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Complex problems can only be solved through a deep understanding of the systems and integrated approaches to community partnerships, philanthropy, policy, and investment. We work with local and national investors, donors, advisors, foundation staff and trustees, policymakers and community organizations who are closest to the problems we aim to fix. We leverage their expertise and create the conditions necessary for collective visioning and cross-sector collaboration. Below is a sample of our community and investment partners working to solve our most pressing challenges. 

 

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Company and Organizations

Big Hogan

A Navajo owned and operated hospitality business located near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. A DAF provided a $20,000 loan for 10 years at 2% to support business growth.

art for redemption

Impact Charitable provided financing to set up an online marketplace for this Denver-based start-up so prisoners can sell their art. Investment from a group DAF with Rockies Venture Club structured as a $33,606 revenue share agreement with Prison Art LLC.

Village Exchange Center

VEC partnered closely with Impact Charitable on the Left Behind Workers Fund to connect immigrants with the direct cash assistance needed to support these families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization also offers a variety of support services to help stabilize families such as food assistance and community navigation services.

Worklife Partnership

Through a group DAF with Social Venture Partners, Impact Charitable invested in a Micro loan program (average loan <$1,000) serving low-income, front-line workers who are 80% women. Borrowers access loans as an alternative to pay-day lenders. Investment was a $59,250 loan for 2 years at 3%.

Watson University

This DAF-funded Income Sharing Agreement with Watson Institute provides tuition to students seeking a three-year degree in social entrepreneurship. Students repay loans at a rate based on income earned after graduation. The investment was structured as a $52,500 income sharing agreement.

Sistahbiz Loan Fun

A nonprofit business accelerator providing affordable options for coaching, training, and services to help black women build scalable, sellable models and access the back-office support, cash flow, and social capital that they need. Funding from the loan is dedicated to a portfolio of loans to 15 black female entrepreneurs. The integrated capital investment included a $60,000 loan and a $10,000 grant.

Dope Mom Life

A creative content agency designed to cultivate relationships between organizations and multicultural communities through digital and video content. Dianne Myles started Dope Mom Life (DML) as a means to deliver information to underrepresented demographics. Impact Charitable set up a group DAF loans investment of $18,000 in partnership with Rockies Venture Club.

Clara Brown commons

An affordable housing community serving low income families on property located in Denver needed capital to acquire and develop the complex. A $750,000 loan was made with funds borrowed from The Colorado Trust.

Kyndhub

An online community that gamifies volunteering, intentional acts of kindness, gratitude and monetary giving. A DAF provided a $100,000 revenue share agreement to support product development.

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Financial Institution Partners

Pathstone

Pathstone is not only among the leading advisors for social and mission-related investing, but also an established and recognized thought leader at the industry level, with many of our advisors having more than two decades of experience advising and researching environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact investing strategies. We continue to dedicate significant resources to provide clients with creative solutions and help them best align their investments with their values and their mission.

Amalgamated Bank

America’s socially responsible bank empowering organizations and individuals to advance positive social change. For nearly 100 years, Amalgamated Bank has fought for a more just and sustainable world. We understand that inequity and injustice permeates our society and that we can live in a more equitable way with one another. We also know that historically marginalized communities live complex lives where social and political issues intersect at the same time compounding on each other.

Standing in solidarity with our clients and stakeholders, through our products, people, and internal culture is all part of ending this inequity. We are committed to contributing to the thousands of groups across the country actively working on dismantling systems of discrimination and oppression.

Native American Bank

Native American Bank – In 2001, twenty Tribal nations and Alaska Native Corporations set out with a dream to create a national bank to serve all Native people, communities, governments and enterprises across the country and established Native American Bank, N.A.

At Native American Bank, our primary mission is to assist Native American and Alaskan Native individuals, enterprises and governments to reach their goals by providing affordable and flexible banking and financial services.

To accomplish this, we concentrate on pooling Indian economic resources to increase Indian economic independence by fostering a climate of self-determination in investment, job creation and sustainable economic growth.

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