This guide explains how to take practical steps towards implementing your first impact investment. If you are new to the topic, please refer to the preceding guide, "Impact Investing: An Introduction," to get oriented… Read More
The Central New York Community Foundation's impact investing program allocates up to 5% of its general funds towards loans, loan guarantees, nonprofit equity investments and other impact investment strategies and engage donors in these opportunities through their donor-advised funds. … Read More
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation's Impact Investment Fund offers a strategic way for foundation donors to pool charitable resources, invest in local communities and earn a financial return… Read More
In partnership with the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, NYU Wagner Social Innovation & Investment Initiative analyzed more than 40 foundation-related investments, and together developed a MISSION framework to document its impact investing strategy… Read More
An increasing number of giving families are exploring impact investing, dedicating either a small portion or, in some cases, all of their assets to this approach. This webinar will discuss this investing approach, and share perspectives and examples from families who have made this choice… Read More
This free resource, which covers the basic legal rules for program-related investments, takes about forty-five minutes to complete. The training features "Maya," a program officer that helps participants through the course in a way that reflects actual experiences… Read More
This new case study of the Russell Family Foundation outlines key learnings from the foundation’s comprehensive journey in impact investing, including the 4-year path it took from 7% to almost 75% mission-aligned investments. … Read More
Aligning your financial assets with your values in a holistic way most often requires intermediaries and advisors, or what is sometimes referred to as the "artisans of impact." This chapter from "The Impact Assets Handbook for Investors" offers an overview of the vast landscape of resources available. … Read More
Learn how community foundations are engaging their donors in impact investing. Hear from Safia Kryger-Nelson and Alan Burr from Marin Community Foundation and get an overview of the results from Mission Investors Exchange’s recent survey of community foundations about involving donors in impact investing… Read More
What motivates newly wealthy individuals and families to give? What barriers do they face in their giving? And how can we help these donors give more, more intentionally and effectively? In the report, “The Giving Journey: Guiding New Donors to Actualized Philanthropy,” we examine these questions critical to understanding and amplifying individual giving. The report is based on conversations with… Read More
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