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February 12, 2020

Consulting and Advisory Services

We offer a variety of services to community stakeholders—local governments, community foundations, grassroots organizations, anchor institutions and collaboratives—interested in advancing a democratic economy, from initial grounding workshops and facilitated convenings to long-term place-based engagements and cohort network building.

To start a conversation about whether we can help you advance your work to build community wealth, email us at

Below, we’ve included a portfolio of selected case studies and reports from our work in the field with partners.

May 29, 2019

Harvard School of Public Health Highlights UMass Memorial's Anchor Journey

Hospitals and health systems, particularly nonprofit ones, are challenged with providing top healthcare in ever changing and challenging financial, regulatory, and service environments. They manage thousands of staff and provide care to nearly every American at some point in their lives. Given these

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Memphis Medical District Collaborative: Catalyzing Change on a Community Level

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is a community development organization working with partners to strengthen the communities in the Memphis Medical District.Between July and September 2018, The Democracy Collaborative and Innovate Memphis conducted a review of MMDC’s work during its first

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