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Presentation during the Co-operative Enterprise Council New Brunswick's annual general meeting. The presentation covers social finance tools that will help co-ops finance start-up and expansion. …

Presentation during the Co-operative Enterprise Council New Brunswick's annual general meeting. The presentation covers social finance tools that will help co-ops finance start-up and expansion. Topics include social enterprise, crowdfunding, microloans, CEDIFs, community bonds, and social impact bonds.

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  • 1. Social Finance ToolsJune 7, 2013
  • 2. Agenda-Introduction-Crowdfunding (quick)-Community Bonds-Microloans-Social Impact Bonds-Social Enterprise-CEDIFs
  • 3. Timothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 4. Social EnterpriseCo-operatives-Any organization that earns revenue by sellinga product or service and generates a positivesocial impactTimothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 5. Crowdfunding-Raise money for specific projects-Gifts / rewards are given for donations -bigger donations get bigger rewards-Tiny donations are made by large crowds-These are donations, not investmentsTimothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 6. Microloans
  • 7. Microloans-Small loans to entrepreneurs who don’t haveaccess to traditional loans-Require a strong business plan, and oftencome with additional coaching, mentorship-Creates meaningful employment by supportingthe next generation of entrepreneursTimothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 8. Community Economic DevelopmentInvestment Funds (CEDIFs)Raise capital byissuing sharesUsed for startup orexpansionBuild community support35% tax creditLocked-in for 5 yearsStrengthen local economy
  • 9. -Allows organizations to raise money by usingshares to non-accredited investors-Investors get a 35% tax credit and strengthenthe local economy with their RRSP-These investments can be very risky, andinvestors won’t be able to sell if it turns southCommunity Economic DevelopmentInvestment Funds (CEDIFs)Timothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 10. Community Bonds$10,000 per bond4% return for 5 yearsRaised $2 millionProvides space forsocial enterprisesProtection againstglobal ‘systemic’ risks
  • 11. Community Bonds-Allows non-profits to raise money for expansion-Investors get a ‘blended return’ - a financialreturn plus a social return on investment-Backing it with an asset (real estate) reducesrisk, and lowers the expected return
  • 12. Social Impact BondsSIBs are a way to leverage private money toinvest in preventative programs that will lowergovernment expenditures in the long-termTimothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 13. Social Impact BondsInvestorsIntermediaryNon Profit Government1. Make Investment2. Fund Prevention Program3. Outcomes thatReduce Expenditures4. Pay for Programs thatMeet Targets5. Repay Investment +Return
  • 14. Social Impact Bonds-Agree on social outcome metrics-Define the scope-Quantify saving to government-Independent verification of resultsTimothy Nash @timenash June 7, 2013
  • 15. Social Impact Bonds
  • 16. THANK
  • 17. Why are social finance tools importantfor New Brunswick?Workshop Round 1
  • 18. What questions do you still have aboutsocial finance tools?Workshop Round 2
  • 19. How can we make these social financetools more accessible to co-ops andsocial enterprises?Workshop Round 3
  • 20. What are our next steps?Workshop Round 4