Application Link Here   Download PDF Here   What? A list of funds transforming the economy for social, environmental, and economic justice. They employ a mix of sound financial structures to overcome barriers and transform how they invest capital to benefit unfinanced people and the planet. The Transformative 25 Funds...

T25 Application Link  Download PDF Link Here  What? A list of funds transforming the economy for social, environmental, and economic justice. They employ a mix of sound financial structures to overcome barriers and transform how they invest capital to benefit unfinanced people and the planet. The Transformative 25...

Fibers Fund Interview with Sarah Kelley and Teju Adisa-Farrar; Co-Managing Directors Jen: How was Fibers Fund Created?  Sarah: Fiber crops are an integral part of agricultural systems with critical impacts on land use, soil health, communities and economic development. The current global textile industry is built on exploitation...

Cooperative Fund of the Northeast Interview with Micha Josephy; Executive Director How was the Cooperative Fund of the Northeast Created?  Micha: During the mid-1970s, community-owned grocery stores (food co-ops) were launching and expanding healthy food access and food sovereignty across the region, but couldn’t access capital for upgrades...

Foodshed Capital Loan Fund Interview with Michael Reilly; Co-Founder and Executive Director Jen: How was Foodshed Capital Loan Fund Created?  Michael: Michael Reilly founded the fund to help human-scale farmers access fair, patient and affordable capital Jen: How are your investment funds catalytic in a way that is different...

IMPAQTO Capital Interview with Justin Schwartz, Managing Partner How was IMPAQTO Capital Created? Justin: IMPAQTO Capital was created by Michelle Arévalo-Carpenter and Justin Schwartz as a spin off of IMPAQTO, an ecosystem builder based in Ecuador that has been a key player in the development of the social entrepreneurship and impact...

Viwala Interview with Carolina Lobo-Guerrero, Chief Financial Officer Jen: How was “Fund” Created?  Carolina:  In late 2018 Rodrigo Villar and Armando Laborde, founding partners of New Ventures realized the need for an investment vehicle that could help bridge the financing gap for missing middle entrepreneurs. With a grant...

Navajo Power Interview with Brett Isaac, Fund Founder and Executive Chair How was Navajo Power Created? Brett: Navajo Power is a majority native owned company that was founded to help address the catastrophic economic impact of the decline of the coal-based economy on the Navajo Nation by developing utility-scale renewable energy...