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Search Results: Social Finance
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Generating Impact and Returns in New YorkMembers only Login
Arabella Advisors have compiled a brief that describes previous uses of impact investments in New York. The sectors involved include community development, health, the environment and education.
Generating Impact and Returns in San FranciscoMembers only Login
Arabella Advisors composed a brief describing various uses of impact investing in the San Francisco area. The sectors involved include health, community development and the environment.
Generating Impact and Returns in Washington D.C.Members only Login
Arabella Advisors composed a brief that describes several examples of impact investing that have occurred in the Washington DC area. The sectors involved include education, the environment, community development and health.
Guidebook for Impact Investors: Impact MeasurementMembers only Login
The guidebook provides readers with a basic overview of social metrics for impact investing, an outline of the issues and challenges associated with impact investing, and a summary of existing social impact measurement tools.
CDFA and IRI - Informational Webinar
This one hour informational webinar will explain to viewers how to properly complete the CDFA/IRI survey on development finance agencies and mission investing.
Mission Investing and the Philanthropic ToolboxMembers only Login
This article explores the growing field of mission investing among foundations in the United States, understood as a relatively new tool in the philanthropic toolbox
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: How Impact Investing Can Advance Economic Development FinanceMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore how blended capital through impact investing can advance economic development finance.
Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed FoundationsMembers only Login
Mission Investors Exchange demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.
Incentive Zoning - Understanding a Market-Based Planning ToolMembers only Login
Incentive zoning is a planning tool that local governments use to entice developers to provide a public good by offering incentives. The incentives seek to offset the cost to developers of the public goods. In this issue brief the authors describe...
Eyes on the Horizon: The Impact Investor SurveyMembers only Login
This edition of the GIIN and J.P. Morgan annual impact investor survey reveals a growing global market, with impact investments being made across all geographies and a range of sectors. In its fifth year, the survey continues to provide detailed...
Blending Capital for Impact: How Foundations Can Advance Economic Development FinanceMembers only Login
Toby Rittner presents on CDFA and the role foundations can play in development finance.
Organizing Demand for Impact Investment Members only Login
The Kresge Foundation, Initiative for Responsible Investment, and Strategy Lift present on collaborative impact investments.
Social Impact Investment: Building the Evidence BaseMembers only Login
This OECD report provides a framework for assessing the social impact investment market and focuses on the need to build the evidence base. The report highlights the importance of further international collaborations in developing global standards...
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