RBC has established a $10-million pool of capital to finance and catalyze enterprises that deliberately tackle social and environmental challenges while generating a financial return.
The RBC Generator aims to generate market, or near-market, returns and seeks investment opportunities in mission-based organizations based in Canada. Investment opportunities will be evaluated based on their potential to deliver benefits in at least one of our four strategic areas:
The fund targets investment opportunities ranging from $25,000 to $500,000 through a flexible range of structures, including debt and equity. RBC will also consider follow-up investments of up to $500,000 for organizations with proven scalability that require additional financing.
RBC will also provide advisory services, metrics and valuation support as appropriate to help investees reach their maximum potential.
RBC is looking for organizations with unique business models that drive economic growth while at the same time help to create a more sustainable future. Our goal is to provide organizations with specialized financing structures today to help them to build on their success and attract commercial financing tomorrow.
The impact of an investee organization should be quantifiable and reportable. RBC will work with the successful investees to measure community impact.
We value organizations committed to scaling their operations and taking their unique approach mainstream. To succeed, investee organizations must have:
Contact us for more information on impact investing at RBC.