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Anchor Institutions

Anchor Institutions

Source: Mowatt Centre & Atkinson Foundation
Year: 2015

Unlike many corporations that come and go from communities, anchor institutions are public and nonprofit institutions that stay put. This report explores how we can spend our resources and procure services in ways that create opportunities for people who live on the economic margins.

Maximizing the Capacities of Advanced Education Institutions to Build Social Infrastructure for Canadian Communities

Maximizing the Capacities of Advanced Education Institutions to Build Social Infrastructure for Canadian Communities

Source: RECODE initiative and Simon Fraser University
Year: 2017

A discussion paper exploring how higher education institutions can harness and leverage their assets (financial, physical, relational, research and education) to build social infrastructure that will positively impact communities and advance societal well-being.

The Future of Health is Local: A Field Guide for Health Sector Leadership

The Future of Health is Local: A Field Guide for Health Sector Leadership

Source: BALLE
Year: 2016

This field guide, produced by The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, connects the dots between the social determinants of health and the framework of strategies that both BALLE and MIT's Presencing Institute have identified as the path forward in building thriving local economies.