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REDF Impact Investing Fund Summer 2022 Newsletter

RIIF Secures New Investments: The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has approved a $2 million Program Related Investment (PRI) to support RIIF’s ongoing work to fuel the growth of the employment social enterprise sector and build a more inclusive economy. This funding will expand RIIF’s lending capacity, with a focus on supporting enterprises that employ people … Continue reading REDF Impact Investing Fund Summer 2022 Newsletter

Five Reasons You Should Know About Employment Social Enterprises

The local coffee shop. A hot new fitness studio. Your go-to gift shop.  Employment social enterprises are powering good in communities each and every day. These businesses were built to hire, train, and support our neighbors entering the workforce after experiences like incarceration or homelessness.  They’re the best kept secret to building a more inclusive … Continue reading Five Reasons You Should Know About Employment Social Enterprises

Governor Newsom, California Lawmakers Approve $25 Million to Launch CA:RISE

CONTACT: Sarah Christiano Manager, Marketing & Communications schristiano@redf.org (415) 510-6046 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Governor Newsom, California Lawmakers Approve $25 Million to Launch CA:RISE The first statewide program of its kind in the U.S., the new California Regional Initiative for Social Enterprises will supercharge the power of California’s employment social enterprises to advance economic inclusion … Continue reading Governor Newsom, California Lawmakers Approve $25 Million to Launch CA:RISE

In Good Company: Building Lasting Foundations with Carl Phinney

We’re on a mission. To build an economy that works. For everyone.  And we know that the way to get there is to back social entrepreneurs making that vision a reality every day in their communities. Entrepreneurs like Carl Phinney.  “There has to be something better. There have to be more opportunities. There has to … Continue reading In Good Company: Building Lasting Foundations with Carl Phinney