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A New Local Movement

By Sarah Murray

Benefit Chicago demonstrates how place-based impact investing transforms a community by seeing the investment potential in everyone.

A New Form of Capitalism

By Sarah Murray 2

The Peterborough Social Impact Bond was the first of its kind. Does its success in improving recidivism rates while rewarding investors herald a new way of using finance for social impact?

Beyond the Block

By Kyle Coward

Chicago’s My Block My Hood My City uses the concept of travel to get young, low-income residents more connected with their city.

Unconventional Wisdom

By Sarah Murray

The Rockefeller Foundation’s “scan and search” approach casts a wide net to identify the issues it’s best suited to tackle.