As part of the Momentus Capital family of organizations, we are uniquely positioned to provide a continuum of financial, social, and knowledge capital to help uplift all people’s right to achieve the dreams they have for themselves, their communities, and generations to come.
With decades of experience across lending, capacity building, public policy, and impact investments, our teams are focused on supporting locally led solutions that strengthen the kinds of shared pillars – housing, education, healthy food, and more – that help build healthy communities and generational wealth.
THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Community and economic development are becoming increasingly cross-sectoral, creating opportunities for Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and other organizations to bring a holistic lens to the issues facing communities.
The Social Determinants of Health Framework (SDOH) is our path for assessing our progress toward this holistic vision.
Here are examples of organizations we serve in each of the six SDOH domains.
THE PLACES WE SERVE
In line with our goal to help support economic mobility and wealth creation through more equitable access to capital and opportunities, we bring our listen-first approach to multiple cities across the country.
We learn what works in one community and adapt it to ensure we create solutions tailored to local circumstances and priorities in another community.
With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia and San Diego, California, we live and work in large urban areas and cities across the country, including, California, Michigan, Texas, the New York Tri-state area, and the Washington metropolitan area.
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Stories of Impact
Affordable Housing Preservation Project Comes to Fruition
In Redwood City rents are twice the national median and more than half of the households earn an income of less than 60 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI). Capital Impact and HIP Housing took steps to preserve the 10-unit apartment building on Rolison Road into affordable studios in an effort to support affordable and inclusive housing for communities living with low income.
Delivering Quality Healthcare to Empower Older Adults
Urban Health Plan in the Bronx, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with more than 10 clinic locations serving communities across New York City, is focused on building a collaborative network of services to better serve the aging population and address their layered medical needs. Capital Impact and LIIF’s financing aims to support and grow such unique community-based health care infrastructures to improve health outcomes of communities living with low income.
Supporting Cooperatives to Create Equitable Opportunities
Cooperatives are a unique, democratic business model in which members’ ability to mobilize their combined resources can be a real force for positive change. Recognizing this fact, the Independent Drivers Guild , a union affiliate advocating for for-hire drivers in NYC sought Capital Impact and applied for its yearly Co-op Innovation Award.