MaRS Centre for Impact Investing has announced that applications for the second cohort of Community Finance Solutions are now open. The deadline is September 30, 2014. Community Finance Solutions is a consulting and referral service supporting initiatives creating new impact investing funds and products. Since launching in March, MaRS has supported 10 initiatives across Canada.
Interested organizations can apply online
Community Finance Solutions will be hosting a webinar entitled Innovations in Financing Affordable Housing: The Inside Scoop. It will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12 p.m. ET.
The webinar will provide a behind-the-scenes look at two housing funds currently in development, featuring the following speakers:
- LoriAnn Girvan, Moderator
- Joe Deschênes Smith, Trillium Housing (Toronto)
- James McGregor, Investissement Résidentiel Responsable (Montreal)
Our speakers will provide practical advice for anyone considering creating a new investment product for impact, or anyone working in affordable housing and interested in new financing models.