What We Offer
Civic Communities offers lending and investment services aimed at providing products and services to organizations and businesses that have limited access to traditional capital or financing mechanisms. Services include New Markets Tax Credits, loans, lines of credit, as well as investments in housing and commercial real estate.
Civic’s investment strategy is to use leveraged financing to foster livable communities and healthy neighborhoods, nurture small business, and stimulate job creation in low and moderate-income communities. Community Impact Investment programs can assist with capital solutions through direct investments in real estate with investments in housing and commercial real estate.
Real estate and consulting solutions are offered to non-profit and community-based organizations, small real estate developers or investors. Project management and construction services support in-house projects, as well as to outside third parties.
Consulting and technical services are offered to non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, small real estate developers or investors, as well as other entities.
Structure of Civic Entities
Civic Community Partners and Civic Community Ventures operate as Civic Communities. These two entities work to enhance the quality of life for those living and working in low-income, under-served and distressed communities.
Civic Community Partners is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose primary mission is to provide investments in low-income communities and under-served neighborhoods in order to stimulate economic and community development for the benefit of residents and businesses that operate in those neighborhoods. Civic Community Partners applies for and deploys New Markets Tax Credit allocations and CDFI loans and investments.
Civic Community Ventures is a subsidiary of Civic Community Partners established to provide consulting services and technical assistance to community organizations. Services include project management and facilitation of development partnerships with third parties.
Civic San Diego is a separate but related 501 (c)(3) non-profit entity that provides redevelopment wind-down services to the City of San Diego via an operating agreement. Civic San Diego also manages specific construction projects on behalf of the City of San Diego.
While Civic Community Partners and Civic San Diego are separate legal entities both non-profits share a common board of directors.
Civic Community Partners Board of Directors
Andrew T. Phillips
President & CEO
Daniel Kay, PE
Executive Vice President, Engineering & Construction
Lisa M. Greeson, SPHR
Executive Vice President, Administration
Executive Vice President, Lending & Investments