Impact investing continues to gain traction among foundations, albeit with its share of detractors. Surdna has become a big backer of the practice, and is now making grants to grow the field.
Salesforce, a leader in corporate philanthropy, has continued to grow and evolve its approach to doing good. Most recently, it unveiled an impact investment fund.
With investments in new clean tech falling, the PRIME Coalition is helping donors use charitable giving to invest in for-profit energy startups. Here's how it works.
A new collaborative is looking to tackle the affordable housing crisis in Silicon Valley. Who's involved?
As foundation impact investing gains steam, more critics of this idea are also emerging. Some know what they're talking about. Others don't.
Since Hurricane Sandy, foundations have been backing a plan to finance resilient construction in coastal areas. Funders and lenders are now pooling $8 million behind a company’s creative funding mechanism.
An interesting new loan fund for affordable housing is attracting philanthropic and corporate support in one of the nation's toughest housing markets. We take a closer look at its strategy.