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David and Lauren spent National Small Business Week on the road in New York; Columbus, Ohio; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They spoke with stakeholders from different walks of life who all recognize the transformative power of small business from varied angles.
We had the honor of hanging out with inspiring women leading change during our Women Build the Future breakfast with San Diego Habitat for Humanity.
“I have managed to invest…but one of the proudest things I have been able to do is pay for all of the school fees for my 7 children.”
Charitable & private investors have contributed more than $1 million to a revolutionary fund supporting affordable housing for low-income families.
Our COO and resident social determinants of health nerd Shreya Sasaki discussed her work with local nonprofit MAAC to create pathways for healthier San Diego families.
Our conversation with NPR about discrepancies in access to capital for lower-income communities and how we can level the playing field.
Here are David’s generalized takeaways from the Milken Institute convenings in Oakland, centering around affordable housing, Opportunity Zones, and how local and statewide policies in California can be structured to influence positive outcomes.
While Opportunity Zones have the potential for the biggest wave of gentrification and displacement we’ve ever seen, we’re optimistic about San Diego.
Mission Driven Finance, Civic San Diego, and a local foundation unlock $12MM for nonprofit Access Youth Academy’s facility in Southeast San Diego.
Here are my thoughts and takeaways from speaking at the Los Angeles Opportunity Zones Forum: Community-Centric Investments.
Mission Driven Finance provides culturally sensitive bridge financing to Somali Family Service of San Diego in accordance with Islamic financing principles.
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.
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...
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...
We are partnering with Kaiser Permanente San Diego to help introduce the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) national program to San Diego! When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 7:30 am to 9:30 am 7:30 am breakfast 8 am program Where: Jacobs...
Read the full article from the San Diego Business Journal on Mission Driven Finance and our community-based approach to impact investing and lending.
The $250,000 loan from Mission Driven Finance enables LuckyBolt to expand from a shared commissary kitchen to their own commercial kitchen and storefront.