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Community Capital in Action: New Financial Models for Resilient Cities

In the past decade, with the economic crisis and the transformation of welfare societies, NGOs, community organisations and civic developers – City Makers – established some of the most important services and spaces in formerly vacant buildings, underused areas and neglected neighborhoods. Consolidating their presence in the regenerated spaces, these initiatives are increasingly looking into the power of the local community, the dispersed crowd and new financial actors to invest in their activities. …

Daniela Patti and Levente Polyák are founders of Eutropian, a planning, policy and research organisation helping urban regeneration processes.

Projekt Neue Nachbarschaft Quelle: #SummerReads: While Levente Polyak and Daniela Patti from Eutropian are taking over the ECF instagram #ECFtakeover, find out more about their work in this article on financing civic spaces and new financial models for resilient citites.