Realize Impact operates impact investment funds for other organizations.
All of these have been funded through philanthropic investment grants.
The TerraFund is a revolving loan fund investing in for-profit companies restoring degraded land in Africa. Creating as part of the AFR100 initiative, in partnership with World Resources Institute, and One Tree Planted.
See www.africa.terramatch.org for a list of investees, details and status on the trees they’ve planted, and opportunities for investors to join in to increase their impacts.
The R.I.S.E. Artisan Fund invests in and supports early-stage artisan enterprises that create sustainable livelihoods for rural communities with few economic alternatives. Created in partnership between Sprout Enterprise.
The Mission Driven Finance Fund invests in a variety of impact funds managed by Mission Driven Finance or impactful companies that work with that organization for managing investor relations.
All of these are open to additional funding through philanthropic investment grants.
If your organization has either dreamed of a fund like these, but doesn’t know how to manage such a fund, or if you are a fund manager aiming to grow your investor pool by adding venture philanthropy, read the Fund FAQ for how this works, then contact us to get your fund started.