ODF 
Organic Development Finance
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AGRI3 Fund
Sustainable Agriculture
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Reall
Affordable Housing
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PPAF
Financial Inclusion
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Good Fashion Fund
Circular Textile Supply Chain
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BIX Capital
Impact Receivable Finance
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FOUNT is a leading impact investment firm, providing Strategic Advisory and Investment Management services, to drive social and environmental impact, alongside reasonable financial returns in emerging markets. 

Services

FOUNT offers hands-on Strategic Advisory and Investment Management support to its clients, to enable them to generate measurable impact with viable and scalable business models. FOUNT’s global reach through its Strategic Advisory and Investment Management activities includes countries in Africa, South East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Central and South America. In these countries we focus on various high-impact sectors.

FOUNT provides funding via the dedicated investment mandates that it has under management. Currently these include BIX Capital, Good Fashion Fund and AGRI3 Fund.

Strategic Advisory

By designing, implementing and evaluating innovative investment initiatives for many years, FOUNT has demonstrated its’ expertise as a leading Strategic Advisor for high-impact initiatives.

Investment Management

FOUNT acts as a Fund Manager and Lead Advisor for a number of highly innovative funds and plays a core role in structuring, strategy, governance and related investment processes. We currently manage and advise the Good Fashion Fund, BIX Capital and the AGRI3 Fund.

Clients

Our clients include international development organisations, investment initiatives, impact investors and donors from around the globe. We have developed our Investment and Strategic Advisory offerings to meet our clients’ needs in the most optimal way and we have built our expertise around structuring impact focused investments, targeting low-income communities and eco-systems in emerging markets.

Impact

The Global Goals

FOUNT offers a broad range of high-quality Strategic Advisory and Investment Management services and hands-on support to enable our clients to generate optimal, measurable impact with business models that target the lower-income segment of the population.

We do this by leveraging our investment and advisory expertise and international networks to help scale sustainable solutions responding to key environmental and social challenges that have the potential to generate lasting positive environmental and social impact, whilst delivering sustainable financial returns.

The impacts generated by the initiatives we work on contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations (SDGs).

News

FOUNT Member Spotlight with Bernadette Blom

Check out the latest member spotlight of Convergence Blended Finance, featuring Bernadette Blom, Co-Founder of FOUNT.

Learn about FOUNT’s portfolio of impact funds, their approach to blended finance, how they integrate a gender lens in their work, and more.

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AGRI3 and HSBC India announce Partnership Agreement

AGRI3 Fund is delighted to announce the recent signing of a Partnership Agreement with HSBC India for agri financing, commencing with a partial guarantee for a USD 50 million MFI lending program.

Under this Agreement, AGRI3 will provide partial guarantees to HSBC for transactions that have a positive impact on sustainable agriculture, rural livelihoods, and forest protection. In addition to the signing ceremony, HSBC hosted a roundtable event where MFI clients of the bank were invited to discuss sustainability challenges and opportunities.

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Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF) won Environmental Finance 'Impact initiative of the year: Latin America and Caribbean' award

The RCF was launched in August 2022 with an initial investment of USD 11m by Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose & Partners. For the 2023/24 growing season, the RCF Cerrado Programme expanded with an investment of USD 36.24 million from commercial banks Santander, Rabobank, and a guarantee from the AGRI3 Fund, thereby leveraging the impact of the initial investment made by the food retailers.

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