This blog post is the second in a series related to the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance. In this series, Task Force members explore ideas and research that will help to catalyze a robust social finance marketplace in Canada.
Developing a vibrant social finance marketplace with sufficient capital resources is a critical challenge here in Canada, and, for that matter, the rest of the world. For me, there is one obvious source of capital – one that doesn’t require government funding or tax credits and that can play a critical role in developing the marketplace. That source is the investment assets of foundations.