economic times reinvent their economies and create more opportunity for all?
How might local investors use their dollars to not only generate returns but also spur good jobs for low-income workers?
How might state and local governments ensure that all of their residents who are eligible for public benefits actually receive them?
Launched in April of 2018, the Communities Thrive Challenge promised $1 million grants to organizations with high-impact, potentially scalable, and community-driven approaches to tackling systemic barriers to economic opportunity in the United States...