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Our values, ourselves: Unpacking the challenges and repping the future of social impact at ADVANCE purpose

Nov. 5, 2019 8:57 am

Our values, ourselves: Unpacking the challenges and repping the future of social impact at ADVANCE

A diverse group of nonprofit and social impact powerhouses gathered at Harrisburg University's Philadelphia campus for Generocity's inaugural half-day conference this past Friday.
The new impact modeling approach that will change the way you think about social impact purpose

Oct. 30, 2019 12:57 pm

The new impact modeling approach that will change the way you think about social impact

Social impact gets falsely relegated to the sidelines of the global economy, setting it up for illegitimacy and optional buy-in, says Catherine Griffin in this guest post from ImpactPHL Perspectives.
Making research ‘business as usual’ in impact investing purpose

Oct. 9, 2019 11:00 am

Making research ‘business as usual’ in impact investing

Research generally produces critical insight, which can inform both companies and investors on how to identify key performance indicators, and then manage, optimize, and monitor their impact, say Sherryl Kuhlman and Maoz Brown in their guest column.
Talking 10 years of Generocity: A Q&A with Technically Media’s CEO Chris Wink purpose

Oct. 4, 2019 3:02 pm

Talking 10 years of Generocity: A Q&A with Technically Media’s CEO Chris Wink

"I really credit Sandra [Baldino] with the early foresight to want to impact the philanthropy community of Philadelphia," says Chris Wink while reflecting on Generocity's 10th anniversary. "She did something very powerful for the region."
Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference purpose

Oct. 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference

Meet the author, get a signed book and connect with local impact leaders at ADVANCE by Generocity presented by Knight Foundation on Friday, Nov. 1.
Reinvestment Fund’s HFFI supports food access across the nation purpose

Sep. 19, 2019 2:53 pm

Reinvestment Fund’s HFFI supports food access across the nation

“The context for why there are food access gaps is really different between rural Alaska and the west side of Chicago, but HFFI is a very flexible tool.” says program director Molly Hartman.
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.
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.
The international rise of MIINT funding

Jun. 13, 2016 10:43 am

The international rise of MIINT

The MBA Impact Investing Network and Training program, co-presented by Wharton Social Impact Initiative, has grown impressively over the past five years. Even international students are getting in on the game.
Here’s the social and economic impact of Philly’s transit systems results

Apr. 24, 2016 3:20 pm

Here’s the social and economic impact of Philly’s transit systems

It's not all that bad, according to AllTransit's analysis of SEPTA, Amtrak, NJ Transit, Peter Pan and Port Authority.

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