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The Business of Agriculture: Decision Factors in Lending

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By Dan Seedorf, VP of Lending, Premier Farm Credit

The Business of Agriculture series covers finance, accounting and other business topics to help both beginning farmers and ranchers as well as experienced operators. Dan Seedorf is Vice President of Lending with Premier Farm Credit. He is based in Yuma, Colorado, and has been with the Farm Credit System for 12 years. 

Business of Agriculture: What to Expect when Applying for a Loan

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By Tony Powell

The Business of Agriculture series covers finance, accounting and other business topics to help both beginning farmers and ranchers as well as experienced operators. Tony Powell is a Credit Manager at Western Ag Credit's South Jordan, Utah office. He's worked for Farm Credit for 10 years. 

KeyBank Offers Green Solutions for Business, KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Renewable Energy Portfolio Nearly $1.6 Billion

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CLEVELAND, November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank is responding as more companies seek to conserve cash, reduce energy consumption, and cut operating costs through renewable energy initiatives. Key’s Community Bank provides a unique set of financial tools for business clients who implement their own energy efficiency and sustainability projects, and Key’s “green” experts come armed with the resources, connections, and financing to devise and implement the solutions for clients.

RSF Funds Development of Sebastopol Charter School’s New Campus

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March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to The Charter Foundation, the fundraising organization that supports the K-8 Waldorf-inspired Sebastopol Charter School.

RSF Makes a New Loan to 18th Street Arts Center

Supporting Another 25 Years of Art-Making
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to 18th Street Arts Center (18SAC), a non-profit artist residency program that provokes public dialogue through contemporary art-making. This loan will allow 18SAC to refinance their existing mortgage and provide funds for reserves.

New RSF Video: Financing Social Enterprises

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RSF currently provides $75 million in financing to over 80 for-profit and non-profit social enterprises. Watch this new video to learn more about three of these organizations: Camphill Communities California, Guayaki, and Ceres Community Project.

Do you know of a social enterprise in need of funding? Share this video and spread the word!

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Honda and SolarCity Offer Solar Power Startup Financing; Kentucky’s $1.75M Fund Supports Farm Energy Efficiency - Energy Minute for March 8, 2013

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Honda and SolarCity have set up an investment fund of $65 million to finance the initial costs of solar power installations for Honda and Acura customers and dealers who are homeowners. Through the partnership, customers and dealerships will be able to install solar power with little or no upfront cost. Customers in SolarCity’s 14-state service area may be eligible for the special offer.

Capital for Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Capital For Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Where Education, Health and Cleantech Entrepreneurs Can Find Capital

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Education, Health and Cleantech that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

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