Since our beginnings in 2004, Aeris has established risk management standards for private community loan funds (CDFIs) and has helped drive the development of impact measurement and management practices in the CDFI industry—a learning curve now being replicated in the broader impact investment world. In 2013, the Aeris Cloud became the first online platform to help CDFI investors understand the impact and financial performance of their investments. Today, the broader investing field seeks a reliable, high-quality tool to collect, manage, and analyze impact data. Aeris’ unique experience and expertise can help accelerate the pace of impact investing.
Impact VC focused on IP-oriented science & technology start-ups from underserved markets across the country. We work with engineers and scientists solving our most critical problems in a broad spectrum of areas including: Agriculture, AI, Clean Energy, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Novel Materials, and Robotics.
The Bairs Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides pre-settlement funding to families in need while they pursue justice. The foundation offers advances at the compassionate rate of 7% simple interest, as we are not looking to turn a profit or exploit individuals in a tough living situation while in litigation. We hope to change the non-recourse lending industry and to be advocates for plaintiffs.
Ceniarth is a single-family office, and related private foundation, focused on funding market-based solutions that benefit underserved communities. Ceniarth primarily engages in rural, marginalized regions in sectors such as agriculture, financial services, energy, and affordable housing. Ceniarth makes full use of its entire portfolio in these efforts and is active in making both mission-related and program-related investments.
We identify the country’s best charter schools, fund their expansion, and help to increase their impact. We’re driven by a conviction that all children deserve great public schools in their communities.
CCM's mission is to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns through investment strategies that contribute to positive environmental and social outcomes. Our investment philosophy identifies opportunities with a focus on capital preservation, current income, diversification, volatility control, total return, and risk minimization. We incorporate the environmental and social aspects of ESG investing into our investment philosophy by proactively seeking market-rate, fossil fuel free bonds that positively contribute to economic and sustainable impact. This approach provides an added layer of investment transparency by detailing the use of bond proceeds and providing a full understanding of the programs being financed.
Our Mission: Stimulating Philanthropy To Build A Better Community We do this through: Civic Leadership Philanthropic Leadership Providing products & services to help our donors fulfill their philanthropic goals Our success is measured by: Increased philanthropy in the region Successful outcomes from our grantmaking A vibrant non-profit sector supported by our collaboration with others Strong and stable Community Foundation that will survive in perpetuity