Uniting Public and Private (and Civic)
You’ve explored the various mechanisms through which for-profit and not-for-profit investors get capital into landscapes. You are feeling pretty comfortable with these models and their general requirements, like bank loans, government grants, philanthropic gifts, private equity investments, and self-finance. But increasingly, investors are seeking to work together, to add value to each other’s investments. This is called blended finance, and it is a direct acknowledgement that many challenges require multiple kinds of capital that no single investor could provide.
In this video Pooja Munshi discusses how and why public, private and civic actors seek to blend their investments.