Category Archives: Foundations

Investing for Impact with Program-Related Investments | Stanford Social Innovation Review

A report on strategic investing at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Source: Investing for Impact with Program-Related Investments | Stanford Social Innovation Review The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest family foundation, is also one of the

Investing for Impact with Program-Related Investments | Stanford Social Innovation Review

A report on strategic investing at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Source: Investing for Impact with Program-Related Investments | Stanford Social Innovation Review The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest family foundation, is also one of the

Foundation CEOs Struggle to Boost Mission Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The pressure for strong financial returns continues to overshadow efforts to do good by reallocating portfolios. Source: Foundation CEOs Struggle to Boost Mission Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Foundation CEOs Struggle to Boost Mission Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The pressure for strong financial returns continues to overshadow efforts to do good by reallocating portfolios. Source: Foundation CEOs Struggle to Boost Mission Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A $100 Million Impact Investment Made Easy – Penta Daily – Barrons.com

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur and Calvert foundations in Chicago hope to introduce the public to impact investing with a $20 minimum investment in a do-good fixed-income instrument. Source: A $100 Million Impact Investment Made Easy – Penta

A $100 Million Impact Investment Made Easy – Penta Daily – Barrons.com

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur and Calvert foundations in Chicago hope to introduce the public to impact investing with a $20 minimum investment in a do-good fixed-income instrument. Source: A $100 Million Impact Investment Made Easy – Penta

Report Reveals Data Deficit in Australian Philanthropy – Pro Bono Australia

A new US-Australia collaborative study has exposed a “data deficit” when it comes to information about Australian philanthropy and what it is funding. Source: Report Reveals Data Deficit in Australian Philanthropy – Pro Bono Australia

Report Reveals Data Deficit in Australian Philanthropy – Pro Bono Australia

A new US-Australia collaborative study has exposed a “data deficit” when it comes to information about Australian philanthropy and what it is funding. Source: Report Reveals Data Deficit in Australian Philanthropy – Pro Bono Australia

Scale and Sustainability—What’s a Funder to Do? | Nonprofit Quarterly

Voices from the Field: How does a foundation decide whether something is sufficiently scalable and sustainable to fund? Carina Wong of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation slides the curtain back on its considerations. Source: Scale and Sustainability—What’s a Funder

Scale and Sustainability—What’s a Funder to Do? | Nonprofit Quarterly

Voices from the Field: How does a foundation decide whether something is sufficiently scalable and sustainable to fund? Carina Wong of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation slides the curtain back on its considerations. Source: Scale and Sustainability—What’s a Funder

[Review] No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy – PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

  In No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, Linsey McGoey, senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex, excoriates what she sees as the historical illiteracy of many of today’s

[Review] No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy – PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

  In No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, Linsey McGoey, senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex, excoriates what she sees as the historical illiteracy of many of today’s

What are the prospects for Impact Investing? – FT.com

Africa is awash with entrepreneurs — and grinding poverty. Opportunities abound for investors keen on accessing these “frontier markets”, but also for those who want to do good as well as make money. The continent is becoming the natural home

What are the prospects for Impact Investing? – FT.com

Africa is awash with entrepreneurs — and grinding poverty. Opportunities abound for investors keen on accessing these “frontier markets”, but also for those who want to do good as well as make money. The continent is becoming the natural home

The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

Do you sincerely believe that at the end of the day, Goldman Sachs cares more about social impact than about financial returns? Source: The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

Do you sincerely believe that at the end of the day, Goldman Sachs cares more about social impact than about financial returns? Source: The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

Foundations Are Cautious on Impact Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The idea is catching fire on Wall Street, but few grant makers are making it a priority. Source: Foundations Are Cautious on Impact Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Foundations Are Cautious on Impact Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The idea is catching fire on Wall Street, but few grant makers are making it a priority. Source: Foundations Are Cautious on Impact Investing – The Chronicle of Philanthropy