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The urgent case for investing small and local funding

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.
Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission method

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.
Investing to end poverty: On fostering economic growth and mobility in Philadelphia funding

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.
Place-Based Impact Investing 101: How local dollars can be deployed to benefit local communities funding

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.
Reinvestment Fund got some global props for its impact capital asset management funding

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.

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