They are the ones who are going to get us through this.
That the fund went “from conception to announcement to disbursement within less than two weeks is a sign of what is possible when everyone acts with a sense of urgency and mutual trust,” says Bugg-Levine, who has led NFF since 2011.
As the world reels, you are stepping up in so many ways. Social distancing is becoming social responsibility is becoming mutual aid is becoming community resilience is becoming inclusive recovery is becoming… sustainable, healthy prosperity.
As the pandemic threatens to bring the world to its knees, frontline healthcare workers are standing up.
Social Impact Ventures' founder Willemijn Verloop is in the market with an €80 million second fund to replicate and the firm's rigorous, early-stage impact investing model.
The challenges faced by low-income neighborhoods that have been systematically disadvantaged requires “a continuum of capital, brought in at scale,” say Ellis Carr, the president and CEO of Impact Capital, an Arlington, Virginia-based CDFI with a national presence.
Jacobs and Shah founded Generate in 2014 and this month closed on $1 billion in financing.