Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
This session will explore how recoverable grants can be used to capitalize impact funds and how the -99% to 0% return spectrum holds the key to unlocking higher-risk, more entrepreneur-friendly investments to social enterprises in the missing middle
The session will examine how Beneficial Returns in partnership with Miller Center demonstrated the effectiveness of this strategy through the Truss Fund, designed to provide low-interest emergency bridge loans to social enterprises impacted by the COVID19 Crisis. And will offer a path forward for how a similar structure can be used to support social enterprises that have been overlooked by more traditional forms of capital.
Ted Levinson CEO Beneficial Returns
Biheng Zhang Director of Philanthropy at Pollinate Group
Ben Bisconti, Senior Advisor as AcelKKR