Press Releases

Through our continuum of solutions, Momentus Capital is making an impact with communities across the country. We invite you to read our press releases from across the Momentus Capital family of organizations.

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03/18/2024

Capital Impact Partners Named to ImpactAssets 50 For Seventh Straight Year, Retains Emeritus Impact Manager Distinction

For the seventh straight year, Capital Impact Partners has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 – a free, annual database for investors of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.

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01/30/2024

Momentus Securities Receives SBA Pool Assembler Status

Under the Secondary Market Program, approved SBA Pool Assemblers are authorized to assemble eligible 7(a) loans and market Guaranteed Loan Pool Certificates (SBA Pools). In addition, SBA Pool Assemblers are granted authority to issue and market interest-only investments on these pools known as COOFs.

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10/17/2023

Ellis Carr of Momentus Capital Named to the Washington Business Journal’s “Power 100” List for 2023

“We assembled our annual Power 100 list of the most influential business leaders with the pending revival of Greater Washington top of mind,” wrote Washington Business Journal Editor-in-Chief Douglas Fruehling. “Who has the courage to stand up and discuss our problems without holding back? Who has the leadership skills — and, sometimes, the dollars — to make a difference? Who can we count on?”

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10/3/2023

Innovative Cooperatives Receive $170,000 in Grants From Capital Impact Partners and National Cooperative Bank

Four innovative cooperatives in four cities have received a combined $170,000 in catalytic grant funding the 2023 Co-op Innovation Awards, which aim to increase cooperative development in communities living with low incomes and/or communities of color.

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10/3/2023

Top Black-Led Financial Organizations to Provide Up To $100 Million in Mission-Focused Lending to Underserved Small Business Owners

City First Bank, Capital Impact Partners, and CDC Small Business Finance team up to support low-to-moderate income areas in California; Washington, D.C.; Maryland; and Virginia with flexible owner-occupied commercial real estate options via their Small Business Administration 504 First Mortgage program.

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09/11/2023

New York Life’s Impact Investment Strategy Commits $50 Million to Momentus Capital to Support Flexible Small Business Loans for Underserved and Undercapitalized Communities

These small business loans have flexible terms that are specifically intended to support entrepreneurs from underserved and undercapitalized communities — borrowers who often are not otherwise able to access this kind of capital.

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08/3/2023

Aeris Issues Strong Ratings for the Momentus Capital Branded Family of Organizations

Aeris is a leading expert in the financial and impact performance of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and other private impact loan funds. This is the first time that Aeris reviewed the entire Momentus Capital branded family of organizations.

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07/10/2023

Former Prosperity Now President and CEO Gary Cunningham Named New Chair of the Boards of Directors for Capital Impact Partners and CDC Small Business Finance

Mr. Cunningham joined the boards of directors of Capital Impact Partners and CDC Small Business Finance in 2021, when the two organizations formally came together. Most recently, he worked as president and CEO of Prosperity Now, a nonprofit organization that seeks to build an economy that is just, fair, and free from structural racism.

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05/22/2023

Institutional Capital for Social Impact: New Investment Bank Focused on Bringing Capital to Disinvested Communities

Momentus Securities has launched with the goal of driving institutional capital to America’s small businesses and nonprofits — and positioning “social impact” as a fully investable asset class for institutional investors.

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