PRIs: Who Should Seek Them & How to Get Them
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Program-related investments (PRIs) make inexpensive capital available from foundations to nonprofit or for-profit enterprises. Learn about this alternative revenue source in this Q&A live chat with our experts.
Before this chat, get some basic facts about PRIs with these articles:
- What is a program-related investment?
- Program-related investments - from Mission Investors Exchange, an affinity group of mission investing foundations and affiliates
- Program-Related Investments: Funding community development - written for would-be PRI recipients
- Program-Related Investments: More complicated than grants, but worth considering - a grantmaker's viewpoint
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Stephaney Kipple, Real Estate Consulting Analyst for Northern California Community Loan Fund, assists in contract management, identifying site opportunities, analyzing partnership opportunities, and producing proforma analyses. She also provides funding analyses for feasibility, including the structuring of New Market Tax Credit transactions. Before joining NCCLF, Stephaney worked as a consultant at the Community Investment Support Fund in Detroit, MI, where she provided technical assistance to nonprofits with financial and real estate needs.
Tony Wells, President & CEO of the Tony R. Wells Foundation, is a business veteran with 25 years of executive management experience in the Information Technology Industry. He created a private family foundation in 2001 to provide technology and social entrepreneurship grants to nonprofit organizations. The foundation’s mission is to “create value for our community by developing stronger nonprofit leaders and investing in the next generation of social innovations”.