Funding solutions to
meet your needs

RSF provides funding to social enterprises in the U.S. and Canada that are working to create long-term social and ecological benefit. We’re the lender of choice for those seeking a values-aligned partner because of our expertise, community, and ability to meet enterprises’ needs. Our broad areas of expertise are food & agriculture, education & the arts, and climate & environment. We’re also open to working in other related fields.

What is a Social Enterprise?

Social enterprises may be nonprofit or for-profit, and they exist to create significant social or ecological impact. They have values that are evident in all aspects of their work and a mission they are accountable for. They’re driven not only by what they can accomplish but also how they accomplish it, and they practice transparency, in governance or business processes. Most importantly, they aim for financial and human sustainability consistent with RSF Social Finance’s mission and values.

Social Enterprise Loans

RSF understands the challenges social enterprises face and can help you meet your unique needs. Access a mortgage loan, construction loan, equipment loan or working capital line of credit from $200,000 to $5 million.

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Integrated Capital

RSF takes a holistic approach to funding social entrepreneurs. We provide both the capital and the community you need to reach your goals.

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Meet Urban Teachers

Every child deserves a great teacher. Yet students in urban districts often receive the least effective and least experienced teachers available. Urban Teachers is changing the equation in urban education, offering high-need schools a supply of effective teachers who are ready to make a difference in students’ lives and are committed to a career in teaching.

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