Jul. 1, 2021 8:31 am
This is what individuals who invest in CDFIs want you to know
"If you are an investor, you can be an impact investor. CDFIs are the ultimate double bottom line investment – earn a return on your principal and see the impact amplified many times over," says ImpactPHL guest columnist Pam Porter.
Feb. 25, 2021 1:34 pm
Money for less. Respect for free
As the devastation from COVID becomes fully realized, there will be a massive wave of nonperforming loan exposure. Lenders know this is coming, but what they may not fully grasp is that they have the ability to avoid it, says guest columnist Michele Corson.
Jan. 31, 2020 3:14 pm
The urgent case for investing small and local
"Investing in local businesses is inherently impact investing," says George Cook, the co-founder and CEO of Honeycomb Credit.
May 23, 2019 2:53 pm
Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission
Laura Kind McKenna: Foundations generally invest 5% for mission-first outcomes and 95% for finance-first outcomes ... changing this status-quo is not only philanthropy’s greatest 21st-century opportunity but our most critical obligation.
Aug. 29, 2018 12:30 pm
Investing to end poverty: On fostering economic growth and mobility in Philadelphia
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's community development advisor and outreach manager, Noelle St.Clair, writes about new models of moving capital for social good.
Jul. 17, 2018 10:00 am
Place-Based Impact Investing 101: How local dollars can be deployed to benefit local communities
Wharton Social Impact Initiative's Sherryl Kuhlman and Nick Ashburn on CDFIs, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and pay for success financing.
Jul. 21, 2017 7:20 am
Reinvestment Fund got some global props for its impact capital asset management
The Center City nonprofit that provides loans for community development was named "Asset Manager of the Year" by a global umbrella org overseeing national advisory boards on impact investment. Whew.