From Real Leaders: In Dan Pallotta’s controversial book “Uncharitable” he encourages us to rethink the non-profit model for philanthropy and posits that the traditional structure for charities limits the impact they can have. Three pioneering impact investors got together recently to discuss how they are leveraging a 501c3 Donor-Advised Fund to make impact investments in […]
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation uses impact investing to tie the discipline of the market with the social mission of philanthropy. These investments use charitable assets to invest in projects that can generate revenue as well as direct community benefits. Click here to learn more.
From Institute for Studies of Religion: Generosity is unnatural. Therefore, a generous lifestyle must be learned and its habits acquired. Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host this symposium to assess how we might go about better understanding the causes and contributing factors that enable individuals to become generous givers. This important symposium was […]
From Harvard Business Review: Invention and innovation drive the U.S. economy. What’s more, they have a powerful grip on the nation’s collective imagination. The popular press is filled with against-all-odds success stories of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. In these sagas, the entrepreneur is the modern-day cowboy, roaming new industrial frontiers much the same way that earlier […]
From JP Morgan Chase: JPMorgan Chase believes more people should have access to opportunity and the chance to move up the economic ladder, particularly in the world’s cities, where the benefits of revitalization are not reaching everyone. To achieve this mission, we have reimagined our approach to corporate responsibility: We combine a datadriven, strategic focus […]
This guide is part of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ Philanthropy Roadmap series, and acts as an introduction to impact investing. To begin developing and implementing your impact investing strategy, we encourage you to read our accompanying guide Impact Investing: Strategy and Action. Click here to download the PDF.
From Wharton Magazine: Professor Bilge Yilmaz on the science and subtle art of how PE values a company before it’s acquired. Analyzing a company’s value for a leveraged buyout is a complex process with many moving parts. In a lecture drawing from Wharton private equity and finance professor and director of the Wharton Alternative Investments […]
From The Case Foundation: 2016 has been a year of real momentum within Impact Investing—whether it’s confronting the myths in Impact Investing, recognizing the trailblazing women building this movement, or the palpable shift in the discussion at the Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) conference. As we look to the future, we know that no movement advances […]
From Philanthropy Northwest: Foundations in the U.S. collectively control nearly $750 billion dollars, and our total giving is over $50 billion per year. That’s impressive, but it’s only 6-7% of our total financial capital. What are we doing with the other 94% of our capital? How can we put more of our assets to work […]
Below are the video presentations from our 2017 Raleigh-Durham, Venture Competition. You can also visit the Mission Increase website to learn more about the 2018 and 2019 Venture Competitions.