Founded in 1987, Rise (formerly named the Regional Housing and Community Development Alliance) works in partnership with nonprofit, financial, and governmental organizations to redevelop properties, strengthen neighborhoods, and build more equitable communities in the St. Louis area. In addition to developing market-rate and affordable housing, the nonprofit provides capacity-building technical assistance and promotes community development policy and affordable housing advocacy in the region.  To date, Rise has developed more than 4,000 homes and 60,000 square feet of commercial space, and has provided $2.7 million in grants to boost the capacity of 20 community development organizations.

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