Missouri Workforce Housing Association

moworkforcehousing.com mowhaRise is a founding member of MOWHA. The mission of the Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA) is to have a sustained effort influencing positive workforce housing policy at the federal, state, and local levels. It works with the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC), the Affordable Housing Assistance Program (AHAP), Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), Trust Fund, Supportive Housing, and other housing programs for low-income Missourians.

Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis

communitybuildersstl.org Rise is a member of the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis (CBN), an association of community building nonprofits working to build vibrant neighborhoods where people of different incomes, races, and walks of life can access the opportunities and resources necessary for a good life. CBN believes that strong neighborhoods help to build a stronger and more competitive regional economy. CBN works towards these goals by:

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  • developing a more supportive community building system
  • raising public awareness of the need and importance for community building

National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership

neighborhoodindicators.org Rise partner page NNIP_PartnersBadge_Logo_RGBRise is the St. Louis local partner for the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP). NNIP is a learning network, coordinated by the Urban Institute, of independent organizations in 30 cities that share a mission to ensure all communities have access to data and the skills to use information to advance equity and well-being across neighborhoods. NNIP partners are committed to democratizing information. They concentrate on facilitating the direct practical use of data by city and community leaders, and have adopted as a primary purpose using information to build the capacities of institutions and residents in distressed urban neighborhoods.

St. Louis CDFI Coalition

The St. Louis CDFI Coalition is a partnership among nine Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that offer an array of capital, development, and consulting services and share a common mission to empower a comprehensively healthy St. Louis community through support for nonprofits, small businesses, and communities facing disinvestment.

Illinois Housing Council

The Illinois Housing Council (IHC) is a statewide membership organization, created to promote the stabilization of communities through the production and preservation of affordable housing. The Illinois Housing Council (IHC) is the preeminent voice for industry leaders involved in the creation and preservation of affordable housing in Illinois. As a non-profit, member-based organization, IHC serves as a resource for information, education, and networking opportunities for our members from across all sectors. IHC advocates for state-wide affordable-housing-friendly policy and legislation by building constructive relationships with local, state, and federal officials and by serving as the ‘go-to’ organization for affordable housing in Illinois.