PORTFOLIO OF INITIATIVES
Developing the draft DRIVE Community Investment Plan began with a community-wide inventory of existing initiatives directly relating to DRIVE’s 10-year vision and focus on economic development, human capital, and neighborhood development. In total, 125 initiatives were reviewed, categorized, and assessed for inclusion based on their alignment, momentum and community buy-in, impact, feasibility, and diversity of impact. The assessment process, based on national best practices and coordination efforts with external experts, resulted in 25 major investment themes, which were ultimately developed into the 19 community investment initiatives summarized below.
THE IMPACT OF DRIVE
The DRIVE Community Investment Plan is comprised of 18 investment initiatives that collectively call for nearly $4.2 billion of investment across three major areas: economic development, human capital, and neighborhood revitalization. When successfully executed, the 10-year DRIVE Investment Plan will deliver the following outcomes for the Greater Fresno Region:
The DRIVE Community Investment Plan calls for over $4 billion of public, private, and philanthropic investment by 2030, as summarized below.
10-Year Investment: $4,180,700,000