Fund Category: Pool of Assets
The ConnectUP! Fund will be a newly created, human-centered, integrated capital fund (a combination of debt, equity and grants) with an objective of addressing economic justice in access to blended capital to social enterprises led by people from marginalized communities. In recognition that there are numerous systemic factors influencing business development, the ConnectUP! Fund will evaluate Opportunity Zone-qualified opportunities and innovations in areas such as (but not exclusively) financial inclusion, sustainable energy, women’s empowerment, and community development (rural, urban & tribal), this fund will have an intentional commitment to self-determined, vibrant communities and thriving ecosystems led by people of color.
Fund Type: Pool of AssetsFund Size: $25m-$50mFund Interests: Accepting InvestorsTypes of Projects: Entrepreneurs from overlooked communities. Materials coming soon.
- New Mexico
- North Dakota
- South Dakota