Connecting money & ideas with entrepreneurs to create sustainable prosperity
Introducing our Local Social Impact Investment Fund
Update: As of February 9, 2016 our Direct Public Offering is now closed!
Our Direct Public Offering
Our Direct Public Offering provides a unique opportunity to move your money off of Wall Street and onto Main Street, and invest in social entrepreneurs who value people, profit and our planet. This is a chance to build a more engaged community, create better jobs, smarter growth, and a legacy for future generations. If you share this vision, we want to know you.
$259,000 from 76 Individual Investors
$92,000 from 11 Businesses, Organizations & Associations
Total Raised: $351,000
Minimum Goal: $250,000. Funding required for Wool Mill to be fully operational: $350,000
We are currently exploring the development of a co-work space in downtown Ukiah as a hub for entrepreneurs & ideas.
An innovative new way to move your money into Mendocino and invest in social entrepreneurs for a sustainable future.
The great internet debate continues.
NPR Planet Money looks at how financial services and investment has transformed an industry post prohibition.
The USDA announced $59M in loans and grants for rural micro enterprise development. EDFC was awarded $500K in loan funds and $105K in technical assistance grant funds. The press release from the USDA can be found -here-. To learn more about the EDFC loan program go to the -loan site-