Robin Hacke

Robin Hacke is the former Director of Capital Innovation at Living Cities (, a partnership among 22 major foundations and financial institutions that invests in revitalizing America’s cities. Ms. Hacke lead an effort to increase the capacity of underinvested domestic markets to absorb capital for the benefit of low-income communities .

Letting the Dollars Land

To realize the promise of community investment, the capacity of specific places to absorb available capital needs to grow.

Who is at the table?

Who is at the table is important for both capital absorption and for the success of investments that get made. For example, in the...

5 Guiding Principles to Build Capacity and Attract Capital

In the community development and investment fields, we have traditionally looked first to local organizations to address local needs. ...