Impact Investment Fund

By mmuise
Description:

The Impact Investment Fund provides loans to First Nations organizations, social enterprises, non-profits, and businesses that are not able to secure conventional financing to support credible investment opportunities which have significant positive and measurable community benefits. Loan amounts are between $10,000 and $250,000 with latitude for exceptions where impacts warrant.


Comments on Funding:

Loan amounts are between $10,000 and $250,000 with latitude for exceptions where impacts warrant.

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

The investment opportunity must:

  • demonstrate significant positive community impacts. Community impacts include, but are not limited to:
    a) social impact, for example provide a needed community service;
    b) environment impact, for example improve wildfire safety;
    c) economic impact, for example create sustainable employment;
    d) arts and culture.
  • have a business plan with credible revenue, expense and budget estimates.
  • not able to secure financing elsewhere (e.g. the business or non-profit is higher risk and may not offer adequate financial returns to a standard financial institutionor investor).
  • operate and provide benefits to the Columbia Basin Trust region.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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mmuise