Common Ground Solutions

Scalable Solutions

for Regional Challenges

We look for opportunities to help local, state, and federal leaders invest in smart solutions with wide applicability.

Every community is unique, but infrastructure challenges and opportunities are top priorities in every one of them.  And communities of all kinds are wrestling with tough challenges shared by many others.

CSI forges broad-based alliances to advance integrated, systems-based policy frameworks to scale smart solutions to tough infrastructure challenges that are bedeviling many communities across the region. 

CSI aims to practice good “lever-craft” by scanning the horizon for high-leverage interventions that can scale solutions that work for communities of all kinds – east or west, rural or urban – to build a future we’d all like to see.

CSI’s current work and track record are centered in four key areas: