Hybrid Return

Social & Financial Investments

GAINS MADE TODAY PROVIDE FOR EVEN MORE GOOD TOMORROW

Every investment serves a purpose for the Otto Bremer Trust. We refer to those meeting both social and financial objectives as delivering hybrid returns. These include program-related investments with like-minded organizations and or participation in other mission-driven initiatives. Explore the different ways innovative finance is facilitating more good for our communities.

Hybrid Return Focus

Investment Resources

  • Community Benefit Financial Company
  • Program-Related Investments (PRIs)
  • Mission-Driven Initiatives
Community Benefit Financial Company

Community Benefit Financial Company (CBFC) was established to increase the availability of new financial resources for organizations across the region. Examples include medium-term loans, investments in patient-capital funds, revolving lines of credit, real estate acquisition funds, and health services financing.

The Impact

SUCCESSFUL INVESTMENTS DELIVERING HYBRID RETURN

We are seeking organizations that successfully contribute to both the financial and social capital within a community. Here is a link to some of our notable partnerships.

Recent Grant Recipients

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Every Meal
$300,000 | 2022 | Roseville, MN

To support capital needs, specifically to purchase and retain adequate and well-priced inventory.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative
$2,000,000 | 2022 | Saint Paul, MN

To support the collaborative's dedication to its vision that all people have a home.

Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank
$1,500,000 | 2022 | Duluth, MN

To increase capacity for food acquisition and distribution for food insecure families, children, and seniors.

Partner With Us

When seeking opportunities to generate a hybrid return for the people in the Upper Midwest, there are numerous complexities to consider. We find it beneficial for all parties to begin the partnership process with exploratory conversations. If you represent an organization that may be able to provide hybrid returns, we welcome the opportunity to talk with you. To start the conversation, please contact our controller.

Tony Thompson

Controller