Hilltop Crossing, a new development in San Diego, not only creates middle-income housing but also engages diverse subcontractors and includes energy-efficient features.
Posts tagged as inclusive economy
Mission Driven Finance supports Starbucks Community Resilience Fund mobilizing capital for racial equity
Mission Driven Finance and Next Street are partnering with Starbucks to advance racial equity and environmental resilience.
Mission Driven Finance is growing and we are welcoming 5 new hires and 4 internal promotions. Celebrate the growth with us!
Meet the people doing the most exciting, elegant work today in easing the financial way for caregivers and expanding economic opportunity for the historically marginalized.
It’s official—the San Diego County COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Loan Program (SBNLP) has successfully disbursed $5.2M to nonprofits in San Diego County impacted by COVID-19.
In this podcast, Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch talk with David Lynn about the origins of Mission Driven Finance and how he thinks about place-based investing.
Laura Kohn joins this Purpose webinar to discuss the power of shared ownership in building community wealth.
Meet the ten regional community champions ensuring the flow of Advance Strategy capital to underserved and overlooked communities.
The Advance Advisory Committee collaborates with Mission Driven Finance to flow capital more equitably to small businesses and nonprofits.
Learn about the current environment for Black-owned businesses and how to reimagine systems in order to create opportunities for capital and community connections.
Three family child care providers share their stories in a video produced by Mission Driven Finance in partnership with the National Children’s Facilities Network.
“Laura’s mission is to design and scale solutions that drive economic development and dismantle racist and inequitable systems. She is committed to ensuring that communities of color are not only beneficiaries but also driving solutions.”
Lauren Grattan was named Immigration Advocate at Business for Good San Diego’s 2021 Awards for her efforts to advance an inclusive economy.
Through their portfolios, WES Mariam Assefa Fund, Impact America Fund, and Mission Driven Finance demonstrate how funders and investors can provide mission-driven organizations with flexible funding to innovate and scale up solutions that build more inclusive economies where everyone can contribute and thrive.
“Impact is a team sport and we all have a role to play, for-profit businesses included,” says Chief Community Officer Lauren Grattan. “B Corps embrace the idea that doing good is good business.”
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.
Fifty by Fifty Employee Ownership News: Employee Ownership Catalyst Fund Preserves Local Businesses and Jobs
Project Equity and Mission Driven Finance announced on Labor Day the launch of the Employee Ownership Catalyst Fund, an evergreen debt fund that will offer flexible financing to businesses preparing for—or executing—an employee ownership transition. The fund targets businesses across the U.S. with 25 to 100-plus employees, particularly those employing frontline, low-wage workers and workers of color.
How can investors and local business and nonprofit leaders address housing — and in particular attainable homeownership — through public-private partnerships? Our Chief Investment Officer Louie Nguyen looks at various approaches.