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The latest FJC news, stories, updates and events. We're doing a world of good, together.

FEATURED STORY

FJC Enables Philanthropy to Participate in Crowdsourced Lending to Small Businesses

Asha Cannon, owner of 2LC Bakery, a small business raising loan capital from the crowd. Photo courtesy of Honeycomb Credit.

FJC has applied its customizable operational platform to a new use case: facilitating foundation microloans to underserved small businesses that are taking advantage of a crowd-sourced lending program. The program is a partnership with Honeycomb Credit, a first-of-its kind loan crowdfunding platform, and Upstart CoLab, a non-profit that is disrupting how creativity is funded. Via FJC, three foundations will invest $600,000 in loans to small businesses in across the U.S. that have been underserved by traditional financial institutions.

Asha Cannon, owner of 2LC Bakery, a small business raising loan capital from the crowd. Photo courtesy of Honeycomb Credit.

Financing a Home for India Home

Months after India Home re-opened its elder care centers after a brief closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Vasundhara Kalasapudi still fondly remembers reuniting... Read More.

FEATURED NEWSLETTER

2021 Year in Review

Our Year in Review newsletter features some of FJC’s “Greatest Hits”: donors creating multi-generational legacies, funder collaboratives, unusual donations of real estate and Bitcoin; entrepreneurial nonprofits taking advantage of our loan program; new nonprofits we’re incubating in our fiscal sponsorship program. Learn also about how we’re advancing the field of philanthropy through webinars and articles. 2021 was a busy year for FJC donors and partners! And the best is yet to come!