Summer has wound down, and we continue to activate a bevy of intentional impact capital vehicles, including closing 5 homes for child care.
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Many of our team will be on the fall conference circuit again. If you see us, be sure to say hi!
Meet the first five grantees of the Fibers Fund: Botanical Colors, Fibrevolution, MAHDIYYAH, Kept Studio, and ROOLĒ.
Care Access Real Estate (CARE), a social impact specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) for child care operated by Mission Driven Finance, acquired five residential properties in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.
Since its launch, WEPOWER Capital has invested in 3 St. Louis Black and Latinx-owned companies: Bold Xchange, RooterMan by J3 Enterprises, and Cheryl’s Herbs.
Mission Driven Finance and Impact Charitable partner to accelerate the flow of impact-first capital by combining their unique expertise.
We wrote this North Star into the company theory of change: “Financial systems that perpetuate poverty are flipped to systems that eradicate it.” Systems change sounds really cool, but admittedly can be hard to picture. It is thrilling to see it coming into clearer focus, hopefully for you too.
With this investment to accelerate impact for communities across the country, World Education Services will help close capital gaps to close opportunity gaps.
SAFSF and Fibershed announced the launch of the Integrated Capital Fibers Fund with Mission Driven Finance, recognizing that natural fiber and dye crops can and should play a key role in vibrant, economically viable regenerative agriculture.
Catalytic capital works to unlock investments that would not otherwise be possible — expanding opportunity, strengthening communities, and fueling innovation that benefits both people and the planet.
The Social Equity Franchise (SEF) Fund, managed by Mission Driven Finance, supports Everytable’s SEF program, which endeavors to close the opportunity gap for entrepreneurs seeking capital on their path to franchise ownership.
Reimagining the infrastructure/ecosystem needed to support child care providers requires solutions that address historic and structural issues.
For the fourth year in a row, Mission Driven Finance is selected for the ImpactAssets IA 50 list, the impact investing industry’s first publicly available, searchable resource of fund managers zeroes in on some of the industry’s most impactful managers.
It’s a lot of fun and a lot of work reconnecting capital and community. We’re thrilled to have new teammates that are up for doing both. Please help me welcome newcomers from the last few months of busy recruiting.
This year has started off with strange weather (certainly here in California) and many disheartening reports of violence and discord, but we still believe that centering community in finance can help change those trajectories.
These regional community champions ensure the flow of Advance Strategy capital to underserved and overlooked communities.
At the 39th Annual Economic Roundtable, Laura Kohn made the case for child care as an affordable housing issue.
As we approach the end of the year, the Mission Driven Finance team is thrilled for how far we’ve come and where we’re going in 2023.
Lauren Grattan participated in this conversation addressing the topic, “How Businesses are Centering Community in Social Impact.”