At the 39th Annual Economic Roundtable, Laura Kohn made the case for child care as an affordable housing issue.
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Access Youth Academy — Where Are They Now?
Three years ago, a $12M project was designed to transform the lives of the youth in Southeast San Diego with Access Youth Academy.
Talking regenerative agriculture at the RFSI Forum
We all have a role to play to activate different forms of capital for positive outcomes in regenerative food and agricultural systems.
Politifest 2022: What’s the Government’s Role in Child Care?
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.
Investing in Community Infrastructure to Support Thriving Economies
In March 2022, Laura Kohn spoke at the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference attended by over 2,400 community development professionals.
What is a fund?
We sat down with our Chief Legal Officer Joe Pileri to learn about fund basics and what a fund is in the context of impact investing and Mission Driven Finance.
Regenerative Harvest Strategy Roadshow
The Mission Driven Finance team traveled throughout the United States to raise awareness of the Regenerative Harvest Strategy.
Food Funded 2022
Food entrepreneurs and investors gathered for educational workshops and live investment presentations to catalyze funding for food ventures at this year’s Food Funded summit.
Regenerative Harvest Fund info session
Missed the Regenerative Harvest Fund info session? See the recording and slides here.
The Care Guild list of people reimagining and rehumanizing our care system
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.
Podcast: Using Impact Investment to Build Community with David Lynn
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.
Equitable homeownership: Reducing the wealth gap through shared ownership models
Laura Kohn joins this Purpose webinar to discuss the power of shared ownership in building community wealth.
Mission Driven Finance participates in Brookings panel on the state of Black businesses
Learn about the current environment for Black-owned businesses and how to reimagine systems in order to create opportunities for capital and community connections.
[Video] Child Care Next Door: Investing in Homes as Child Care Infrastructure
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.
SOCAP21 Panel on Catalytic Capital & Intersectional Equity
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.
What’s a B Corp and Why Become One? Mission Driven Finance Shares Insights.
“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.”
Ownership Matters highlights Mission Driven Finance
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.
What we learned while recruiting for the 2021 Community Finance Fellowship
This year, we opened the fellowship application to candidates nationwide. We received applications from 13 states, Washington, DC, and even one from another country!