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BlueOrange Sustainable Capital


BlueOrange Sustainable Capital seeks to invest in opportunities in a diversified set of emerging market companies that deliver both strong risk adjusted returns and social impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).BlueOrange supports companies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth driven by strong risk adjusted returns.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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California PACE (Calpace)


United States of America

CalPACE, the California PACE Association, is a 501(c)(6) association dedicated to the expansion of comprehensive health care services to the frail elderly through the Program of All-inclusive Care for Elderly (PACE).

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Charter School Growth Fund Fund I


United States of America

The Charter School Growth Fund (“CSGF”) is a non-profit fund working to transform K-12 education by investing in innovative charter school networks that offer outstanding educational options for under-served students. Founded in 2005.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Dell Foundation


United States of America

Inspired by their passion for children and by a shared desire to improve the lives of children living in urban poverty, Michael and Susan Dell established their Austin, Texas-based foundation in 1999. In its early years, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation focused its efforts on improving education and children’s health in Central Texas. But within a few short years, their reach expanded, first nationally and then globally. To date, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed more than $1 billion to assist nonprofit organizations working in major urban communities in the United States, South Africa and India. They focus on opportunities with the greatest potential to directly and measurably transform the lifelong outcomes of impoverished urban children around the globe.

Type: Foundation Geography: India Impact: Access to Education

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Ecotrust Forest Management


United States of America

A forestland investment management and advisory services company. They manage land on behalf of investors and forestland owners to enhance forest health and productivity and to produce a diverse array of forest products and services including timber biomass carbon and improved habitat and water quality.

Type: Institutional Investor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Information

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Energy Savers


United States of America

Energy Saver is your source for information about saving energy and using renewable energy. From the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via innovative scientific research.

Type: Government Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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FIRST


Brazil

The project entails an IFC equity investment of up to $15 million in Fundo de Investimentos Riqueza Social para Todos (FIRST) Fund, (“FIRST” or the “Fund”), a 10-year closed-end impact investing fund that seeks to raise $125 million. The Fund will target companies with the potential to provide products and services to 1 million low-income people in Brazil. FIRST will aim to invest mainly in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil and in education, health, housing and financial services sectors. The Fund will be managed by FIRST Gestao de Investimentos, a subsidiary of FIR Capital, a Brazilian venture capital fund manager established in 2001.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Brazil Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Gera Venture Capital


Brazil

Gera is an investment company focused on education in Brazil. They invest in high potential entrepreneurs with the dual objective of creating substantial impact on education while delivering attractive financial results. When investing in a company Gera contributes not only in capital but also works closely with the portfolio companies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Brazil Impact: Access to Education

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Global Health Investment Corp (GHIC)


United States of America

GHIF s main purpose is to improve the quality of people s lives in low income countries through the eradication of preventable diseases. This new $108mm USD Fund aims to achieve its purpose by facilitating partnerships to offer a sound investment that will fund life saving medical research and development. Repayment is achieved via a combination of milestones and royalties. Investors benefit from a partial guarantee for up to 60% of their invested capital. The fund was developed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Lion s Head Global Partners and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to catalyze investment activity that can deliver new technologies to address urgent global health challenges and improve livelihoods around the world.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation

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Learn Capital


United States of America

Learn Capital is a venture capital firm concentrating exclusively on the global education technology sector. They invest in innovative learning content platforms and services. Their companies are engaged in the transformation of educational engagement access and effectiveness in formalized schooling corporate and consumer settings throughout the world.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Information

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MacArthur Foundation


United States of America

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just verdant and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows the Foundation works to defend human rights advance global conservation and security make cities better places and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Information

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Medical Credit Fund


Netherlands

The Medical Credit Fund was established as a not for profit foundation under Netherlands' law in 2009 by PharmAccess International. PharmAccess is a Dutch NGO working towards improving health in Africa in cooperation with private and public financiers through insurance (Health Insurance Fund) loans to doctors (Medical Credit Fund) clinical standards and quality improvements (SafeCare) private investments (Investment Fund for Health in Africa) and operational research (Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development). The Medical Credit Fund (MCF) supports private healthcare facilities in Africa obtaining capital to strengthen and upgrade their operations in order to enhance access to affordable quality healthcare.

Type: Fund Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Information

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Norfund


Norway

Norfund - The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries, is owned by the Norwegian Government and serves as an instrument in Norwegian development policy. Norfund contributes to poverty reduction and economic development in the poorest countries through investments in profitable businesses and transfer of knowledge and technology.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Obvious Ventures


United States of America

Obvious Ventures helped a lot of companies launch, grow, and generate great financial returns. A few of these companies also deliver positive social and environmental benefits with every dollar of revenue they earn. They want to fund and build more of those. That's what we call a world positive venture capital.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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ProCredit Holding


Germany

The ProCredit group is made up of development oriented banks operating in Eastern Europe Latin America and Africa as well as a bank in Germany. The parent company of the group is ProCredit Holding a Frankfurt based company which guides the group. At a consolidated level the group is supervised by the German federal banking supervision authorities (BaFin and Bundesbank).

Type: Bank Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Root Capital


United States of America

FF REVIEW A social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of their work through a three pronged strategy finance advise and catalyze.

Type: Fund Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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The Oregon Growth Board


United States of America

The Oregon Growth Board is focused on enhancing opportunities to leverage and attract additional capital in Oregon to support business development.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

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TriLinc Global


United States of America

TriLinc Global LLC sponsors innovative products intended to exponentially increase participation in impact investing. Leveraging the experience and expertise of its partner employees TriLinc Global provides investors with access to unique and competitive yield oriented strategies that change the world for the better.TriLinc Global offers investors the potential for market rate financial returns and positive measurable impact on some of the world s intractable socioeconomic and environmental challenges.TriLinc plays an active industry building role with peers investors financial service providers and the general public in order to grow and strengthen the impact investing sector. In particular TriLinc forges innovative partnerships with financial institutions and academia and spearheads initiatives to develop young talent for the industry.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Information

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