Tag: impact investing

How Successful is Your County in Accessing Community Development Funding?

some communities in the United States seem much better than others at attracting grants and financing for community development—even after adjusting for their relative needs. Here are some of the surprising trends:

Shared-Equity Homeownership With No Public Subsidy

What if the future of shared equity homeownership was not dependent on government subsidies? Vivacité - Société immobilière solidaire, a Quebec-based non-profit organization, designed a shared equity program based on a social economy model that leverages impact investors to ensure perpetual affordability and scales its impact.

Impact Investing Resources

If you want to explore impact investing further, here are some places to start.

Impact Investing for Community Development

New sources of mission-driven private capital could step up to support community development where traditional sources of financing are withdrawing.

The Role of Government in Impact Investing

Impact investing may seem like a market-based concept, but government can and does support, enable, and participate in it many ways.

Connecting CDFIs and Impact Investors

It should be a natural fit; what’s in the way?

“Money Must Serve, Not Rule!”

In November 2013, Morgan Stanley launched its Institute for Sustainable Investing and announced that within five years it was aiming to manage $10 billion...

Part II: What If Someone Gave You $5M, Then Asked for...

When was the last time you sat down with your financial manager and the actually considered the various tranches of capital you would need?