The Truss Fund provides emergency loans of up to $100,000 to social enterprises that are employing market-driven solutions to end global poverty and protect the planet. Our loans are designed to help enterprises that are particularly impacted by COVID-19. Our fund is currently limited to graduates of the GSBI® Accelerator at Miller Center.
All of our loans:
Your loan applications will go through a rigorous screening process ascertaining the following key factors
SUBSTANTIVE AND SUSTAINED IMPACT DELIVERY
FINANCIALLY VIABLE BUSINESS MODEL BEFORE THE CRISIS
STRONG MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH A CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLAN
JUSTIFIABLE NEED FOR AN EMERGENCY LOAN AND CREDIBLE PLAN TO REPAY
We recognize how hard your work was before COVID-19 and we appreciate how much harder it has become. We promise that in all our work we will be fast, transparent and empathetic. Because of our limited resources we are obliged to decline far more applicants than we will approve.