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News on the latest loans and investments RSF Social Finance makes to leading social enterprises working in Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship.

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Loan Broadens Access to Certified Biodynamic Compost
SAN FRANCISCO, January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – When Randy Ritchie and Colum Riley first met, they discovered a shared passion uncommon in Tinseltown: building healthy soil. It all started when Ritchie, one of the first sustainable landscape designers in Los Angeles, received a request from a customer who wanted to grow organic food on her property in Malibu. The problem...
Jan 27, 2016 2:15 PM ET
RSF Social Finance Loan to Froozer Helps Bring Whole Produce to Schools, Hospitals
SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ ­– Obesity and diabetes rates in the United States have hit an all-time high. More than two in three American adults are considered overweight today, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, a health research center. Children are no better off, reporting skyrocketing increases in new Type-2 diabetes cases; a condition previously...
Nov 11, 2015 10:05 AM ET
RSF Supports Microfinance with Loan to MCE Social Capital
SAN FRANCISCO, October 12, 2015  /3BL Media/ ­– Maria Ramos operates a small roadside flower shop outside of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. A mother of two, Maria recently used a loan originated by a MCE Social Capital (MCE) client to purchase new plant pots, which have helped her increase sales. Maria’s story is typical of the...
Oct 12, 2015 2:25 PM ET
Seattle Historic Arts District Refinances for Future Success
SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ ­– The walls of Seattle’s Pioneer Square Historic District have long featured canvases splashed with elevating colors and dramatic shapes. Yet this neighborhood’s rich artistic and cultural tradition experienced a slump in the 1990s when market forces drove artists out of the area at an alarming rate. Hoping to preserve the district for the...
Sep 17, 2015 1:05 PM ET
RSF Social Finance Makes a Loan to Hudson Valley Harvest
SAN FRANCISCO, August 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new PRI loan to Hudson Valley Harvest (HVH), a food hub providing timely and efficient distribution services that connect small and medium sized farmers in upstate New York with wholesale food buyers...
Aug 14, 2015 6:05 AM ET