11 Tips for Foundations Interested in Getting Involved in OZs

Publication date: 
January, 2018

The Opportunity Zone program, a new federal tax incentive intended to attract investments to low-income communities, is quickly rolling out across the U.S., as funds and states develop strategies to facilitate investments. 

Early movers are often responsible for shaping the ultimate direction and success of new government programs of significant scale and, as the OZ program unfolds, foundations with an eye to impact are moving quickly to get involved in ways that appropriately fit their capacity and priorities.

In this resource Mission Investors Exchange shares evolving advice from the field on how some foundations are getting up to speed with the OZ program, creating their individual strategies, and monitoring this fast-moving program.

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