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Maximizing Catalytic Capital’s Leveraging Power

 Join us as we partner with Catalytic Capital Consortium (C3) to discuss how foundations and other asset owners can maximize the power of their catalytic capital. Showcasing findings from three U.S.-focused research projects that were supported by C3, panel experts will discuss key considerations and lessons learned from their recent research efforts. This body of work strengthens the evidence base on catalytic capital and focuses on answering questions such as when and how catalytic capital is needed, what role it plays, and the kind of results and impact it can help create. The webinar will draw out action-oriented findings and conclude with identifying best practices for investors.

Mission Investors Exchange (MIE) is proud to participate in the C3 Grantmaking program geared to fund organizations increasing the knowledge, awareness, and use of catalytic capital among a diverse set of investors globally, with a focus on identifying and sharing best practices.

Urmi Sengupta, Senior Program Officer, Impact Investments, MacArthur Foundation and Chair, Project Advisory Board, Catalytic Capital Consortium Grantmaking
Jennifer Astone, Principal, Integrated Capital Investing
M. Yasmina McCarty, CEO, New Growth Innovation Network
Brett Theodos, Senior Fellow and Director, Community Economic Development Hub, Urban Institute
Moderator: James Wahls, Senior Vice President, Programs & Initiatives, MIE

Pre-Read Materials
Attendees are encouraged to explore the following resources prior to the event:

Indigenizing Catalytic Capital: How to get to Catalytic Capital +, authored by Kate R. Finn, Melanie Matteliano, Jennifer Astone, and David LeZaks, demonstrates how Native entrepreneurs, enterprises, and intermediaries are creating long-term, culturally-aligned investment success through catalytic capital. The report conceptualizes “Catalytic Capital +” as the additional factors and approaches to creative finance that make capital truly catalytic for Native entrepreneurs. The research details themes about the current capital landscape in Indian Country, highlights case studies which illuminate emerging best practices in catalytic investments, and concludes with five recommendations which center on redistributing power in investing and finance to address structural racism, forward Native self-determination, and support flourishing Indigenous economies which create both wealth and social wellbeing.


Register via Zoom here.

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Sophia Brown at [email protected].

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