We were at the White House to share about our new Indigenous Futures Fund—designed to accelerate the flow of capital to Native entrepreneurs and Tribal enterprises.
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The Conrad Prebys Foundation announces a $1 million program-related investment (PRI) in Care Access Real Estate (CARE) as part of their landmark commitment to invest $100 million over the next ten years advancing the well-being of San Diego.
We’re planning to reach ONE BILLION DOLLARS over the next few years, after having crossed $100 million in AIC at the end of 2023.
Transformative Loans: San Diego County’s COVID-19 Nonprofit Loan Program Yields $5.2M Repayment and Reinvestment in Community
The loan program bolstered the work of 26 nonprofits serving the region throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lauren Grattan spoke on an Impact Finance Center and Boston Impact Initiative panel on how backbone organizations like Common Future and Mission Driven Finance are driving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the world of emerging managers.
This fall, we reached a landmark moment, flowing over $100 million in assets into the community since our founding.
Ahead of SOCAP23, World Education Services brought together partners to forge trust, nurture relationships, share expertise, and gather insights on how we can collectively influence the field.
CEO David Lynn and co-panelists shared insights about employee ownership at New Private Markets’ Impact Investor Summit: North America.
“The Fibers Fund is designed to be catalytic by taking a holistic approach that helps fiber entrepreneurs receive the right-size capital and targeted support that they need to grow their business.”
Essma Bengabsia (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) talks about the untapped power and potential of philanthropy’s approach to investing, as well as how her community and identities have led her to be an impact investor at a $3 billion foundation.
San Diego Habitat for Humanity received new investments through impact asset manager Mission Driven Finance, expanding on their prior collaboration.
We’re leaning into radical imagination: ideating how to help route the flood of once-in-a-generation federal resources so that Indigenous and overlooked communities can flourish for years to come.
Vice President Kamala Harris Announces New Investment Fund to Expand Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs of Color
At the Freedman’s Bank Forum, VP Harris and the Initiative for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (IIE) announced new dedicated investment vehicles with a goal of raising $80 million in private and philanthropic capital to leverage federal funding for entrepreneurs of color.
Lauren Grattan spoke at Native Women Lead & The Future is Indigenous Women’s Inaugural Growth Capital Summit, where over 120 Native women entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors gathered for three days of connection.
As an impact investment advisory firm that manages and builds funds with the goal of amplifying social impact, it was essential for us to reflect those values internally too: “Don’t just talk about it, be about it!”
Summer has wound down, and we continue to activate a bevy of intentional impact capital vehicles, including closing 5 homes for child care.
Many of our team will be on the fall conference circuit again. If you see us, be sure to say hi!
Impact Charitable and Mission Driven Finance discussed how charitable capital can accelerate impact for community-rooted funds. See how this partnership can make capital more accessible.
Meet the first five grantees of the Fibers Fund: Botanical Colors, Fibrevolution, MAHDIYYAH, Kept Studio, and ROOLĒ.