INVESTING IN OUR VALUES

Grassroots Capital Management promotes investments in multiple bottom line businesses delivering social and financial value and working to strengthen communities and eliminate poverty.

Since 2003, Grassroots has launched eight impact investment vehicles and built a track record of successful financial and social performance.

Fund Launch & Management

Caspian Impact Investments

Caspian Impact Investments

Launched in 2013, CII is an Indian multi-sector Social impact debt provider. The mission of CII is to provide debt…

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India Financial Inclusion Fund

India Financial Inclusion Fund

India Financial Inclusion Fund is a US$89 million, 10 year fund launched in 2008 by Caspian Investment Advisors to build on…

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Próspero Microfinanzas Fund

Próspero Microfinanzas Fund

Próspero Microfinanzas was launched in 2010 to create a regionally based equity management capability focused on emerging microfinance institutions in…

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Grassroots has played a key role in establishing standards for rating social performance.

B Corp / GIIRS

Grassroots promotes industry standards including public benchmark and reporting efforts like B Corp and the Global Impact Investment Reporting System (GIIRS). GIIRS is a ratings system that provides comparable social…

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Financial Inclusion Equity Council

Paul DiLeo is a member of the executive committee of the Financial Inclusion Equity Council (FIEC, formerly Council of Microfinance Equity Funds). Grassroots has contributed to discussions of governance, social…

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Principles for Investors in Inclusive Finance

Grassroots was one of the inaugural signatories of the UN-backed PRI Initiative’s PIIF (Principles for Investors in Inclusive Finance) and took part in the voluntary pilots of the PRI’s new Reporting…

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Public Benefit Corporation

Grassroots was the first Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) to be created in Delaware, USA in August of 2013.

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