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REDF Impact Investing Fund July 2021 Newsletter

The Doe Fund’s Mobile Markets Drive Change in NYC

Flexible capital and capacity building support from RIIF powered the pilot of The Doe Fund’s Good Food Works Mobile Markets project. Leroy Green, Mobile Markets Manager and graduate of The Doe Fund, and Jason Finder, Director of Good Food Works, share more about the power of opportunity, the promise of their Mobile Markets model, and the potential of the hardworking individuals they employ. Read more!

 

Five Years of Fueling Growth

In 2016, REDF put a five-year strategy in motion focused on fueling exponential growth of the ESE sector, and the Impact Lending practice has been an integral tool to achieve key milestones. Formed in response to demand from ESEs in 2017, RIIF launched as a separate 501c3 in 2019. See how RIIF has helped REDF achieve its ambitious goals! Explore REDF’s Five Year Impact Report.

 

 

New Program Related Investment

RIIF is honored to be the recipient of a $121,000 recoverable grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Under an innovative new program designed in partnership with Social Finance, Donor Advised Fund (DAF) assets will fund loans in the Bay Area region to small businesses owned by and/or employing individuals striving to create a better future and overcome employment barriers. Learn more about Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Impact.

 

 

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