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9th Ward NENA


United States of America

The mission of Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA) is to empower residents to play a vital role in our neighborhood s redevelopment. We implement sustainable projects and programs in decent and affordable housing economic development and education with clear community involvement and direction.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: United States of America Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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ACCION International Accion Global Bridge Fund


United States of America

ACCION is a global nonprofit dedicated to creating economic opportunity by connecting people to the financial tools they need to improve their lives. A world pioneer in microfinance founded in 1961 and issued the first micro loan in 1973. Over time they've helped build 63 microfinance institutions in 31 countries on four continentsAfrica Asia Latin America and the U.S. These institutions are currently reaching millions of clients.

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

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Acumen America


United States of America

Acumen raises charitable donations to invest in companies leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty.Acumen was incorporated on April 1 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers but as members of a single global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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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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Center for Greater Good


United States of America

The Center for the Greater Good is here to innovate and collaborate on ways end poverty. The initiative is to move 10% of investments from Wall Street into your streets. Center for Greater Good have helped bring $240M into US communities over the last 3 years.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Community Reinvestment Fund


United States of America

Community Reinvestment Fund delivers the capital needed to transform struggling neighbourhoods into thriving communities. Together with their lending partners they finance America's small businesses increase jobs improve housing and help those who need it most.Founded in 1988 Community Reinvestment Fund USA (CRF) is a national non profit organization with a mission to empower people to improve their lives and strengthen their communities through innovative financial solutions. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) CRF develops products and services aimed at increasing the flow of capital to historically underinvested communities across the country. CRF has injected more than $2 billion to help stimulate job creation and economic development provide affordable housing and support community facilities.

Type: CDFI Geography: Northern America Impact: Access to Education

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Developing World Markets


United States of America

DWM primarily invests in inclusive financial institutions (IFINs) including microfinance institutions (MFIs) small and medium enterprise (SME) lenders affordable housing and education lenders and mobile banking service providers. In many developing countries around the world poor and low income people frequently lack financial products and services such as credit insurance and pensions that could provide security predictability and economic growth for their households. IFINs aim to address these social needs helping people escape poverty while contributing to economic development.

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

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Family Housing Fund


United States of America

Established in 1980, the Family Housing Fund supports the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the Metropolitan Council, and Minnesota Housing in their efforts to meet the region’s affordable housing needs. Originally created by The McKnight Foundation and the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the Fund serves the entire Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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Golden Lane Housing


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Golden Lane Housing works with people with a learning disability to provide supported housing around which they can build their lives. We were established as an independent registered charity by Mencap in 1998 to help tackle the immense challenges that people with a learning disability face in finding a home.Since our inception we have invested 102.4 million transforming the lives of over 1700 people with a wide range of needs in more than 750 properties across England Wales and Northern Ireland. Each year we house over 100 people and continually find innovate ways to provide suitable housing solutions in this ever changing society.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Capacity Building

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Gulf Coast Housing Partnership


United States of America

FF REVIEW Gulf Coast Housing Partnership was created in 2006 by the Housing Partnership Network a business alliance of the nation s most accomplished affordable housing developers and lenders to provide industry expertise for rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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

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Habitat for Humanity International


United States of America

Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community and all over the world to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support Habitat homeowners achieve the strength stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Through our 2020 Strategic Plan Habitat for Humanity will serve more people than ever before through decent and affordable housing.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Americas Impact: Community Development

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Housing Partnership Equity Trust


United States of America

The Housing Partnership Equity Trust was formed as a social purpose REIT sponsored by the Housing Partnership Network a business collaborative of the nation s leading housing and community development nonprofits. HPET provides a ready source of long term low cost capital enabling the 12 mission driven nonprofits it partners with to quickly and efficiently acquire apartment buildings that provide quality homes for families seniors and others with modest incomes.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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Ignia Fund


Mexico

IGNIA is an impact investing venture capital firm based in Monterrey, Mexico that supports the founding and expansion of high growth social enterprises that serve the base of the socio-economic pyramid in Mexico.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Access to Financial Services

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LIVING CITIES


United States of America

Founded in 1991 Living Cities harnesses the collective power of twenty two of the world s largest foundations and financial institutions to build a new type of urban practice geared at getting dramatically better results for low income people faster. Together we are working with cross sector leaders in cities to develop and scale new approaches to dramatically improve the economic well being of low income people. Our investments research networks and convenings catalyze fresh thinking and combine support for innovative comprehensive local approaches with real time sharing of knowledge to accelerate and deepen adoption in more places.In 20 years Living Cities members have collectively invested almost $1 billion helping shape federal funding programs redirecting public and private resources and helping communities to build homes stores schools community facilities and more. Our members are not simply funders. They shape our work and priorities by participating on the Living Cities Board of Directors and four standing committees.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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MainStreet Partners


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

MainStreet Partners was created to provide any investor with a transparent and easy access to companies and funds that achieve consistent financial returns while improving people s lives and protecting our planet. Where and how capital is deployed has a strong influence in shaping our future world. For this reason we want our clients to know exactly where their capital is invested and what financial social and environmental results they are achieving.

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

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OIKO CREDIT


United States of America

A worldwide financial institution that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. For more than 30 years Oikocredit has proved that entrepreneurs cooperatives and small businesses in developing countries are credit worthy partners. Oikocredit USA was established to raise awareness among Americans of the opportunity to invest in the international cooperative.

Type: Corporate Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Education

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Provive


United States of America

PROVIVE is a SOCIAL IMPACT COMPANY based in Tijuana Baja California which acquires and repairs houses awarded in housing developments in order to build strong and vibrant communities.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: United States of America Impact:

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responsAbility Social Investments AG


CH

responsAbility use investments to empower people at the base of the global income pyramid. They help them realize their economic potential by giving them access to markets information and other services important for their development from which they were previously excluded. responsAbility offers financing to businesses and initiatives in developing countries and emerging markets adapted to their needs and circumstances.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact:

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Shared Interest


United States of America

Shared Interest works as a catalyst for social and economic change in South Africa. Since thier inception in 1994 they have used loan guarantees to bridge the gap between South African banks and marginalized people previously considered unbankable during apartheid.

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

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TreeTops Capital


United States of America

The Treetops team shares a common vision that achieving commercial returns and investing sustainably are not incongruous but rather complementary. Where there is a large social or environmental need a whether it is access to finance for small businesses or need for affordable energy efficient housing there is the potential to make both financial returns and a sustainable impact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Asia Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Vox Capital


Brazil

Vox Capital was the first certified impact investing fund in Brazil. Founded in 2009 it provides early stage capital for companies offering innovative and scalable solutions to enhance the lives of low income Brazilians while aiming to simultaneously generate attractive market rate financial returns for investors. The sectors we have a more in depth focus are health education and financial services which are sectors that provide both with the possibility of scalable innovation and have a direct impact on the lives of people living on urban poverty which is the most prevalent type of poverty in Brazil. The corporation has launched 2 investment funds and it is actively searching for organizations that fit into its investment criteria. For the fifth year in a row Vox Capital was listed in ImpactAssets 50 (IA50) the first publicly available database of experienced private debt and equity impact investment fund managers updated on an annual basis by the independent organization Impact Assets.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Brazil Impact: Health Improvement

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