Monthly Archives: April 2014

DFID Impact Fund: Request for proposals – second phase launched

CDC’s shareholder, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is developing new ways to foster the market for impact investment in Africa and South Asia. In late 2012, DFID launched a new £75 million impact investment Fund of Funds (The DFID Impact Fund), which is managed by CDC. At the time, CDC issued a request for proposals … Read More

One year of the Impact Programme: Progress and baseline findings

Today, the Impact Programme launches two new reports: The Annual Report 2013 and The Impact Programme Market Baseline Study. These two summary reports highlight the progress that the programme has made over its first year of operation and the findings emerging from the early baseline work. Progress During the last year, the DFID Impact Fund – … Read More