There are currently over 500 OZ funds that have launched across the
The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts is a partnership between the Sorenson Impact Center and Forbes. The community organizations and OZ Funds on the Forbes OZ 20, including
“We have worked hard to be the first
According to Forbes and the Sorenson Impact Center, the Forbes OZ 20 list was created to showcase how large and small investors, as well as rural and urban communities, are pioneering dynamic, equity-minded approaches to the revitalization of distressed communities.
More than 8,700 opportunity zones were designated as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to drive investment into distressed communities. These tax-advantaged investments in opportunity zones are expanding economic opportunities across America in a variety of sectors—including education, technology, real estate, and more.
"The quality and standard of applications was excellent with communities and OZ funds showing a clear commitment to social impact," said