Impact Investment News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

From Supporting Social Enterprise to Becoming a Social investor

Ian Taylor, Director of Development of GMCVO, shares GMCVO's journey to becoming a social investor. GMCVO is a voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector support organisation for...more

Entrepreneurs Discuss the Benefits of Impact Investing at Emory University

Emory Impact Investing Group (EIIG) hosted a panel attended by students, faculty, and Atlanta community members, at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. The event discussed the challenges and...more

One Entrepreneur's Challenge to Start Ups and Impact Investors

Jeannie Tarkenton, Co-Founder and CEO of Funding U, shares her early experiences on impact entrepreneurship and investing. Tarkenton sets a challenge for impact investors and to her fellow social...more

How a Tax Break to Help Poor Communities Became a Windfall for the Rich

The Trump administration's multibillion-dollar tax break that is supposed to help low-income areas became a windfall for the wealthiest Americans. The goal of the tax benefit was to persuade...more

Invest Acadiana Recognized as Leading Opportunity Zone Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of Acadiana

Invest Acadiana, of Louisiana, was recognized as a leading Opportunity Zone Community in new national list. The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts, a partnership between the Sorenson...more

A Guide to Getting Started with Responsible Investing

Sierra Bein, Content Editor for The Globe and Mail, offers concrete definitions, introductions, and advice on how to get started with socially responsible investing. This guide was compiled by Bein...more

13 Things You Ought to Know Before Considering Social Investment

In a Good Finance blog, it tackles a "no-nonsense lesson" in social investment, with 13 things that people should know before considering social investing. Emily Parrett, who writes the Good...more

Strong Connections Create Social Impact

Jim Katzaman, manager at Largo Financial Services, features Timothy Macharia, chief management officer of Arielle for Africa and a passionate digital marketer, brand developer and graphic...more

Coalition Of High-Profile Donors Finance Impact Investing Infrastructure
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Nine foundations and family offices recently announced the launch of the Tipping Point Fund (TPF). The Tipping Point Fund aims to boost field-building efforts in impact investing and maintain both...more

Foundations and Family Offices Create a Fund to Support Impact Investing

Impact investors and philanthropic supporters of impact investing has recently announced a grant-making initiative, called Tipping Point Fund, to strengthen the integrity of investing practices for...more






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Social Enterprise Gets Investment Boost


Founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit, supported the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy (YVP) investment program launch, which is designed to improve funding in social enterprises within the region.




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