What would a new economy that works for everyone look like? And how do you create it? The Boston Ujima Project thinks it has some answers, building a place-based investment fund that is democratically controlled by community members .
Through her leadership of a foundation which taps a tech fortune, Jean Case has been a relentless champion of changemakers and entrepreneurs. Now’s she out with a new book that shares some of what’s she learned along the way.
The CEO of The Russell Family Foundation explains why and how it moved the majority of its endowment into impact investments—and shares key lessons it learned from the experience.
Amalgamated Bank has been expanding, increasing its engagement with philanthropy, launching a foundation and a DAF platform, and hiring a former progressive grantmaker to manage philanthropic clients.
As another foundation swings behind impact investing in a big way, there are some good reasons to fret about where things are going. Here are a few questions that still need to be worked out.
There's growing interest in using the billions of dollars in DAFs for impact investing and a lot of new action on this front. Here's a deep dive into what's happening, based on interviews with 10 experts.
As the Ballmer Group pumps millions into nonprofits working to lift children out of poverty, it also has its eye on using new technology to drive faster progress in this tough area.