Mobilizing Investment for Development with Catalytic Funding

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  • Date: Thu, Mar 23, 2023, 9:00 - 10:00am
  • Location: Online
  • Event Type: Online
  • Organizations: USAID INVEST Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS)


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Catalytic funding is the provision of resources to an investment fund or vehicle designed to mitigate risk and improve the fund's overall viability to attract new investment for development goals. The USAID INVEST initiative was designed to test new approaches to mobilizing capital for USAID's development priorities. Through catalytic funding, INVEST has helped mobilize over $140 million in new investment.

Join USAID, INVEST, and partner Third Way Rural Development Corporation for a webinar exploring learnings from INVEST’s catalytic funding portfolio: the potential of catalytic funding from donors like USAID, how to approach additionality, and lessons learned to increase impact and scale.