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The Fund's Investors & Partners

General Partner

Rare, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Arlington, Virginia.  As a mission-driven organization, Rare’s business model seeks to catalyze philanthropic grant-based capital as well as return-seeking impact investment capital.  From a corporate structure perspective. The Meloy Fund for Sustainable Community Fisheries is an impact-first investment fund that seeks to have triple-bottom line positive performance, including social, environmental, and financial returns. To launch the Meloy Fund, Rare established a for-profit entity called Meloy Fund I, G.P., LLC, which it also wholly owns and controls. As the General Partner, Rare has contracted and partnered with Deliberate Capital, LLC, a wholly independent third-party management company, to act as the Fund Manager.  In its role as General Partner, Rare retains all final investment decisions relating to the Meloy Fund.

To contact the General Partner and to learn more about Rare’s role in the Meloy Fund, please email Niels Crone, Rare Chief Operating Officer, at

Limited Partners

Meloy Fund investors and partners include longtime experts in finance, philanthropy and conservation such as the Global Environment Facility (GEF), FMO, the Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and JPMorgan Chase & Co., among others.

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