Community Bond News

April 6, 2017

10 Carden will be presenting at the Good Investment Fair in Toronto at an event hosted by Tim Nash, The Sustainable Economist.

Want to earn good financial returns while doing good in the world? Hear from 10 Carden and these organizations presenting their impact investment programs: Community Energy Development Co-operativeCoPowerImpak FinanceLending LoopLIFE Co-opOikocreditSolarShare and World VisionRegister on Eventbrite.


March 1, 2017

10 Carden Community Bond campaign reaches $819,500 in local investment. 70 investors are involved in the program, with an average investment of $11,700.


February 21, 2017

10 Carden discusses Community Bonds and the project on Rogers Talk Local.


November 6, 2016

Community Bond total at $689,000 and going strong.


September 20, 2016

LET’S TALK ABOUT LOCAL INVESTING 4pm @ Innovation Guelph
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lets-talk-about-local-investing-tickets-27451258453


September 1, 2016
10 Carden’s COMMUNITY BOND CAMPAIGN AT $656,000


May 15, 2016
ATTEND AN UPCOMING COMMUNITY BOND INVESTMENT SESSION. RSVP.


April 15, 2016
SERIES A, B, C AND D
FOUNDING INVESTOR COMMUNITY BONDS

As background to the Community Bond process, the Founding Investor Bond offering commenced in late November 2015, reached $375,000 by early March 2016 and completed on April 7, one week before closing.  Total offered: $400,000. There are 31 individual bond investors. $12,903 is the average investment across all investors.

Further community investment will be raised through Civic Leadership Bonds during 2016.

Series E and F will continue throughout 2016 enabling 10 Carden to widely promote the model and engage individuals, institutions and foundations. The Series offers a variety of financial rates, investment timeframes and minimum investment levels, allowing 10 Carden to collect useful data on community readiness for this type of investment.

Series E – 3% – 5 year commitment. $1,000 min. investment. This level has a very low minimum, geared to enable nearly anyone to invest.

Series F – 4% – 5 year commitment. $50,000 min. investment. This series is intended for seasoned investors, organizations, institutions and foundations.

The Founder’s Series launched in late 2015 was a success.

Series A – 2.5% – Five year commitment. $2,500 min. investment. Total of 4 investors: 1 investor@ $40,000. 4 investors @ $2,500. FULLY SUBSCRIBED.

Series B – 3% – 3 year commitment. $5,000 min. investment. Total of 10 investors. All investors @ $5,000. FULLY SUBSCRIBED.

Series C – 4% – 5 year commitment. $10,000 min. investment. Total of 11 investors: 1 investor @ $40,000. Average investment $13,636. FULLY SUBSCRIBED.

Series D – 5% – 5 year commitment. $15,000 min. investment. Total of 9 investors. Average investment $16,666. FULLY SUBSCRIBED.