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Impact investing: Aligning financial and impact investment risk purpose

Aug. 29, 2019 8:07 am

Impact investing: Aligning financial and impact investment risk

Michael Cosack and Jeremy Bach examine the reasons for the slow adoption of impact investing in this guest post from ImpactPHL Perspectives.
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.
Carey Morgan leaves New Century Trust for Livelihood, the financial advising company she’s cofounded people

May 17, 2019 10:09 am

Carey Morgan leaves New Century Trust for Livelihood, the financial advising company she’s cofounded

Morgan and Megan Kiesel started their company because they believe charitable organizations and their employees aren't particularly well-served by the financial services industry.
Social enterprise Treatmint Box got a deal on Project Runway: Fashion Startup funding

Dec. 28, 2016 11:13 am

Social enterprise Treatmint Box got a deal on Project Runway: Fashion Startup

Founder Kimberly Fink appeared on the Lifetime TV series earlier this month.
Investors’ Circle received $3M to polish their social entrepreneurs funding

Nov. 30, 2016 12:46 pm

Investors’ Circle received $3M to polish their social entrepreneurs

A legacy gift from the Hitachi Foundation will allow the national impact investor network to help its portfolio entrepreneurs run their businesses better.
Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative method

Apr. 7, 2016 12:39 pm

Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative

Here's what we can learn from a group of social entrepreneurs, community organizers and investors building an economic hub in West Baltimore.
The Enterprise Center just made its first equity investment funding

Apr. 6, 2016 12:48 pm

The Enterprise Center just made its first equity investment

They've bought a stake in Jidan Cleaning, a minority- and woman-owned New Jersey cleaning service that employs formerly incarcerated persons.
CDFI Finanta Brings Capital and Credit-Building to Low-Income Communities funding

Mar. 25, 2014 11:55 am

CDFI Finanta Brings Capital and Credit-Building to Low-Income Communities

Flag outside of Finanta’s offices in South Kensington Finanta, a community lender located in South Kensington, provides loans and financial counseling to low-income communities throughout Philadelphia. The organization believes that these communities need better access to capital, and to get that access they need to build their credit and increase their financial knowledge. “For the […]

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