Canada’s Social Finance Fund’s first investment champions outcomes financing

The first investment will go to the Raven Indigenous Outcomes Fund

Why It Matters

Over the last decades, a vast amount of federal money has been injected to address socio-economic issues. However, there have yet to be outstanding successes in changing the trajectory of socio-economic indicators, such as overall health, education and environmental issues. Outcomes financing might be a valuable tool to address some of these challenges.

The first investment from Canada’s Social Finance Fund is a $10 million venture supporting a unique type of impact investing called outcomes financing.

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