Grantee Profile

Calvert Social Investment Foundation

Grants to Calvert Social Investment Foundation

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)


    BETHESDA, MARYLAND — The Calvert Social Investment Foundation (Calvert), founded in 1995, is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Columbia, Maryland. Through its pioneering Community Investment Note, Calvert has raised more than $800 million from 13,500 individual investors – capital that it has invested in nonprofit organizations working in affordable housing development, microfinance, women's empowerment, small business development, and financial services. Calvert will use this grant to further its growth and advance its mission by pursuing multiple financial innovations aimed at tapping into and expanding the growing universe of social impact investors.

  • $2,000,000

    2007 (Duration 10 years)

    Impact Investments

    BETHESDA, MARYLAND — Program-Related Investment to capitalize new loans to be made via MicroPlace, an online marketplace that allows individuals to invest in international microfinance organizations.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Calvert Social Investment Foundation $2,250,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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