Fostering Equity and Justice for Communities through Impact Investing

Born out of the civil rights movement, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) invest in transformative change for communities every day. For individuals and families in communities across the country that have seen little investment—and often structural disinvestment—equity requires that they have the same chance as everyone, the chance to access critical resources and create communities of opportunity.


For more than 35 years, Capital Impact Partners, a certified CDFI, has sought to advance social and economic justice by supporting projects and facilities that create access to a wide range of social services, from affordable housing to health care and education to healthy food. Those investments, in the forms of strategic financing and community-based programs, have helped millions of people access critical services that enabled them to thrive.


As income inequality, the racial wealth gap, wage stagnation and other obstacles that keep communities from succeeding persisted and grew in recent years, we knew that achieving the goals of the civil rights movement for our communities would take a village. The growing nature of the impact investing field offered an opportunity to allow like-minded, mission-driven individuals and organizations to join us in working with communities to break down the barriers to success.


Our Capital Impact Investment Notes, launched in 2017, give retail and institutional investors the chance to invest in expanding equity and racial, economic, and social justice for all. Our Notes are S&P rated, DTC-settled, and offered on a continuous basis through brokerage accounts in almost all U.S. states. To find out more about our Note, including Terms & Highlights, visit our website.


This includes financial advisers like Andy Loving who represents clients in 25 states. He saw the Capital Impact Investment Notes as an opportunity to earn a financial, as well as a social, return on his investments.

We invite you to watch the video below to meet Andy, learn about his investment philosophy, and see why he believes in Capital Impact’s effort to fight for civil rights and social justice for communities nationwide.

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER

This blog post is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Such an offer is made only by means of a current Prospectus (including any applicable Pricing Supplement) for each of the respective Notes. Such offers may be directed only to investors in jurisdictions in which the Notes are eligible for sale. Investors in such states should obtain a current Prospectus by visiting www.capitalimpact.org/invest/capital-impact-investment-notes. Investors are urged to review the current Prospectus before making any investment decisions.

No state or federal securities regulators have passed on or endorsed the merits of the offering of notes. Any representation to the contrary is unlawful. The notes will not be insured or guaranteed by the FDIC, SIPC or other governmental agency.

As of the date hereof, the Notes will be offered for sale in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, excluding the States of Arkansas and Washington.

*S&P Global assigned a long-term issue credit rating of AA- to the Notes on April 9, 2018. Please check the Pricing Supplement at the link above for the S&P credit rating assigned to Notes currently being offered for sale. An S&P credit rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold Notes and may be subject to suspension, reduction or withdrawal at any time by S&P.


Forward-Looking Statements

This blog post contains statements that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Also, when Capital Impact uses any of the words “anticipate,” “assume,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend” or similar expressions, it is making forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guaranteed and are based on Capital Impact’s present intentions and on Capital Impact’s present expectations and assumptions. These statements, intentions, expectations, and assumptions involve risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Capital Impact’s control, that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated or projected. Purchasers of Notes should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as events described or implied in such statements may not occur. Except as required by law, Capital Impact undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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