impact investing

RSF Social Finance Announces 2011 Regional Fellows

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RSF Social Finance selects 12 graduate students from across the country to help identify prospective social enterprises to support through RSF's $70 million Social Investment Fund.

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RSF Social Finance selects 12 graduate students from across the country to help identify prospective social enterprises to support through RSF's $70 million Social Investment Fund.

Do You Have to Choose Between High Growth or High Impact?

Not at the Investors' Circle Fall 2011 Venture Fair
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Invest in great entrepreneurs that are solving social and environmental issues! See 15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away!

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Invest in great entrepreneurs that are solving social and environmental issues! See 15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away!

RSF Social Finance Provides Financing to Wild Planet Foods, Inc.

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RSF Social Finance commits $3 million in financing to Wild Planet Foods.

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RSF Social Finance commits $3 million in financing to Wild Planet Foods.

RSF Social Finance Fall 2011 Newsletter

How do you Feed a Movement?
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Four times a year, RSF Social Finance publishes a print newsletter featuring stories about clients, updates and commentary on activities and initiatives, and a guest essay. Each newsletter is dedicated to one of our focus areas. This isuue explores Food & Agriculture.

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Four times a year, RSF Social Finance publishes a print newsletter featuring stories about clients, updates and commentary on activities and initiatives, and a guest essay. Each newsletter is dedicated to one of our focus areas. This isuue explores Food & Agriculture.

RSF Seed Fund Grantee Provides Critical Training for New Farmers

Seed Fund grant supports Community CROPS Growing Common Ground Program for refugee farmers.
Summary: 

RSF Social Finance provided a Seed Fund grant to Growing Community CROPS.

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RSF Social Finance provided a Seed Fund grant to Growing Community CROPS.

The 2011 RSF Borrower Gathering and Community Supported Transformation

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RSF Social Finance held its Third Annual Borrower Gathering, where leaders from innovative social enterprises met to connect and share best practices.

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RSF Social Finance held its Third Annual Borrower Gathering, where leaders from innovative social enterprises met to connect and share best practices.

RSF Social Finance Supporting Impact Investing by Sponsoring Slow Money

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Looking for a new kind of social investing for the 21st century? If so, plan to join Slow Money’s emerging network of thought leaders, investors, donors, farmers, social entrepreneurs and everyday folks for their 3rd National Gathering this October in San Francisco.

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Looking for a new kind of social investing for the 21st century? If so, plan to join Slow Money’s emerging network of thought leaders, investors, donors, farmers, social entrepreneurs and everyday folks for their 3rd National Gathering this October in San Francisco.

Impact Investing: Getting Financial Returns While Building A Better World

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Imagine trillions of private sector dollars pouring into healthcare, affordable housing, education, agriculture, distributed utilities, and restructured social spending in emerging markets and here in the U.S.  No, not in the form of charity; rather, in the form of "impact investing." This is already beginning to happen, according to Antony Bugg-Levine, the newly named President and CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF).

RSF Social Finance Releases Innovative Investment White Paper at SOCAP11

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A New Foundation for Portfolio Management is a paper that proposes new principles for creating an investment portfolio. It challenges current assumptions about risk, growth and utility and proposes new principles to bring portfolio theory into the 21st century.

Click here to download a copy of the white paper.

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A New Foundation for Portfolio Management is a paper that proposes new principles for creating an investment portfolio. It challenges current assumptions about risk, growth and utility and proposes new principles to bring portfolio theory into the 21st century.

Click here to download a copy of the white paper.

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