Impact Investments

Second Chances Farm
Amount
$750,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020-2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Wilmington, Delaware
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Mission-Focused For-Profit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

The PRI loan to the vertical farm provided working capital and capital improvements to scale a pilot farm in Wilmington, Delaware. The farm trained and provided a living wage and benefits to formerly incarcerated citizens with the ultimate goal of reducing recidivism in Delaware and providing long-term career opportunities for returning citizens.

Virginia Community Capital
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2016
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Virginia
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Climate & Sustainability
Purpose

The PRI loan provided low-interest debt to support financing clean energy projects–particularly solar and climate solutions in Virginia.

Virginia Community Capital
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Virginia
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The MRI (unsecured bond) provided low-interest debt for the development and preservation of affordable housing, community facilities development, and small business development in Virginia.

Virginia Community Capital
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2013-2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Virginia
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The PRI loan contributed to pooled capital for the development and preservation of affordable housing, community facilities development, and small business development in Virginia.

Center Creek Housing Fund II
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2018
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Southeast U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Private Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Equitable & Inclusive Economy
Purpose

A private equity investment in a Southeastern housing fund that purchased 219 distressed single-family homes in low/moderate income census tracks, renovated them, and offered quality affordable and workforce housing to renters. Over 85% of renters are 80% of AMI and below and benefit from financial incentives to repair their credit and to participate in coaching to improve their financial outlook and become mortgage ready.

Illumen Capital Fund I
Amount
$3,000,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Global
ASSET CLASS
Private Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

Only 1.3% of the $69 trillion in invested global assets are managed by firms owned or led by women and people of color. This private equity investment is in a fund-of-funds that invests in impact-focused fund managers 1) who accept Illumen Capital's bias-reduction coaching in order to increase diversity and inclusion within the firm, and 2) who focus on markets where bias /unconscious bias may hinder returns, such as education, financial inclusion, and health and wellness.

SustainVC Impact Fund II
Amount
$1,000,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2019
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Private Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

A private equity investment in a fund of impact-minded and diverse companies that are in direct alignment with the duPont Fund's values of equity/inclusion, sustainability, addressing climate change, and financial opportunity for all. The majority of companies in Fund II are women- or BIPOC-owned and led.

Sunshine Organics and Compost
Amount
$60,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Mission-Focused For-Profit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy
Purpose

The multi-lender loan that provided capital to the only commercial composting company in Northeast Florida for permitting and engineering work needed prior to build out. Composting will divert 24,000 tons of waste from landfills yearly, reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Jacksonville by 21,2150 metric tons annually (the effect of taking 55,000 cars off the road).

Generation - IM Global Equity Fund
Amount
$34,813,326
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2013
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Global
ASSET CLASS
Public Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

Global public equity fund that uses an active investment strategy to integrate sustainability into mainstream capital markets. An ESG-screened fund, Generation believes that sustainability decisions influence the underlying drivers for long-term positive performance.

Longfellow - MRI
Amount
$41,722,747
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2013
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Fixed Income
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

Domestic fixed income fund that uses ESG evaluation in its research process to identify risks that could impact investment performance. Longfellow is woman-owned and a certified Women's Business Enterprise.

Northern Trust - U.S. Quality ESG
Amount
$58,108,701
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Public Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
WEBSITE
ntrs.com
Purpose

Public equity fund that invests in companies that are industry leaders with regard to ESG practices.

State Street Global Advisor - U.S. Community Development Index
Amount
$46,085,430
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2012-2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Public Equity
ORG. TYPE
Investment Fund
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
WEBSITE
Purpose

Public equity fund (closed) that used positive ESG screening to invest in US large- and mid-cap companies with a strong record of community engagement and investment with economically under-served communities.

Community Guarantee Investment Pool (CGIP)
Amount
$1,000,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2019
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
U.S.
ASSET CLASS
Guarantee
ORG. TYPE
IMPACT AREA(S)
Climate & Sustainability, Equitable & Inclusive Economy, Health & Education,
Purpose

The guarantee contributes to $38 million in unfunded guarantees from 12 impact investors to provide credit enhancements and accelerate community development in the U.S. Guarantees increase intermediaries' (e.g., CDFIs) lending capacity to businesses and groups that have traditionally lacked equitable access to capital, including an emphasis on those led by women and BIOPOC. CIGP's areas of focus include housing, small businesses, and climate solutions. Decisions are made using diversity, equity, and inclusion lenses with a long-term goal to inform lenders how CIGP's actual risk of equitably deploying capital compares to lenders' perceived risk.

JAX Metro / Self-Help Credit Union
Amount
$250,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Cash
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Equitable & Inclusive Economy
Purpose

The certificate of deposit served as equity in the CDFI, helping to cover the cost of PPP lending during COVID-19 and expanded the number and amount of PPP loans available to diverse small business borrowers in Northeast Florida.

Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida
Amount
$20,393
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2015-2017
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The PRI loan supported the relocation and build out of the nonprofit's offices in order to increase efficiencies that directed more revenue to mission by reducing utility, technology, and rent costs.

Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center
Amount
$86,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2016
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
WEBSITE
shcjax.org
Purpose

The PRI loan supported the relocation and build out of the nonprofit's offices in order to increase efficiencies that directed more revenue to mission by reducing utility, technology, and rent costs.

First Coast YMCA
Amount
$400,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2015
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
WEBSITE
fcymca.org
Purpose

The PRI loan supported the relocation and build out of the nonprofit's offices in order to increase efficiencies that directed more revenue to mission by reducing utility, technology, and rent costs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida
Amount
$140,125
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2015
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The PRI loan supported the relocation and build out of the nonprofit's offices in order to increase efficiencies that directed more revenue to mission by reducing utility, technology, and rent costs.

Family Foundations
Amount
$115,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2015
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The PRI loan supported the relocation and build out of the nonprofit's offices in order to increase efficiencies that directed more revenue to mission by reducing utility, technology, and rent costs.

Long Avenue Baptist Church
Amount
$100,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2018
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Port St. Joe, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Disaster Recovery
Purpose

The PRI loan supported extensive repairs and rehabilitation of the church campus following the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

Diocesan Council, Inc.
Amount
$1,000,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Lewes, Delaware
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The PRI loan served as bridge capital near the completion of the Diocese of Delaware's capital campaign to renovate Camp Arrowhead in Lewes, Delaware. The loan and a series of small duPont Fund grants helped the Camp to improve facilities, enabling the Diocese to more intentionally focus on inclusive and diverse programing and activities while raising additional financial support to subsidize camp visits for youth in urban areas across the state.

Changing Homelessness
Amount
$450,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
Nonprofit
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place, Health & Education
Purpose

The PRI loan provided bridge capital to address the nonprofit's cash flow challenges due to increase in demand for shelter paired with reimbursement of state dollars in arrears for temporarily housing those experiencing homelessness in motels during the pandemic.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Amount
$3,000,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2018
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
WEBSITE
lisc.org
Purpose

The PRI loan provided loan capital for the development and preservation of affordable housing and community facilities development in Jacksonville. LISC's first use integrated the duPont Fund's loan into the capital stack for the rehabilitation of the historic Barnett Building in downtown Jacksonville, ensuring successful financing of the highly visible project.

Self-Help Ventures Fund
Amount
$3,000,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2017
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Jacksonville, Florida
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Equitable & Inclusive Economy
Purpose

The PRI loan provided secondary capital for establishing the low-income designated JAX Metro/Self-Help Credit Union in Jacksonville, extending subordinated debt as part of the $6 million in external capital required for the new branch.

National Council on Agriculture Life and Labor (NCALL)
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Delaware
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
WEBSITE
ncall.org
Purpose

The MRI (unsecured bond) provided loan pool capital for the development and preservation of affordable housing, community facilities development, and small business development in Delaware.

Cinnaire
Amount
$1,000,000
Investment type
(MRI) Misson-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2020
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Delaware
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
Purpose

The MRI (unsecured bond) seeded a loan pool for the development and preservation of affordable housing, community facilities development, and small business development in Delaware.

National Council on Agriculture Life and Labor (NCALL)
Amount
$1,500,000
Investment type
(PRI) Program-Related Investment
TIME PERIOD
2014-2021
GEOGRAPHY SERVED
Delaware
ASSET CLASS
Debt
ORG. TYPE
CDFI
IMPACT AREA(S)
Community & Place
WEBSITE
ncall.org
Purpose

The PRI loan seeded a loan pool for the development and preservation of affordable housing and community facilities development in Delaware. At the time, duPont Fund's loan was the second largest debt investment on NCALL's balance sheet and represented 17% of all borrowed capital.