Cornerstone’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

Happy Holidays from Cornerstone Partnership! As an end-of-the-year special, we gathered the top 10 blog posts from this past year so you can remember the themes, ideas, and stories of 2014! Happy reading!     A Look at the Data: Greater Social Impact Through Long-Term Affordable Homeownership by Thane Maxwell,…

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Cornerstone Partnership Hosts 2014 Fall Capacity Building Institute

This past month, we hosted 9 of our Cornerstone Homeownership Innovation Program (CHIP) Grantees for 3 days of sharings, trainings, and workshops in Oakland’s beautiful Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square. The CBI was packed with discussions and working groups on topics like the 2014 HomeKeeper Social Impact Report, an in-development…

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Member TA Question: Program-Related Investments

Member TA Question: Has anyone in our community utilized a program-related investment (PRI), or similar structure, to enable foundations to invest in low-income housing developments? – Christopher Himes, Salesforce Foundation (July, 2014) Member Response: The California Community Foundation has used a program related investment (PRI) to support low-income housing development…

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Working with Homebuyers: Tips from Your Peers

Last month, the Cornerstone Partnership hosted a discussion-based peer learning webinar on the topic “Working with Homebuyers: From Application to Post-Purchase Monitoring.” During the call we shared some of the lessons learned and tips we’ve collected from our members over the years and facilitated related discussions and open sharing amongst…

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