Charles,I would strongly advise looking at the two attached documents. One is a Revolving Fund Impact Report that the NTHP developed in collaboration with the 1772 Foundation and SCAD in 2014. It offers a good overview of what different funds do and their accomplishments.Probably more useful for your purposes is the attached master's thesis. It was done by Oliva Mitchell at Penn in 2011. When I working to develop a fledgling fund in Louisville several years ago, I found the data she compiled exceptionally helpful. It shows that funds vary a lot in terms of organization, operation, and priorities, and taking local conditions and opportunities into account is really important. This is, in some ways, a no-brainer, but it helped myself and my colleagues think realistically about what we could do and where we could have an impact.Although neither of these are feasibility studies, they should help you begin developing yours. Certainly they provide lots of relevant examples to draw from.Best,
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