This conversation took place between Elias Crim of Ownership Matters—a biweekly newsletter for the founders and funders of the emerging solidarity economy—and Mission Driven Finance’s co-founder and CEO, David Lynn, and Lauren Grattan, co-founder and Chief Community Officer.
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.
San Diego startup led by proven industry leaders is making strides to $10M goal SAN DIEGO, CA—January 31, 2018—Mission Driven Finance today announced that Lucky Bolt, a local food kitchen and healthy meal delivery company, All Across Africa, a fair trade home goods...
The $250,000 loan from Mission Driven Finance enables LuckyBolt to expand from a shared commissary kitchen to their own commercial kitchen and storefront.
All Across Africa’s unique supply chain model includes training and employing over 3,000 artisans in five countries in Africa, primarily women.
Meet our borrowers: Thrive Public Schools and see how they are preparing students to be college-ready, career-informed, and community-minded.
See why you should explore impact-based financing for your nonprofit, social enterprise, or purposeful small business instead of donations or grants.
A helpful roundup of the most important words to know in impact investing. There’s plenty of jargon for both impact and investing. We make it clear.
When looking for capital for your business, consider the ins and outs of debt versus equity financing before deciding which way to go.