Posts tagged to 'Impact investing and PRIs'
by Ina Breuer
and Maggi Alexander
on August 14, 2018
All funders, big and small, are interested in the impact of their investments. This can be particularly tricky in the realm of international philanthropy where investments are made within diverse cultural contexts. It is critical that individuals and families interested in international giving understand that they too can make a difference.
by Ken Mountcastle
on June 20, 2018
The Foundation, our partners and the communities we care about are at a critical juncture and “urgency” is the operative word.
by Mary Ann Weiss
on June 3, 2018
PRIs offer a tool for foundations to make an impact, while recouping dollars for new investments. It’s seemingly a win-win. However, only a small percentage of foundations are actually using them. And most of them are larger and well-resourced. Why is that?
by Giving Compass
on May 28, 2018
Ending homelessness. Improving school readiness. Preserving wildlife habitat. Impact statements can inspire and bring together partners, staff and funders around common, long-term goals that deserve focused efforts and resources.
by Open Road Alliance
on May 22, 2018
When is an organization no longer a ‘start-up’? Is it age, size, or some other acquired wisdom that moves it out of the ‘test and experiment’ stage into the ‘institutional’ one? When is it time for an organization to change or adapt? Do we revisit strategies every 3 or 5 years because they are ‘round numbers’? Or do we watch the world around us and continuously react? How do you know when to grow?
by Kylie Musolf
on May 2, 2018
Lots of foundations are starting to look at their investment strategy as a way to increase the impact of their philanthropic dollars.
by Tiedemann Wealth Management
on April 4, 2018
Impact investing seeks a return from one’s investments other than a strictly financial return. For the majority of impact investors, that means they seek a general or specific environmental, social or governance outcome, in addition to a financial return, from their investments.
by David A. Levitt
on March 1, 2018
Donor advised funds (DAFs) can prove to be a useful tool for impact investing, provided that donors and their advisors are aware of certain points before making these investments.
by John Mullaney
on February 21, 2018
Shaping policy that influences and shapes what government does cannot and should not be relegated to nonprofits acting by themselves or to individuals in town hall meetings. Grantmakers have a powerful voice to contribute to these deliberations.
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by Rachel Ogorek
on February 12, 2018
NCFP’s 2015 Trends study found that more than 90% of respondents cited the “impact of their giving” as a top motivation for participation in family philanthropy. Clearly, funders want to know that the resources they provide are addressing the issues they support. However, accurately assessing the impact of your philanthropic capital can be difficult.