From dealflow to a lack of education, this week leaders in social finance addressed some of the key barriers preventing the UK market from flourishing. Last month Antony Bugg-Levine, the chair of the Global Impact Investing Network, told delegates at London’s Critical Mass conference that in the world of social finance there were “hypers, haters and […]Read More ›
Applications now open for Community Finance Solutions + Register for our webinar!
The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is pleased to announce that applications for the second cohort of Community Finance Solutions are now open!
The deadline for applications is September 30, 2014. Community Finance Solutions is a consulting and referral service supporting initiatives creating new impact investing funds and financial products. Interested organizations can apply online.
Since launching in March, we have supported 10 initiatives across Canada. They are a fantastic group, involved in sectors as diverse as First Nations housing, community economic development, investing with a gender lens, and seed investing for impact. As part of our mission to build a national learning community among community finance innovators across Canada, Community Finance Solutions will be hosting a webinar entitled Innovations in Financing Affordable Housing: The Inside Scoop.
It will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12pm ET.
We will provide a behind-the-scenes look at two affordable housing funds currently in development, featuring the following speakers:
Our speakers will describe the success factors and challenges involved in creating a new financing vehicle. The webinar will provide a practical advice for anyone considering creating a new investment product for impact, or anyone working in affordable housing and interested in new financing models.
Space is limited, so please register today!