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Lauren co-founded Mission Driven Finance and is our chief community officer. She loves strategy, inclusive opportunity, co-creating, maps, hiking, and cheese. Learn more about Lauren here.
COVID-19 letter to borrowers

COVID-19 letter to borrowers

We’re sharing with you—our community—the same message for small businesses and nonprofits that we provided to our active borrowers. During this challenging time, stay true to your values and support each other. None of us will come out of this unchanged. See our COVID-19 resources for small businesses and nonprofits.

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B Corp: Best for the World honoree

B Corp: Best for the World honoree

A year ago, we were certified as a B Corporation. This month we were named as one of the Best For The World for our incredible customers—the changemaking companies we support. We rank in the top 10% of all 3,000+ B Corps around the world for the positive impact we make together with our customers!

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Legacy Arts: Intentional impact investing

Legacy Arts: Intentional impact investing

We were delighted to share with Legacy Arts Magazine how impact investing can support wealth managers, financial planners, and advisors to offer their clients new strategies to craft a legacy with meaning.

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Our thoughts on San Diego’s Business Incentive Program

Our thoughts on San Diego’s Business Incentive Program

Yesterday, colleagues from Business For Good San Diego and I gave public testimony at the Economic Development & Intergovernmental Relations Committee (ED&IR) of the San Diego City Council as they reviewed proposed updates to the City's Business Incentive...

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What’s happening with Opportunity Zones?

What’s happening with Opportunity Zones?

An interesting piece of legislation included in 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the Opportunity Zones program. We've been digging in with colleagues across the country on how this can drive investment into neighborhoods that need it. So what's the scoop? The...

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Borrower Spotlight: LuckyBolt

Borrower Spotlight: LuckyBolt

The $250,000 loan from Mission Driven Finance enables LuckyBolt to expand from a shared commissary kitchen to their own commercial kitchen and storefront.

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