Many impact lenders struggle with energy efficiency financing–sure, we all support the idea, but without technical expertise in the area it can be hard to get credit committees comfortable with utility cost savings that justify added upfront costs. Inclusive Prosperity Capital, a spin-off of the Connecticut Green Bank, aims to solve this problem. By specializing […]Read More Episode 18 – Bringing Energy Efficiency to Community Development
Does heightened interest in impact investing present a real opportunity to diversify capital sources, or is it a mirage? Yuliya Tarasava, one of the founders of CNote, believes CDFIs and other community lenders can seize the moment and expand their capital bases. She joins us in this episode to offer her company’s approach to helping […]Read More Episode 14 – CNote’s Answer to the Retail Investor Opportunity
We’re taking a break this week to soak up the summer, and we want to take the opportunity to ask you to give us your thoughts on the show–have you had a favorite episode so far, or a least favorite? Do you want to be a guest on the show, or do you know someone […]Read More We Want to Hear from You!
In our first episode, we explore how foundations can expand their mission by becoming impact lenders. March Gallagher, President & CEO of Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, tells us how she implemented a lending program in partnership with local CDFIs to amplify her institution’s impact. Today’s Guest: March Gallagher is responsible for the overall […]Read More Episode 01: Foundations as Impact Lenders