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Wednesday, December 8 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Social Finance & Investment Readiness in Manitoba

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What do social finance and investment readiness mean in Manitoba? With Federal programs such as the Investment Readiness Program and the forthcoming Social Finance Fund, what can community-based organizations in Manitoba be doing to prepare themselves for these opportunities? How can financing and investment be used to deepen the impact of our work?

Hear from practitioners in different places throughout the social finance ecosystem in Manitoba and beyond on what investment readiness means to them, and what the future of social finance holds for community-based organizations in Manitoba.

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Sarah Leeson-Klym

Regional Networks Director, Canadian CED Network
Sarah Leeson-Klym is Regional Networks Director for the Canadian CED Network. In that role, she works with network leaders across Canada to create opportunities for learning, dialogue, and alignment across a variety of cross-cutting issues like social and community finance, social... Read More →

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Jane Bisbee

Executive Director, Social Enterprise Fund
Jane Bisbee is the Executive Director of the Social Enterprise Fund, one of Canada’s more active impact investment funds. Over the last decade, she has worked to build SEF’s portfolio to over 80 projects across many sectors, with more than $75M invested.A special focus of Jane’s... Read More →
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Nigel R. Mohammed

Director, Community Financial Centre, Assiniboine Credit Union
As Director, Community Financial Centre at Assiniboine Credit Union, Nigel leads a team of specialists with expertise in providing creative financing solutions to support not for profits, social enterprises, cooperatives and small businesses. This unique Centre is the only one of... Read More →
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Kalen Taylor

Executive Director, Purpose Construction
Kalen Taylor is the Executive Director of Purpose Construction, a social enterprise that combines social housing development and rehabilitation with trades training and employment run by and for people underrepresented in the skilled trades. Purpose Construction completes over $2.5... Read More →

Wednesday December 8, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm CST