Upstart Co-Lab is a nonprofit collaboration that creates "opportunities for artist innovators to deliver social impact at scale." We check in with its founder on the state of arts-related impact investing.
With its confluence of soaring rents and responsive funders, the Bay Area is at the forefront of innovative efforts to stop nonprofits from being priced out—with lessons that apply nationally.
Collaboration continues to be the name of the game when it comes to fixing the Bay Area’s housing crisis, and a new partnership is taking the game to a whole new level, with key funders involved.
Surdna is committing $100 million of its endowment to impact investing, after kicking the idea around for years. Here’s how they made it work, and where the funds are going.
Access to energy is a linchpin of advancing sustainable global development forward. Some funders invest capital, others focus on grants. Among the companies raking in the former is d.light.
Kresge has been a leader in impact investing, especially to people often shut out by financial institutions. Its latest round is investing $14 million in things like renewables, placemaking, and walkability.
An agricultural initiative in Maine is a hopeful and interesting project that’s seizing on a couple of trends in agriculture, nonprofits, and philanthropy.