When you invest with the Jubilee Fund you create a Social Impact.
Social Impact through Jubilee Fund are all the positive outcomes gained from reducing poverty in Manitoba.
Thanks to Jubilee Fund investors and donors, we can offer loan guarantees, direct loans and bridge financing for non-profits and social enterprises focused on poverty reduction, allowing them to reach more people and provide more services for marginalized individuals and families in Manitoba. In addition, launched Manitoba’s first rent-guarantee program for at-risk women in May 2022.
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Explore the poverty-reducing non-profit partners Jubilee Fund investors have helped support:
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UWCRC 2.0 Inc.
A $100,000.00 loan guarantee through Assiniboine Credit Union made possible by Jubilee Fund impact investors, helps make affordable transitional housing project a realty for Indigenous and newcomer women and children experiencing gender-based violence…. Read more →
Rainbow Resource Centre
A $125,000.00 loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped create affordable housing for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. In 2022, Jubilee Fund partnered with Assiniboine Credit Union and Rainbow Resource Centre, Canada’s longest running 2SLGBT… Read more →
Reside – Raising the Roof
A $100,000.00 loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped create affordable housing in Winnipeg’s North End. In 2022, Jubilee Fund partnered with Assiniboine Credit Union and Raising the Roof to help finance Reside – a new and unique… Read more →
Harriet Street Seniors Housing Inc.
A direct loan made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped Harriet Street Seniors Housing Inc. purchase land in Winnipeg for affordable seniors housing development. The direct loan was the foundational first step in seeing Harriet Street Seniors Hous… Read more →
Heima Er Best
Jubilee Fund investors help provide critical support that allows local community group to continue providing crucial service to vulnerable adults with developmental disabilities. Heima Er Best employs over 30 staff members and operates four homes that… Read more →
Portage la Prairie Community Revitalization Corporation Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors supported Portage la Prairie Community Revitalization Corporation Inc. (Portage CRC)—an organization helping to reduce poverty and its harmful effects in Manitoba—with a direct loan in 2020. Portage CRC acts as a delivery point f… Read more →
The Momentum Centre
Jubilee Fund investors help create opportunity and employment to break the cycle of poverty. The Momentum Centre is a non-profit training centre that helps Indigenous and new Canadian youth between 18 and 30 engage in meaningful and ongoing careers tha… Read more →
Springfield Learning Centres Inc.
A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped Springfield Learning Centres Inc. (SLC) add 21 new subsidized childcare spaces, including five new infant spaces to their new facility in Anola, Manitoba. The demand for services in the ar… Read more →
Heart Housing Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors helped create affordable housing for immigrant families. Heart Housing Inc. was formed by a small group of people who were “test driving” a collaborative, non-profit, affordable housing project in Winnipeg. The focus of Heart Hou… Read more →
GGR Mould Remediation Services
A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped start a small Manitoba business. Gary Gillis opened GGR Mould Remediation Services in 2008. The company’s primary services include removing mould from areas behind drywall, crawl spaces, f… Read more →
GD – 02 Worker Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors helped support a workers co-op manufacturing furniture in Winnipeg’s East Kildonan community. GD-02 Workers Co-op is a co-operative that is engaged in a “turn around” venture to re-establish a profitable furniture manufacturing o… Read more →
Your Place Hair Design
Jubilee Fund investors help locally owned businesses become reality. Start-up capital made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped Your Place Hair Design open its doors and become the first ever project supported by Jubilee Fund. Become an ethical in… Read more →
West Broadway Community Organizations
Jubilee Fund investors help find a home for important social and economic development work to support people in Winnipeg’s West Broadway community. West Broadway Development Corporation was formed in 1997 to deal with safety and housing issues and neig… Read more →
Visions of Independence Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors help lift people up to share and explore their abilities. Vision of Independence Inc. (VOI) is a non-profit charitable organization that provides housing and programs to persons with intellectual disabilities. VOI provides reside… Read more →
Keewatinowi Awasisak Opi-Ki-Wak Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors help make affordable child care possible for Manitobans. Keewatinowi Awasiak Opi-Ki-Wak Inc. (KAO) has provided child care services to post-secondary students in Thompson since 1992. The non-profit daycare serves 12 infants and 2… Read more →
Student & Single Parent Housing – Kinkora Development Ltd.
Jubilee Fund investors helped create student housing and revitalize Winnipeg’s West End. Thanks to a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors, Kinkora Development Ltd. was able to renovate a student housing project for University of Winni… Read more →
Student Housing – Kinkora Development Ltd.
Bridge financing made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped create low-cost student housing and revitalize Winnipeg’s West End. In 2002, Jubilee Fund bridge financing allowed Kinkora Development Ltd, in consultation with the University of Winnipeg,… Read more →
SAM Property Holdings Inc.
With a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors, SAM Properties Holding Inc. was able to complete upgrades to an affordable housing complex. Jubilee provided support for the well-known non-profit housing provider to commission a remediati… Read more →
New Earth Bakery
New Earth Bakery received support thanks to Jubilee Fund investors in 2001 and became one of the first projects to receive a loan from Jubilee Fund. Become an ethical investor with Jubilee Fund—change lives and build a better Manitoba today.
Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company
Jubilee Fund investors helped create an iconic and delicious Winnipeg institution. Most Winnipeggers are familiar with the Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co-op story. Starting in a church basement, Tall Grass has become a beloved presence in the Wolseley nei… Read more →
Sunny Mountain Daycare Centre
Jubilee Fund investors helped create much-needed daycare spaces in Winnipeg. Sunny Mountain Day Care was founded in 1985 and became operational when they moved into the basement of the North YMCA. After 29 years the Centre now operates four locations i… Read more →
Spence Neighborhood Association
Jubilee Fund investors helped maintain affordable housing in Winnipeg’s West End. In partnership with Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA) and the University of Winnipeg, Jubilee Fund investors made financing available for two houses that were moved… Read more →
South Sudanese Canadian Community Centre
Jubilee Fund investors provide critical help that allows important community support services to stay open. The Sudan Humanitarian Relief Organization and the Sudanese Association of Manitoba came together in 2006 to purchase a building located at 129… Read more →
SISTARS Community Economic Development Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors were part of a journey to help women in Winnipeg make lives better for them and others in their community. SISTARS Community Economic Development Co-op Inc. (Sisters Initiating Steps Towards a Renewed Society) was formed in Octob… Read more →
Recognition Counts – SEED Winnipeg Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors help make it possible for skilled newcomers to qualify to work in their field of expertise in Manitoba. Recognition Counts is a program of SEED Winnipeg that provides budget planning and financial supports to skilled immigrants w… Read more →
Ryerson School Age Centre Inc.
With a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors Ryerson Centre was able to complete renovations and open child care spaces for 48 children. The Ryerson School Age Centre was approached by the Manitoba Eastern Star Chalet 55+ Independent L… Read more →
River Avenue Co-op Day Nursery Inc.
A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped ensure a non-profit had a home to provide daycare spaces with flexible hours. River Area Co-operative Day Nursery Inc. (RACD) was founded in 1974 as a non-profit pre-school child care faci… Read more →
Pollock’s Hardware Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors helped keep a co-op employer and valued community asset in business. With a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors, Pollock’s Hardware Co-op was supported in the purchase of their building and inventory. The story… Read more →
Peg City Car Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors helped turn a big idea into a thriving new co-op business with hundreds of members. The original board members of Peg City Car Co-op had an idea, but no credit. Grants were found to cover some of the start-up costs, but they were… Read more →
PATH Centre – North End Renewal Corporation
Jubilee Fund investors help people in the North End gain skills, mentoring and employment. Financing provided through Jubilee Fund was applied toward the purchase of a Selkirk Avenue building to house the Career Action Pathing Centre—a program run by t… Read more →
Panda Bear Daycare Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors support daycare spaces for low-income Winnipeggers. Panda Bear Co-operative Daycare, a parent-owned daycare service in East St. Boniface, needed money for renovations, and a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors… Read more →
Organic Planet Worker Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors support small business to achieve success. In 2002, Jubilee Fund investors supported a small business for a sole proprietor operating as Organic Planet. The business was an immediate success, and it was determined an expansion wa… Read more →
Northern Star Worker Co-op Ltd.
Jubilee Fund investors help women create, learn and thrive. Northern Star Worker Co-op began in the 1980’s as a women’s sewing club hosted by the North End Women’s Centre. As skill levels increased the workers began to create works of art in the form o… Read more →
North Kildonan Little Thinkers Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors helped keep subsidized child care spaces available in Winnipeg’s North Kildonan community. With a loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors, the non-profit North Kildonan Little Thinkers daycare was able to achieve r… Read more →
North End Housing Project Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors help create affordable housing and employment opportunities in Winnipeg’s North End. The North End Housing Project Inc. is a non-profit organization with an objective to purchase and renovate older houses and then lease them to l… Read more →
Jubilee Fund investors helped create a Winnipeg employer with a legacy of social return. Neechi Foods Co-op operated Neechi Foods Community Store for 23 years prior to opening the Neechi Commons in March of 2013. Neechi Commons hosted a variety of spec… Read more →
Murdo Scribe Centre
Jubilee Fund investors help revitalize neighbourhoods like Winnipeg’s North End. A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped the North End Community Renewal Corporation purchase 510 Selkirk Avenue and convert it into Murdo Scribe Ce… Read more →
Mondragon Worker Cooperative Ltd.
Jubilee Fund investors helped open a worker cooperative that was a favourite meeting place in Winnipeg’s downtown for many years. In 2005, a popular vegan café in the Exchange District, Mondragon Bookstore & Coffeehouse was purchased by its employe… Read more →
Merchants Corner is an incredible success story on Selkirk Avenue, and Jubilee Fund investors helped make it happen. The beautiful new facility opened in 2018 as a hub for education and affordable housing in the North End. It includes 30 affordable ren… Read more →
Jubilee Fund investors helped a social enterprise create some wonderful social return for Manitobans. Purpose Construction has seen rapid growth and success as they strive to remove barriers to the labour market and help people develop skills and build… Read more →
King’s Park Child Care
Jubilee Fund investors helped keep child care spaces available in Winnipeg’s Fort Richmond community. Kings Park Child Care was forced to relocate, which prompted a move to a new location in a strip mall where the group required money to complete renov… Read more →
Jubilee Fund investors help create housing for Manitobans living on a low income. Kikinaw Housing Inc., with help from a direct loan made possible by Jubilee Fund investors, purchased and replaced two derelict houses with two high-efficiency fourplexes… Read more →
Jani King Franchise
A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped start a small Manitoba business. Jean Nicholas moved to Winnipeg four years ago after spending three years in Quebec. There, he started a hair salon business. After meeting his future wife… Read more →
Greenheart Housing Co-op
Jubilee Fund investors helped make a beautiful non-profit housing co-op possible in Winnipeg’s West Broadway community. The 21 three-bedroom apartment complex, targeted for low and modest-income tenants, was built by Kikinaw Housing and opened in 2009…. Read more →
Garden Grove Child Care Program
Jubilee Fund investors helped Garden Grove Child Care Program expand to provide a safe place for more children to be in. Demand for child care has grown since the Program opened in 1981 with 30 school-age spots. When the governing Board realized they d… Read more →
Explorer’s Childrens Centre Inc.
A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped make a new home possible for the Explorer’s Childrens Centre in Winnipeg’s Weston neighbourhood. The Centre was in jeopardy of closing when the space they were leasing was sold and no othe… Read more →
Elmwood Community Resource Centre
Jubilee Fund investors provided bridge financing which helped Elmwood Community Resource Centre replace approved funding that was delayed due to a federal election. The financing allowed Elmwood Community Resource Centre to continue operating their Abo… Read more →
Downs Childrens Centre Inc.
Jubilee Fund investors helped support to the Downs Childrens Centre Inc. (DCC), a non-profit providing daycare services for 50 children. A loan guarantee made possible by Jubilee Fund investors helped DCC complete important facility upgrades and renova… Read more →
Diversity Food Services
Jubilee Fund investors helped bring a valuable new employer, newcomer training, and a source of healthy, organic and local eating options to the University of Winnipeg campus with a loan guarantee. When a new student residence opened at the University… Read more →
Jubilee Fund investors provided a loan guarantee to support Elements Restaurant as they provide jobs for newcomers. Elements Restaurant is an initiative of Diversity Food Services and the University of Winnipeg housed in the Richardson’s Science Centre… Read more →
Cornish Child Care Centre
Jubilee Fund investors helped add critical, subsidized childcare spaces in Winnipeg’s West End. Cornish Child Care Centre is located in a Winnipeg Regional Housing Authority apartment block on Furby Street. It was established in 1986 and is run by an e… Read more →
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Institute
Jubilee Fund investors supported Cognitive Behavior Therapy Institute of Manitoba Inc. (CBTI) to provide life-changing mental health treatment for vulnerable people. CBTI is a non-profit clinic that provides affordable psychological treatment from its… Read more →
Christ Apostolic Church – Rehoboth Centre
Jubilee Fund investors helped newcomers find settlement services and build connections. The Christ Apostolic Church’s Rehoboth Centre is incorporated as a non-profit, non- denominational, multicultural organization. The congregation is comprised of new… Read more →
Chapman Day Care
Jubilee Fund investors helped keep critical, subsidized childcare spaces available. In 2016, Chapman Day Care was notified by the school division that the school they had occupied since 1984 would be closing and their current lease would not be renewed… Read more →
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association – Manitoba Chapter
Jubilee Fund investors supported The Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association (formerly known as Intervention Manitoba) with a loan guarantee to help with the purchase of two homes in support of their clients. The non-profit Association gives support… Read more →