A growing number of investors are attempting to create social value with their investments, but it’s often more difficult to achieve than one might think
Grantmakers should provide enough money for nonprofits to pay for all their operations, not just programs and services.
Up for debate: The pay-for-success model will have a positive impact, just not in the way that many proponents think. Includes additional, online-only responses from a variety of thought leaders.
The new benchmark is an indication of a fast-growing and increasingly sophisticated impact investing industry.
Strategic philanthropy is a much-maligned practice that continues to have a great degree of power for today’s philanthropists.
A wave of noncognitive skill initiatives holds promise for making teachers more effective and students more successful. Includes a new response from Raikes Foundation Co-founders Jeff and Tricia Raikes.
Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.
Conservation finance is an undeveloped investment opportunity that offers the potential to conserve vital ecosystems while also providing a financial return.
It is possible for impact investors to achieve social impact along with market rate returns, but it’s not easy to do.