This primer by the Case Foundation provides an introduction to impact investing for the newcomer. It includes several profiles of impact ventures, funds and investors.
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Click on our site’s tags for “impact investing” or “crowdfunding” for specific investment opportunities. These two sites offer concise overviews to get you oriented:
GreenVC offers a quick overview of traditional crowdfunding platforms and emerging platforms targeting social and environmental impact. See website.
This chart from Cutting Edge Capital is a good introduction to four different types of offerings (DPO, donation-based crowdfunding, current accredited-only 506c offerings, and non-accredited crowdfunded investing opportunities that will soon be available under new SEC rules).
SunFunder is a San Francisco- and Tanzania-based business that connects investors to high-impact solar projects that improve the lives of low-income communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides structures for both accredited investors, through a fund, and non-accredited investors, through a crowd-funding model (no interest on crowdfunded investments). Visit their website.
This page includes many examples of investment opportunities in the food and ag sector, including crowdfunding (available to all) and investment funds (available to qualified investors). Read more.
This guide by the Philanthropic Initiative offers a helpful introduction to impact investing. It is geared towards individuals, families, and foundations that want to align financial assets with social goals, while strengthening for-profit and non-profit organizations with social benefit missions. Visit website to learn more.