A review of the current conventional sources (governments, banks, credit unions, etc.) of capital: how they are accessed, obstacles and opportunities. Considers specialized investment sources that have been created, how to match funds/investments and ideas for new institutional arrangements. The field will be explored from both the point of view of those seeking investment and those who make the investment (e.g. community investment loan funds).
Graduate course in the Community Development program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.