We are a values-based bank dedicated to building the social finance market in Canada. Our goal is to connect capital to enterprises that are building stronger, more sustainable communities, enabling depositors and investors to finance change.

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Lead

We have a leadership role in facilitating capital to build healthy, vibrant and equitable Canadian communities.

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Empower

We empower investors and businesses by providing expertise in community investment, financing and capital structuring.

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Connect

We build networks of investors, businesses, community partners and stakeholders that share common values and a vision for the future.

Supporting
impact
businesses
and investors

More and more, values-focused investors, entrepreneurs and organizations are seeking out new and innovative ways to make a difference in their communities.

Vancity Community Investment Bank is supporting these leaders by connecting capital to opportunity. We offer sophisticated financing expertise and a clear commitment to helping businesses succeed and investors realize value.

We actively convene and connect with investors, businesses, and community and environmental stakeholders to co-develop impact solutions.

 

For impact businesses

We provide advice and financing for impact entrepreneurs and businesses.

The businesses we lend to and invest in include:

  • Mission-based private businesses
  • Not-for-profits
  • Social enterprises
  • First Nations governments
  • Co-operatives
  • Labour unions
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For impact investors

We identify investment opportunities that make a positive social and environmental impact while earning risk-adjusted financial returns.

The investors we support include:

  • Private investors
  • Foundations
  • Governments
  • Institutions
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Making an impact

77%

of Canadians surveyed support the switch from using fossil fuels in vehicles and buildings to using clean energy.

96%

of investors said impact investment performance met or exceeded their expectations.

3.3M

Canadians live in homes that are unaffordable, overcrowded or substandard — or all three.

 

Who we are

Vancity Community Investment Bank is creating Canada’s first schedule one bank focused exclusively on the triple bottom line. The Bank offers financing and expert advice to businesses in Ontario that are investing in their communities or a cleaner environment. More about us.

Ready to accelerate your impact? Let’s talk.

Suite 700
184 Front Street East
Toronto ON M5A 4N3

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