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MaRS Centre for Impact Investing

Every dollar should make a difference

Big problems require bold solutions. Impact investing is a powerful new force in the fight against society’s toughest challenges, like persistent poverty, chronic ill health and environmental destruction.

MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is a leading force in growing the impact investment market in Canada. It creates innovative ways for investors to fund social enterprises and charities with investments that create both a financial return for them and a dividend for society.


More funds for important causes

Impact investments are a new funding stream for organizations driving social change.

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Do well by doing good

Investors can support causes they care about, while generating a financial return for themselves.

More effective social programs

Impact investing creates financial incentives for social programs to deliver real change.

MaRS launches Canada's first social impact bond in health

7,000 seniors will benefit from healthy-living program

Heart attack and stroke kill one in four Canadians. MaRS has partnered with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Public Health Agency of Canada to launch a lifestyle-change program to help 7,000 at-risk seniors lower their risk of cardiovascular disease. The program will be funded by a social impact bond structured by MaRS Centre for Impact Investing.


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