The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization that offers financial and non-financial products and services to social enterprises with people, planet and profit objectives, also known as the triple bottom line (3BL).

People

The economic participation of marginalized sectors in social enterprises and value chain.

Planet

The sustainable management of local ecosystems and development of climate change adaptation, mitigation, and disaster risk reduction mechanisms.

Profit

The sustainable production of 
commodities and development 
of local values chains.

Our programs aim to develop sustainable local communities through 3BL strategy.

OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

LOAN

Our loan products include:

  • Microfinance program
  • Start-up enterprise loan
  • Bridge financing/Purchase order financing
  • Enterprise loan
  • Agri-credit
  • AIF business incubation
  • Business development
  • Agro-enterprise
  • Capital assets
  • Renewable energy
DEVELOPMENTAL DEPOSIT

Qualified applicants for developmental deposit include:

  • Secondary cooperatives

  • Cooperative banks

  • Rural banks
EQUITY
  • Venture capital for social enterprises

GRANT
  • Start-up enterprise grant
  • Capacity building grant
  • Advocacy grant

Who are eligible to apply for our products and services?

Social enterprise which has people, planet and profit objectives/bottomline and take the form of the following:
    • Cooperatives
    • Microfinance NGOs
    • NGOs and POs
    • Corporations
    • Partnerships
    • Sole proprietorships

What are the steps in availing our products and services?

1. Take our online test
The online test will help us know about your triple bottom
line and how we can support you.

2. Fill-out our application form
The online application form will give us specific details
about your project that will help us in reviewing
your proposal.

3. Wait for our notification
We will inform you through email and text message if your application/proposal passed or failed our initial review.

4. Submit required documents
Successful applicants will be given a checklist of required
documents for compliance.

5. Appraisal process
After passing the initial review, the proposal is subject to
appraisal under which the applicant may be visited or
asked for additional documents.

6. Appraisal feedback
We will inform applicants about the result of their application
by phone or email.

Are you ready to apply for our products and services?

Want to know if your social enterprise
has triple bottomlines?
Take our test!

Take our online test Apply for Loan

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