Buy a bond today to benefit the health of Ontario’s food, planet & people

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The Fair Finance Fund is offering community bonds to people interested in supporting regional food systems, Ontario communities, and thriving social enterprises. Non-accredited, accredited and institutional investors can purchase a bond to align their values and keep their investment capital within Ontario. Your funds will be directly invested into local food and farm enterprises across Ontario that have a social purpose of local production and local markets.


The Fair Finance is currently offering both types of community bonds. For more information please email invest@fairfinancefund.org

 

Your Dollar Grows Local Food Systems in Ontario!

Your investment contributes to:

  • $4 impact for every dollar invested in year 1 and 2

  • 1 new job per $20,000 investment

  • An average of 17 social enterprises annually

  • An additional $850,000 revenues into Ontario’s economy every year

  • Greater social and environmental benefits in Ontario’s communities

Every loan recipient agrees to provide semi-annual reports on impact measurements. There are three standard indicators, and two custom indicators showing social and/ or environmental benefits such as reduced water or energy usage, increased knowledge from staff training, increased community health from access to healthy food, etc.

Loan recipients are provided with an easy-to-use spreadsheet to track their progress, and meet with staff before receiving the loan to receive orientation to the tracking tool. A menu of possible social and environmental indicators is also provided. Annual reports on impacts will be issued to investors and public.

Bond size

$5000

$50,000

INTEREST

2%

2%

Term

5 years

10 years

Interest earned

$500

$10,000

Impact

$20,000 in new jobs, growth

$200,000 in new jobs, growth

 

Interested in learning more?

For more information on our community investments, check out these materials below! Detailed business plan and a full offering statement are available on request to invest@fairfinancefund.org.

 

Community bond term sheet

Interested in learning more about our community bond terms? The Community Bond Term Sheet will answer your questions.

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Business Plan

Check out our business plan for more information about the Fair Finance Fund.