Reimaging Access to Capital for Communities

Cass Walker May 31, 2021

Join the Boston Impact Fund, Heron Foundation and First Southwest Community Fund as they discuss their alternative approaches to providing capital for entrepreneurs, small businesses and communities. The status quo will not solve the vast disparities facing the USA, and we need innovative financing solutions, creative intrapreneurs and folks with lived experience leading the way to economic equity.



Meta Themes

  • Equity & Inclusion


Purpose and Desired Outcome

With a focus on impact for BIPOC and women-led businesses across metro and rural areas, this discussion will provide examples, ideas and actionable items on how to do things differently in impact investing.


  • Entrepreneurs


  • NameAliana Pineiro
  • TitleDirector of Impact
  • OrganizationBoston Impact Fund
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameOny Obiocha
  • TitleDirector of Integrated Capitals and Learning
  • OrganizationHeron Foundation
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameCass Walker
  • TitleExecutive Director
  • OrganizationFirst Southwest Community Fund
  • StatusConfirmed
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