To help explore the mysteries of Social Return on Investment, we talked to Wendy Gibbs of Inspire2Enterprise. There are many preconceptions about Social Return on Investment (SROI) that make it off-putting. For many smaller organisations for example, it may be the amount of time required by a member of staff to gather and analyse the […]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!