Calvert blends financial and social returns so that community investment can be a safe and logical option for all investors.

Grantee Profile

Calvert Foundation is a non-profit lender dedicated to making community investment a safe and logical option for all investors seeking to make a social impact.  Its loan portfolio is comprised of investments in a diverse mix of organizations working in affordable housing, microfinance, fair trade, independent media, small business development, and the establishment of community facilities such as charter schools, daycare centers, and rehabilitation clinics.

About Our Grants

In 2015, the Woodcock Foundation awarded Calvert a two-year, $200,000 grant to support its development of new approaches to raising investment capital; continuing efforts to develop its groundbreaking Women Investing in Women (WIN-WIN) and Ours to Own initiatives; and the creation of new initiatives to galvanize support from specific groups, most notably millennials.