The Baltimore Award	<br />Total Living Cities Funding<br />$2.77 million in grants<br />$15 million in program-related inv...
Baltimore Integration Partnership<br />CBP<br />EBDI<br />Red Line<br />
Baltimore Integration PartnershipBuilding on Reinvestment Models<br />East Baltimore Development<br />$340 million in tota...
Baltimore Integration PartnershipBuilding on Reinvestment Models<br />East Baltimore Development<br />Strong Resident Enga...
Baltimore Integration PartnershipExpanding Infrastructure<br />Central Baltimore Partnership<br />Coalition of neighborhoo...
 Improve opportunities for residents
 Promote thriving residential market (market 	and affordable)
 Increase engagement of anchor institutions
 Build capacity to implement community 	development strategies</li></li></ul><li>Baltimore Integration PartnershipStructur...
CollaborationThe BIP Partnership<br />Coordinator<br />Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers<br />Public<br />College/...
TRF Profile<br />The Reinvestment Fund builds wealth and opportunity for low-income people and places through the promotio...
Currently manages $700 millionin capital, with nearly830 investors</li></ul>Policy & <br />Information Services<br />Real ...
Implementing the BIP<br />A central goal of the BIP is to facilitate, in partnership with area employers and developers, a...
Implementing the BIP<br />Target Areas Eligible for Capital<br />New CBP Workforce Outreach<br />Existing EBDI Enhanced Wo...
TRF’s Baltimore Integration Partnership products:<br />Pre-Development Loans<br />Acquisition, Construction/Bridge Loans  ...
Developers/borrowers must work towards a set of goals to maximize the investment’s return for area communities and residen...
ImplementationConnections to Providers and Residents<br />BIP is reaching out to  job seekers in Central and East Baltimor...
JumpStart – a pre-apprenticeship construction training program;
  Other organizations like the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. and Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Health Care<...
Implementing the BIPPartnering with Anchor Institutions <br />Anchor Institutions influence the BIP Target Areas<br /> Eas...
Implementing the BIPSystems Change / New Normal <br />Seeking to create sustainability of integration of capital and workf...
Appendix<br />
BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context - Population<br />2000	     2010<br />City	651,154     620,961<br />BIP	50,756	     44,44...
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About the Baltimore Integration Partnership

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  2. 2. The Baltimore Award <br />Total Living Cities Funding<br />$2.77 million in grants<br />$15 million in program-related investments and commercial debt<br />Goal: Reconnect low-income Baltimore City residents who are predominantly African American to the regional economy, maximize the linkage between physical and human capital development, and to reinvest in targeted inner-core neighborhoods so that they become regionally competitive, economically diverse, sustainable communities of choice. <br />
  3. 3. Baltimore Integration Partnership<br />CBP<br />EBDI<br />Red Line<br />
  4. 4. Baltimore Integration PartnershipBuilding on Reinvestment Models<br />East Baltimore Development<br />$340 million in total investment<br />220 new units of housing<br />300,000 SF Life Sciences Facility<br />500-Bed 22 Story residency for grad students<br />New East Baltimore Community School<br />MD Public Health Laboratory<br />Community Arts Education Facility<br />
  5. 5. Baltimore Integration PartnershipBuilding on Reinvestment Models<br />East Baltimore Development<br />Strong Resident Engagement<br />Family Advocacy and Support Services<br />Workforce Development/Economic Inclusion<br />355 active residents in workforce pipeline<br />275 Cumulative Job Placements<br />
  6. 6. Baltimore Integration PartnershipExpanding Infrastructure<br />Central Baltimore Partnership<br />Coalition of neighborhood, private, public, and institutional interests that are implementing a comprehensive community development strategy<br />5 Point Plan for CBP (paraphrased)<br /><ul><li> Foster commercial development
  7. 7. Improve opportunities for residents
  8. 8. Promote thriving residential market (market and affordable)
  9. 9. Increase engagement of anchor institutions
  10. 10. Build capacity to implement community development strategies</li></li></ul><li>Baltimore Integration PartnershipStructuring Future Opportunities<br />Red Line Corridor<br />Planned 14 mile East West Transit Light Rail Line<br />2014 projected construction start date<br />Pending FTA approval for preliminary engineering<br />$2.1 billion in economic activity<br />9,801 projected direct jobs / 15,006 total jobs<br />2008 Community Compact<br />New City and State community and economic empowerment officers<br />
  11. 11. CollaborationThe BIP Partnership<br />Coordinator<br />Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers<br />Public<br />College/University<br />Johns Hopkins University<br />State of Maryland<br />City of Baltimore<br />Maryland Institute College of Art<br />University of Baltimore<br />Nonprofit<br />Philanthropic <br />Annie E. Casey Foundation<br />Job Opportunities Task Force<br />Associated Black Charities<br />East Baltimore Development, Inc<br />The Goldseker Foundation<br />Central Maryland Transportation Alliance<br />Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative<br />Central Baltimore Partnership<br />Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative<br />Community Development Financial Institution<br />The Reinvestment Fund<br />
  12. 12. TRF Profile<br />The Reinvestment Fund builds wealth and opportunity for low-income people and places through the promotion of socially and environmentally responsible development.<br />Business Lines<br />Lending & Investing <br /><ul><li>$1 billion in cumulative investments and loans throughout the mid-Atlantic
  13. 13. Currently manages $700 millionin capital, with nearly830 investors</li></ul>Policy & <br />Information Services<br />Real Estate Development<br />PolicyMap<br />
  14. 14. Implementing the BIP<br />A central goal of the BIP is to facilitate, in partnership with area employers and developers, an integrated investment in both communities and residents by helping finance revitalization projects that provide employment opportunities or other benefits for low-income area residents. The BIP seeks to build on and connect existing assets, infrastructure, and area community partners to accomplish this including:<br />Anchor Institutions<br /> Transit Oriented Development<br /> Existing Investment/Market Strength<br /> Community Partners/Infrastructure (EBDI/CBP)<br />BIP Partners<br />The BIP can provide employers and developers:<br />Project Development Lending<br />Connections to Workforce Providers and Job Ready Area Residents <br />Co-Investment in Job Training<br />
  15. 15. Implementing the BIP<br />Target Areas Eligible for Capital<br />New CBP Workforce Outreach<br />Existing EBDI Enhanced Workforce Training<br />Future Workforce Focus<br />
  16. 16. TRF’s Baltimore Integration Partnership products:<br />Pre-Development Loans<br />Acquisition, Construction/Bridge Loans <br />Small Business loans<br />Semi-Permanent Loans <br />New Market Tax Credit eligible loans and financing<br />Projects must meet two of these four criteria:<br />Create short or long term employment opportunities for low-income area residents;<br />Offer opportunities for low-income area residents/employees to build equity<br />Increase/improve neighborhood amenities and services to create opportunity and deliver tangible benefits to low-income residents;<br />Make improvements to community conditions by addressing blight and vacant property through new construction and/or rehabilitation of existing uses based on a community plan or demonstrated community support. <br />ImplementationProject Development Lending<br />
  17. 17. Developers/borrowers must work towards a set of goals to maximize the investment’s return for area communities and residents. These goals include: <br />27% of contracting must be dedicated to African American Business Enterprises.<br />Inclusion of a local workforce as part of construction of the project.<br />The BIP and the developer/borrower will jointly develop a Workforce Resources and Inclusion Plan identifying any planned hiring opportunities and reflecting how inclusion goals will be achieved prior to loan closing. <br />ImplementationProject Development Lending<br />
  18. 18. ImplementationConnections to Providers and Residents<br />BIP is reaching out to job seekers in Central and East Baltimore and providing connections to employment opportunities identified through the initiative;<br />The BIP will work with developers and employers to identify specific opportunities for low income area residents such as project related construction jobs or longer term positions that can lead to a career;<br />BIP partners can provide local pre-screened, pre-qualified, job ready area residents for hiring consideration. <br />Workforce partners:<br /><ul><li> City of Baltimore MOED; EBDI; CBP
  19. 19. JumpStart – a pre-apprenticeship construction training program;
  20. 20. Other organizations like the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. and Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Health Care</li></li></ul><li>Connect low income residents to employment opportunities via appropriate, high quality occupational training that meets the needs of employers for a skilled workforce.<br />Fund Purposes:<br />Hard skills/ occupational training for residents of the BIP target areas/partner communities that is tied to a specific job commitment from an employer or developer (customized or on the job training)<br />Pre-bridge or bridge remediation in literacy and numeracy for a particular candidate or population from partner communities, if tied to a specific job placement/commitment<br />Coaching for incumbent workers if leads to career advancement and increased wages.<br />Needs co-investment and commitments from employers.<br />ImplementationWorkforce Development Training Fund<br />
  21. 21. Implementing the BIPPartnering with Anchor Institutions <br />Anchor Institutions influence the BIP Target Areas<br /> Eastside (JHH), <br /> Central Baltimore (UB, MICA, and JHU)<br /> Westside (UMB).<br />Opportunity: Build on proximity of these institutions as influencing agents in the target areas for the revitalization and the workforce development opportunities that they may offer particularly through:<br /> Local hiring practices<br /> Procurement activities (local small businesses)<br /> Capital investments (both revitalization and job opportunities)<br />
  22. 22. Implementing the BIPSystems Change / New Normal <br />Seeking to create sustainability of integration of capital and workforce.<br />Policy shifts at Anchor Institutions<br />Policy considerations in City Hall, Annapolis and DC.<br />Economic inclusion policies and practices that better structure local hiring opportunities within public financing of capital projects.<br />Increased investments in worker training that lead to real jobs<br />A broader view of community development that includes human capital development as key to future growth/ prosperity<br />
  23. 23. Appendix<br />
  24. 24. BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context - Population<br />2000 2010<br />City 651,154 620,961<br />BIP 50,756 44,441 <br />Source: Baltimore City Planning Department compilation of 2010 Census Data. Data for BIP communities includes the total for the entire neighborhoods that are within BIP target areas. Actual figures for BIP not yet available.<br />
  25. 25. BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context - Race<br />2010 Percent Population by Race<br />City BIP<br />White 28% 18%<br />Black/African-American 63% 72%<br />Asian 2.3% 5%<br />Other .5% .4%<br />Two or More 1.7% 1.8%<br />Hispanic 4.2% 2.7%<br />●<br />●<br />●<br />●<br />●<br />●<br />Source: Baltimore City Planning Department compilation of 2010 Census Data. Data for BIP communities includes the total for the entire neighborhoods that are within BIP target areas. Actual figures for BIP not yet available.<br />
  26. 26. BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context - Housing<br />2008 Housing Typology<br />Median Sales Price*<br />2007 2010<br />City $153,000 $110,000<br />Region $273,000 $235,000<br />*Source: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems. The Reinvestment Fund<br />
  27. 27. BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context – Income<br />2009 Median Household Income<br />TargetArea<br />City<br />*Source: The Reinvestment Fund’s PolicyMap<br />
  28. 28. BIP CommunitiesCommunity Context - Unemployment<br />JHU Study of Central Baltimore*<br />As of 2007:<br /><ul><li> Population 3614
  29. 29. Unemployment Rate: 22%
  30. 30. Less than HS Diploma 51.2%</li></ul>Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation*Schachtel, Marsha, “Potential for Resident Employment in Partner Universities and Affiliates,” April 7, 2010<br />
  31. 31. Contact Information<br />Kurt Sommer<br />Baltimore Integration Partnership<br />Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers<br />2 East Read Street, 2nd Floor<br />Baltimore, MD 21202<br />410-727-1205 x 1202<br />ksommer@abagrantmakers.org<br />www.baltimorepartnership.org<br />Dana Johnson<br />The Reinvestment Fund<br />2 East Read Street, 1st Floor<br />Baltimore, MD 21202<br />410-783-1110<br />dana.johnson@trfund.com<br />www.trfund.com<br />

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