Sustainable Forestry Club

Activating Full Spectrum Capital for Sustainable Forestry, Mass Timber, and CLT

How do we drive more investment capital to the ventures, small businesses, startups, funds, and nonprofits working in sustainable forestry, Mass Timber, and CLT?

Thanks to a grant from the USDA Forest Service, Impact Finance Center is working to build the infrastructure to achieve this goal. The infrastructure includes Investor Accelerators (Impact Investing Giving Circles) and Investor Clubs that act as a marketplace to directly connect investors with the projects they care about.

If you are interested in participating in this effort and staying informed as it develops, whether you are an investor, philanthropist, entrepreneur, or otherwise interested in the sector, please fill out this survey.


​Sustainable Forestry Investor Club

Hosts: Impact Finance Center and USDA Forest Service
When: Wednesday, September 27th, from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm MT

Agenda 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm MT

12:05 Welcoming Remarks and Opening Presentation 

  • Dr. Stephanie Gripne, Impact Finance Center
  • Kevin Naranjo, USDA Forest Service

12:10 Investor Panel 

  • Julia Grant, Green Diamond Resource Company
  • Reggie Hall, LegacyWorks

12:40 Social Venture Panel 

  • Bryan Wentzell, Exemplary Forestry Management
  • Patty Ferreira, Silvis Materials
  • Peter Pinchot, Whole Forest

1:10 Introduction of the Sustainable Forestry Catalog of Quarterly Investment Opportunities and 2 Min Pitches from 3+ social ventures

  • Derick Hembd, SixCo of Nevada
  • Hunter Peterson, Timber Professionals Cooperative
  • Jeff Ravage, Co-Co Org
  • Sloane Ortel, Wood Cache

1:30 Adjourn and Send out Evaluation Survey and Due Diligence Interest Survey

Interested in learning more about becoming an Investor Club sponsor?

Frequently Asked Questions

The investment catalog will be made up of social ventures in sustainable forestry whose primary emphasis is Mass Timber and CLT and who are mitigating climate change.

For the investment catalog, we are focusing on US-based companies or any investment for constructing or building a plant in the US.

Use of Mass Timber or other engineered wood products (e.g. CLT), or innovation in wood-based materials, design, or application, must be a significant component of the applicant’s business or proposed business model.

 Have any further questions?

Email us at [email protected]

Thanks to Our Supporters:


Attended the Live Investor Club Zoom Gathering


Accredited Investors Participated


Investment Opportunities in the Online Catalog


Social Ventures: List Your Investments


Accredited Investors: Sign Up


Investment Catalog

Impact Finance Center is working to catalyze unprecedented investment into Main Street by creating the infrastructure for a National Impact Investing Marketplace.

Direct investing marketplaces like our Investor Clubs are a critical part of that infrastructure.

Your support will help make it all possible!

Please note that IFC is not an investment advisor or broker – our investor clubs are for educational and networking purposes for investors to learn more about impact investing and what direct investing opportunities may be available in their areas of interest, identity, and place. IFC makes no investment recommendations or endorsements of investment opportunities or products. Consult your financial, legal, and/or tax professionals for how a particular investment may fit with your goals.