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Letters from Lauren: September/October 2022

Letters from Lauren: September/October 2022

In the last few months, four strategies with client-partners made the first investments into the community, we welcomed new partnerships and portfolio companies, and the second cohort of community finance fellows graduated.

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Thank you to our 2nd fellowship cohort!

Thank you to our 2nd fellowship cohort!

Today concludes our formal year of learning together with the second cohort of the Community Finance Fellowship at Mission Driven Finance. Join us in extending a huge thanks to them for a fruitful year together!

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Letters from Lauren: August 2022

Letters from Lauren: August 2022

This quarter marks a huge milestone in Mission Driven Finance’s history—we have now flowed over $50 million in “assets into community” (AIC) across more than 100 loan transactions!

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Letters from Lauren: June/July 2022

Letters from Lauren: June/July 2022

We’re welcoming summer, (safe) gathering, and new fund launches with our partners—and still mourning that the long battles against COVID-19 and systemic bias continue.

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Letters from Lauren: May/June 2022

Letters from Lauren: May/June 2022

Reflecting on Memorial Day and the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, it’s easy to feel like we’re treading water as a society. But we believe in the power of freedom dreams and radical imagination to continue building a future that works for all.

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Food Funded 2022

Food Funded 2022

Food entrepreneurs and investors gathered for educational workshops and live investment presentations to catalyze funding for food ventures at this year’s Food Funded summit. 

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