Understanding Social Finance for Social Impact

Social finance leverages capital to achieve social, cultural, and environmental goals along with financial returns. It’s a way for social enterprises and impact organizations to add flexible capital where other funders may be unwilling to…

Moving from Outputs to Outcomes: ESG and Impact Measurement

How do we measure impact? This is a difficult question to answer, and there is an increasing amount of pressure on organizations to do exactly that. Sue Manzuik, Community Engagement Specialist at Interior Savings; Peace…

Holding Hope – Insights from Purppl’s 2023 Impact Report

As we wind down the year, the Purppl team is thrilled to share our 2023 Impact Report. This report is not simply a summary of what we’ve done, but a celebration of the collective journey…

Thrive Impact Fund invests in affordable, sustainable co-op housing

We’re celebrating! Purppl’s impact investment collaboration, Thrive Impact Fund, just committed to its first investment in BC’s Interior: Propolis Cooperative Housing Society, a new Kamloops-based non-profit housing cooperative with a mandate to build affordable, sustainable homes. With…

A journey to raising investment while challenging Capitalism

“We can’t Capitalism our way out of Capitalism,” were my words to a Zoom room full of social purpose leaders this past spring while sharing about Purppl’s path to taking on investment. Capitalism is a…

Release: Thrive Impact Fund Expands into Interior Region of BC Thanks to New Partner and Investors

The unique impact investment approach of Thrive Impact Fund (TIF) has expanded to benefit communities across BC. TIF invests in social and environmental organizations, projects and entrepreneurs that face barriers to accessing financing. Read the…