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Sorenson Impact Center, Forbes launch list of top opportunity zone catalysts

The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts​, a partnership between the Sorenson Impact Center and Forbes, has today announced a new list recognizing community organizations and OZ Funds that are committed to achieving equitable economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities throughout the country. More than 8,700 opportunity zones were designated as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These zones [...]

2019-12-12T09:56:18-07:00December 12th, 2019|

Why investors should mine for diamonds in their own backyards

Two new pieces of legislation are creating unique opportunities for investors to fund innovative projects in an unexpected place — their own backyard. Jim Sorenson, founder of the Sorenson Impact Center here at the David Eccles School of Business, writes about these two new bills — the Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) and the Social Impact Partnership to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA) — for The [...]

2018-03-15T13:48:05-06:00March 15th, 2018|