| Below are some of the latest innovations designed to help a broad range of investors participate more in community investing. Many Community Investment Institutions (CIIs) have developed innovative programs and products themselves, but the list below focuses on those important to the broader community investing field. Please continue to check back for updates.
Community Investment Database – the most comprehensive searchable database of over 500 CIIs with detailed social impact and financial information.
CARS™ Rating System – comprehensive analysis of CIIs including a combined rating based on impact performance and financial strength and performance.
CDARS – service providing investors with the opportunity to deposit up to $20 million in community development banks and receive full FDIC insurance.
CDFI Data Project – industry collaboration to ensure access to and use of data to improve practice and attract resources to the CII field.