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.
Posts about early care & education
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October saw a good chunk of our team traveling for conferences and connecting with our community in person.
In October 2022, Laura Kohn spoke at Politfest 2022 to discuss the topic of the government’s role in child care. Check out this recap.
While COVID-19 continues to circulate, our team is fully vaccinated and getting back to conferences and convenings.