Rise Asset Development

Impact Areas:

Economic Inclusion

Abbreviation:

Rise

Website:

Funding Amount:

< $5k

Geographic Area:

Ontario

Summary:

Rise, a registered charity, with the support of the Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), provides microfinancing and mentorship to men and women living with mental illness and addictions who are interested in pursuing self-employment.

Program Objective:

Small business

Investment Type:

Business loans, Leases, Lines of credits, Other investments

Key Features:

$3K>$5K loan for up to 3 years with a 3.5% fixed interest rate

Client Group:

Persons living with mental illness and addictions