Capital for Cause: Back to Basics

REAP Business Association

Capital for Cause: Back to Basics is a must attend event for all impact investors and social entrepreneurs looking to unleash capital for greater social impact as well as financial returns. It will be an engaging and interactive day of discussion and idea generation focusing on the topics of affordable housing and food security.

This all day multi-layered event is begins with a keynote presentation by Jason Switzer from Alberta Clean Technology Industry Association. Our first panel discussion on food security will include:

  • Michael Ableman, co-founder of Sole Food Street Farms

  • Meghan Dear, founder of Localize

  • Darren MacLean, chef and owner of Shokunin

Our second panel discussion will be focused on affordable housing and includes:

  • Season and Jason Mosby from Clear Builders and Pure Property Management

  • Twyla Hayes, founder of Lifehouse

  • Third panelist to be confirmed

Attendees will have the opportunity to dive deeply into the topics introduced in the panels through working groups, networking and idea development.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

Capital for Cause: Back to Basics is sponsored by Place2Give Foundation. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green energy.

In partnership with Universal Access, REAP has performed a basic evaluation of Eighth Avenue Place conference facilities to ensure our event is inclusive and can accommodate all guests and their basic needs. We appreciate all feedback helping us ensure that all guests feel comfortable and welcome. Please feel free to reach out to Fiona at with any comments, concerns, or questions.


Eighth Avenue Place 525 8 Avenue SW

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Monday, 24 April

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