Cambridge, MA 02139
+1 (617) 661 5792
Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, has more than 15 years of experience in impact investing and specializes in agricultural lending. William (“Willy”) Fulbright Foote founded Root Capital in 1999, seeking to bring financing to rural small and growing businesses. Our very first loan went to a cardamom and coffee cooperative in Guatemala. Since our founding, we have disbursed more than $740 million in credit to over 530 businesses in Africa and Latin America. Click here to learn more about our history.