Client Name: Ford Foundation
Resource Type: Report
Author Org: Emerging ChangeMakers Network
Author: Jessica Norwood
Year: 2010This learning journey report shares the reflections of members of Emerging ChangeMakers - a Ford grantee in the Black Belt that is exploring the creation of an investment value chain - on their visit with an experienced triple bottom line lender and investor. The visit focused on sharing perspectives on connecting with motivated investors, picking good investments, balancing running businesses as well as funding them, and strategies for targeting loans and nurturing investments with a triple-bottom-line approach.