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COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

[Updated April 6, 2020] We’re sharing with you—our community—the same message and COVID-19 resources 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. This is rapidly evolving. We will update […]

AdvanceHER: Unlocking Opportunities for Women and Girls in San Diego and Abroad

In our quest to increase economic opportunity for underestimated groups, we knew we’d want to emphasize supporting women and girls. With a diverse and largely female team, empowering more women has always felt natural to us. We’ve long wanted to connect the resources and needs of our community in new intentional ways that make a […]

Mission Driven Finance Selected as an ImpactAssets 50 2020 Emerging Impact Manager

ImpactAssets Releases Ninth Annual IA 50 Impact Investment Fund Manager Showcase with New Emerging Impact Category   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Wilda Wong | 858-880-0252 x708 | wilda@missiondrivenfinance.com (SAN DIEGO)—February 25, 2020—Mission Driven Finance has been named as an Emerging Impact Manager in ImpactAssets‘s ImpactAssets 50 2020 (IA 50), a publicly available, online database […]

Support Local Black-owned businesses in San Diego and watch our communities thrive

The best way to celebrate Black History Month this year? Shop at local Black-owned small businesses. Economic power is the fundamental building block of healthy and thriving communities. With it, communities flourish—with improved health outcomes, educational opportunities, and the accumulation of wealth to support health and happiness for many generations to come.  Unfortunately, a recent […]

We’re striving for progress, not perfection in 2020

“Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With 2019 officially behind us, […]

What is the price of freedom?

When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech at the Washington Monument, he saw a country seared with painful injustices and hate. But he also recognized the great potential for equality, love, and freedom. Now more than 45 years later, how are we doing as a nation in realizing […]

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