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Raising Capital From Your Community – Through a Canadian Lens

11/05/2019 (This Event Has Passed)

Expanding, renovating, or starting up your shared space? You can use a financing tool called a Community Bond to raise funds from your support network. Shared Spaces all across Canada have used Community Bonds to make their dream projects a reality. Organizations like the Centre for Social Innovation (Toronto, The Mount (Peterborough, and 10 Carden (Guelph). Come join Ryan from Tapestry Community Capital, to hear stories about past community bond projects and learn if they might work for you.


Ryan Collins-Swartz
Social Impact Manager, Tapestry Community Capital

Ryan is building Canada’s community investment economy. At Tapestry, he supports non-profits, charities, and co-ops to raise financing with community bonds. Community bonds allow everyone, not just accredited investors, to invest locally in meaningful projects.

To date Tapestry has supported raising $61 million in investment from 4200 investors.  Ryan is driven to support communities to develop and own spaces that make us happier, healthier, and more connected. He holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and sits on the City of Toronto’s Social Purpose Real Estate advisory group. 

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