How To Hit The Ground Running With Impact Investing

A new study was done on investment patterns and relations to social entrepreneurship. The study found that eight out of 10 investors rank how companies approach human rights, equality and eradicating poverty just as important as yield in values-based investing.

The study also showed that investors aged under 40 were more likely to consider values when investing. Many see their investment choices to strong arm companies looking for capital into making a positive social and environmental contribution without sacrificing profits.

Investments range from restoring a pier at Clevedon, near Bristol, to helping local sports clubs or funding the opening of community shops and pubs.

Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Charities Focus on Social Investment as a Finance Tool

Charity organizations in the UK have been using the social investment market to raise funds in the past few years. This is part of a larger trend in UK charities, which are moving away from...more

Social Impact Bonds Ready for Prime TIme

Attempts have been made to address some issues of social impact bonds. Immediate savings for the commissioner has been looked into by providers developing SIBs. Social impact bonds remain the best...more

Impact Investing and Private Foundations

More than 135 attendees learned about responsible and impact investing at a recent symposium organized by Bryan Cave and co-presented by Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business. The...more

How To Hit The Ground Running With Impact Investing

A new study was done on investment patterns and relations to social entrepreneurship. The study found that eight out of 10 investors rank how companies approach human rights, equality and eradicating...more

Free Guides to Help Trustees and Boards Understand Social Investment

The Get Informed campaign organized by Big Society Capital is an effort to to help boards understand the risks and opportunities of social investment. A key aspect of the campaign is a set of free...more

Mission-Aligned and Impact Investment Strategy for Rockefeller Brothers
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Rockefeller Brothers Fund prioritizes investment policies that enable the foundation to achieve long-term financial objectives. They have an allocation target of 20 percent for impact investments...more

The Transformation of Social Investment throught Blended Finance

More investors are investigating the prospect of meeting their investment goals while also achieving desired social objectives. Simultaneously, many charitable and social organizations have found it...more

Impact Investing Supports Affordable Housing Initiatives
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Seattle is facing a major limitation in affordable housing, directly caused by the steady increase of rent prices in several neighborhoods. This issue is resulting the dislocation of former residents...more

Habitat for Humanity GTA - Largest Build Yet with Social Impact Investment

In Toronto on the 4th of August 2016, Habitat Greater Toronto Area and community leaders worked together to begin the construction of a housing structure that will provide housing for 50 vacancies....more

Impact Investment Starts With Understanding Impact

One of the recent corporate trends has been a growing concern for the social impact of companies' investments. Rather than looking at investments as simply a way to make a profit, both traditional...more






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Essence of Social Entrepreneurship

Essence of Social Entrepreneurship
The gist of social entrepreneurship:



Social Services Jobs

  Education Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2017 Copyright Michael Saunders