Civic Leadership Bonds – Investing in Community

community bond investment

Have you ever wished you could make a LOCAL financial investment that has a solid $ rate of return AND reflects your values and interests in making Guelph a better place?

Learn more about Civic Leadership Community Bonds by reviewing our Community Bond Package which includes the Civic Leadership Bond Term Sheet.

10 Carden has been a leader in social innovation in Guelph since it was founded in 2009. To enable a physical expansion, 10 Carden is redeveloping the Acker’s Furniture building – and community bonds are part of the financing structure. Yes! Imagine the Acker’s building fully renovated with modern servicing and a new elevator.

Once complete, the 10C Expansion project will offer four floors or over 15,000+ square feet of fully accessible community event space and collaborative workspace for these partners and more to come in 2017/18:

  • Chalmers Community Services Centre
  • University of Guelph, College of Applied and Human Sciences, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute
  • University of Guelph, Student Life
  • Out on the Shelf, LGTBQ+ Library
  • Guelph Arts Council
  • Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition
  • Local Immigration Partnership
  • Taylor Newberry Consulting
  • Wellington Water Watchers
  • Transformative Arts, Guelph
  • Main Power Corp
  • Guelph Dance
  • JRS Virtual Studio Inc.
  • and more including all of our existing members, volunteers and event-space partners…

I'd like to know more about the Community Bond Opportunity

If you have questions about the bonds, please let us know. Follow-up can include an investment package, in-person meeting, or actual bond transaction.
  • If you are ready to move forward with a bond, please let us know the name you'd like on the bond, and the amount below.
  • The next steps to transacting a bond are to provide the NAME on the bond, the amount, and the date you'd like to meet to transact.
  • Please select any date before January 31, 2017. We will have the paperwork ready, and will schedule a meeting time that works best for the date you note above.
  • Series E bonds earn 3% interest and have a $1000 minimum, and can be any increment of $500. Series F bonds earn 4% interest and have a $50,000 minimum.
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Many thanks to the Centre for Social Innovation for their national leadership in Community Bonds. For more information, visit