Community Bonds: A Non-Profit Financing Tool

Capacity Build Consulting

Year: 2013

Review of Structure, Requirements and Process for Non-Profit Organizations Issuing Community Bonds in British Columbia

Non-profit organizations have always worked hard to find the financial resources needed to complete their work in the community. They have also demonstrated significant innovation and tenacity in pursuit of funding opportunities. As the funding landscape continues to shift organizations are ready and willing to explore new and, as yet, relatively untried channels to raise money, to engage new segments of the financial community in new ways and to create reliable, unencumbered sources of funding.

This paper has been prepared as a ‘first read’ for organizations looking for new funding possibilities or for those who are curious about the concept of a bond as a potential vehicle for their organization to fund a specific project.

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