Fw: Guayaki Recognition, a New Loan, and Grantee Engagement Opportunities

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主題: Guayaki Recognition, a New Loan, and Grantee Engagement Opportunities
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日期: 2010年10月5日,星期二,下午8:01

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August Grant Making Activity

Guayaki Highlighted by the Clinton Global Initiative

Intimations of a New Economic Story

RSF Loans to Quantum Intech

Building Success: Davis Waldorf School

Goodweave 2010 Rug Raffle

RSF Seeks Senior Associate, Legal and Documentation

Think OutWard Accepting Applications for Credere Fund Grants



“What are the most productive of all transformations of capital in the economic process? Follow out such connections as I have just described, especially those amounts of capital that go into foundations, scholarships, and so on, which in due time fertilize inner creativity and enterprise of every kind—and you will perceive that free gifts are the most fruitful thing of all in the whole economic process.”

Rudolf Steiner, Economics: the World as One Economy
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October 2010

Borrower Guayaki recieves notable recognition, RSF makes a new loan, and our very own John Bloom proposes a new economic story. Also, check out exciting opportunities to engage with RSF grantees GoodWeave and Think OutWord.

August Grant Making Activity and Spotlight on Community Environment Legal Defense Fund

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund assists individuals to assert their rights to “local self-government and the rights of nature.” In rejecting unsustainable economic and environmental policies that may be set by state and federal governments, the CELDF empowers communities to construct legal frameworks to pave the way for sustainable energy production, sustainable land development, sustainable water use, and more. …. Read the full post on the Reimagine Money blog.

Guayaki Highlighted by the Clinton Global Initiative

RSF Mezzanine Fund borrower, Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products, will be highlighted as part of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Guayaki previously received a $20,000 scholarship from CGI and has now been chosen from a pool of candidates to be recognized as an exemplary model for Economic Empowerment as part of a special session on Investing in the World’s Forests….Read more in the RSF Newsroom.

Intimations of a New Economic Story

Given the very real tragedy of our current economy, we need a new economic story that dispels faulty assumptions about growth, the environment, natural resources, and most importantly ourselves. The new economic story is rooted in the incontrovertible reality of interdependence—social, ecological, and spiritual. At the same time, the new story honors cultural freedom and equality in matters political, and embraces the value of dynamic tensions inherent in this picture…Read the full post on the Reimagine Money Blog.

RSF Loans to Quantum Intech

We are pleased to announce that the RSF Mezzanine Fund has made a new loan to Quantum Intech (QI), a mission-driven organization that provides training and technology equipment to help relieve stress, reduce illness, and improve human performance...Read more in the RSF Newsroom.

Building Success: Davis Waldorf School

In early 2010, the Davis Waldorf School approached RSF for a loan to expand its campus to accommodate a growing school community. Construction began in early summer and was completed just in time for the first day of school, September 7, 2010. The completed project boasts several new structures…Read the full post in the Reimagine Money Blog.

GoodWeave 2010 Rug Raffle

The 2010 GoodWeave Rug Raffle has begun! The handmade rug industry has one of the highest child labor rates in the world, exploiting more than 250,000 children in South Asia. Please join past RSF grantee GoodWeave in the endeavor to improve the lives of these children…Read more in the RSF Newsroom.

RSF Seeks Senior Associate, Legal and Documentation

RSF Social Finance seeks to hire a full-time Senior Associate, Legal and Documentation who aspires to apply her/his professional experience and creative capacity in support of RSF’s mission and activities. The Senior Associate, Legal and Documentation will be primarily responsible for managing loan transaction logistics and creating loan documents to ensure timely, efficient, and professional documentation and closings. RSF offers commercial mortgage loans, subordinated debt loans, and lines of credit. For more information and to view the complete job description, please visit our Jobs Page.

Think OutWord Accepting Applictations for Credere Fund Grants

RSF Seed Fund grantee Think OutWord is accepting applications now through October 16th for the third cycle of grants by the Credere Fund. There are three grants being offered, each worth up to $2000, on the topics of “Art & Anthroposophy”, “Social Change & Anthroposophy”, and “Goethean Phenomenology”…Read more in the RSF Newsroom.

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