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Adapting Old Buildings to Climate Change Requires New Financial Tools

The startup BlocPower uses software to identify buildings that are prime candidates to receive more efficient energy systems. That might mean installing an electric heat pump or a microgrid to...more

Warren Buffett's Grandson on the Art of Opportunity Zone Social Impact Investing

Howard W. Buffett, the grandson of legendary investor and billionaire Warren Buffett, is getting into Opportunity Zones. Buffett is launching a software tool that measures an Opportunity Zone...more

Reimagining Black Wealth: Asking 400 Year Old Questions

Living Cities staff JaNay Queen Nazaire, Chief Strategy Officer, and Demetric Duckett, Managing Director, write how Living Cities is "not only doubling-down on the use of capital as a driving...more

Lessons from Facebook’s $1B Housing Crisis Investment
Foundation: Nike

Facebook is one of the most recent examples of big tech making investment to ease California's housing crisis, which has led to a homelessness epidemic in recent years. Facebook has pledged $1...more




Largest Foundations by Assets for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
480
181,432,514
2
134
64,421,500
3
100
58,234,373
5
31
46,506,682

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

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Reinventing Playgrounds


Billy Jensen, a digital media strategist, writer, and father of two, believes that people should “return to the heyday of adventure playgrounds.”




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