Food System Focus Area: Finance and Investment

Food Impact Investing for Philanthropy, 10/5

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Community Food Funders and Slow Money NYC are collaborating to host a meeting on impact investing in the food space. What is impact investing, and how can philanthropic organizations participate? Who is already doing food investing in our region, and what types of entities are seeking these funds? Come hear from experts in the field as well as case studies from two of your colleagues who have recently made their first program related investment in food systems work.

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NYC Regional Food Hub Briefing, 7/22

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Join us for a funder briefing with GrowNYC to learn about the proposed development of a Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in the Bronx. This large-scale facility will provide a home for Greenmarket Co., space for an expanded wholesale farmers market, a light food processing center to prepare local produce for wholesale, and other infrastructure to support local food businesses.

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Woodcock Foundation

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The Woodcock Foundation is a progressive family foundation established to link family creativity and resources with community development needs. Trustees select areas of interest, identify individuals within those areas who possess strong leadership skills, and then invest in them with...

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Betsy and Jesse Fink Foundation

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We seek to move communities toward a more balanced, sustainable relationship with the environment. We support and invest in innovative organizations that preserve and protect the better use of natural resources, biological diversity and enhance the health of humanity. We...

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