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Increasing Impact: People and Place at the Center

By Kelly Ryan 2

For impact investing to realize its true potential, we must change the mindset and narrative related to there being a “lack of pipeline” in underserved communities—rural and urban—to a perspective that people in communities create the environments in which outside investments can thrive.

Arriving at 100 Percent for Mission. Now What?

By Clara Miller

In the coming years, the Heron Foundation will emphasize “connective investing” in US communities, providing financial and other forms of capital. It will continue to seek allies and build connections with those who have muscle and capital market reach.

Q&A With Rohini Nilekani

By Neera Nundy & Pakzan Dastoor

Two decades of giving have taught philanthropist Rohini Nilekani the value of pursuing unconventional approaches to tackling social problems.

Q&A With Ratan Tata

By Rohit Menezes & Soumitra Pandey

Since becoming chairman of Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata has shifted the trusts’ focus from charitable work to programs that seek to transform lives.

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Arriving at 100 Percent for Mission. Now What?

By Clara Miller

In the coming years, the Heron Foundation will emphasize “connective investing” in US communities, providing financial and other forms of capital. It will continue to seek allies and build connections with those who have muscle and capital market reach.