Community Finance Solutions
Community Finance Solutions provides expert advisory support to high-potential initiatives creating new funds and financial products. We envision a vibrant marketplace of effective impact investing funds and innovative financial products in communities across Canada, pooling and placing capital to create social and environmental impact.
Our clients are individuals and organisations working to launch new impact investing funds or innovative financial products. They are located across Canada.
Expert Advisory Support Offered
Our team and partners offer a range of expert advisory supports including the following:
- Legal structure
- Financial modeling
- Tax advisory
- Capital formation
- Investor relations
- Communications and branding
- Impact measurement
- Blended financing/philanthropy
- Connections to investors
- Connections to peers
- Strategy advisory
- Project management
- Policy advisory
- Public profile
- Pipeline and due diligence
- Fund middle and back office
Early-stage initiatives receive a package of 20 hours of advisory supports and 6 months of coaching. We plug them into a network of experts, peers, and coaches to help them refine, test, and launch their initiatives. Later-stage initiatives with the potential to launch within a year receive tailored, wraparound support. Our flexible partnership gives them the supports they need when they need them to bring their initiatives to market.
Impact investing thought leaders and practitioners across the country provide strategic oversight to the program and are involved in identifying and selecting clients.
We partner with well-respected national firms who are leaders in impact investing. They can provide services to our clients at a consistently high quality in communities across Canada.
We partner with local service providers across the country with expertise in impact investing. Partners we have worked with in the past include Purpose Capital, Jackson Martin, SHS Consulting, SkyLaw, and Robins Appleby and Taub. We are always seeking new ways to build business for local impact investing service providers. To join our network, please contact Katie Gibson at email@example.com.