Jubilee Fund

Impact Areas:

Cooperatives, Social Enterprises

Abbreviation:

JF

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Funding Amount:

Geographic Area:

Manitoba

Summary:

Ethical investment fund established to raise awareness concerning the interrelated issues of poverty reduction, financial assets and access to credit. JF provides loan guarantees to individuals, organizations looking to develop economic initiatives that promote self-reliance, human dignity and a better quality of life for the individual and the community.

JF

Program Objective:

Community based projects that reduce poverty and financial exclusion falling into 3 categories: - small business, - affordable housing, - community projects

Investment Type:

Short term loans, bridge financing, loan guarantees

Key Features:

JF helps to develop economic initiatives that promote self-reliance, human dignity and a better quality of life for the individual, families and the community in the spirit of restoring equity within society. These projects would not be eligible for loans from traditional financial institutions.

Client Group:

Individuls and organizations (non-profit sector)