Topics Under Tag: "RSF Social Finance"

Women’s Capital Collaborative Makes First Investments

Locavesting Staff | January 24, 2018

Millions of women around the world marched last weekend in a show of solidarity. And they are finding other ways to support one another. In particular, more women are investing in businesses led by women. The latest example: the Women’s Capital Collaborative, a fund created by RSF Social Finance, announced investments totaling nearly $1 million in four […]

Integrated Capital

A Fellowship for Finance Professionals Creating Positive Change

Locavesting Staff | April 4, 2017

RSF Social Finance has been a leader in sustainable funding, with more than $450 million in loans, grants and investments since 1984. Along the way, it has mastered the art of creative financing, marshaling the right mix of funding tools to meet the unconventional needs of social enterprises. With a new Integrated Capital Fellowship, RSF […]

A Social Lender Pursues a Radical Experiment in Financial Transparency and Participation

Amy Cortese | June 8, 2015

On a rainy evening in March, sixteen people gathered in a tucked away conference room in Brooklyn. Before the evening was through, they would decide among themselves a key rate of interest that would affect borrowers and investors across the country. But this was no illicit cartel. There wasn’t a cigar-chomping banker in sight. The […]