COhatch is an innovative co-working concept that aims to become the new Town Hall for America. Opposite the big box model for co-working, COhatch builds a dozen or so small units in each community to restore historic properties (fire stations, libraries, churches), offer a mix of work and recreational space, and create intentional strategies to uplift the faith-based nonprofit community in the world.
Community lenders face a variety of problems that put them at a competitive disadvantage. Many cannot afford to invest and develop new technologies to help keep up with application intake, collect documents securely, follow up with borrowers, service loans faster, etc. LoanWell is an End-to-End platform for lenders with intake, origination, underwriting, closing, servicing, and reporting all in one platform. The system can be completed branded and customized and is specifically designed with flexibility in mind for the multi-faceted origination and servicing needs of lenders.
The Beacon Campus of the YMCA of the Triangle provides poverty relief through a 32-acre community development project focused on housing, cradle-to-college education, and wellness. It presents a major, long-term commitment to provide access to amenities and resources so that residents of all incomes in SE Raleigh can flourish.
LoanWell’s fintech platform has been one of leading forces assisting North Carolina’s small business recovery from the coronavirus shutdown. Click the image to read the story.
NeighborHealth is one of the North Carolina’s most innovative solutions to provide high quality health care to low-income mothers. They recently received federal designation as a Community Health Center. Click the image to read the impact report.
Throughout spring and summer 2020, Commonwealth is convening a group of kingdom-minded investors in the Triangle area for a series of boardroom-style investment pitches from some of the area's most promising impact investing deals.
Sagamore Institute is Commonwealth's think tank partner providing research and consulting to strengthen the North Carolina market. Please see some of these stories below.
COVID-19 with James White
Sagamore scholar James White responds to COVID-19 with messages for the Raleigh-Durham community.
Sagamore has an operating partnership with Charlotte-based Samaritan's Feet to reduce illness suffered by the 300 million children who lack shoes.
Sagamore has formed an operating partnership with Mission Triangle to deliver biblically-based training and consulting services to strengthen nonprofit business performance.
Sagamore president Jay Hein promoted Asheville NC-based Project Health in a white paper commissioned by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Jobs For Life
Sagamore fellow Dr. Amy Sherman has written a program guidebook and evaluation tools for this Raleigh-based solution to joblessness.