Program-Related Investments

By providing flexible loans and other financial instruments, known as program-related investments, the Foundation helps nonprofit and social enterprises grow and leverage capital to meet the needs of underserved people and communities. Read our strategy

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Wisconsin-based CDFI Wins NEXT Seed Capital Award

Impact Seven, a community development financial institution or CDFI, will use this year’s Wells Fargo NEXT Seed Capital Award to preserve affordable housing in rural Wisconsin. Read More

.@ImpactSevenInc wins @WellsFargo NEXT Seed Capital Award for innovative strategy to preserve #affordablehousing http://t.co/vfKkNbIjrc

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Next Awards for Opportunity Finance Announce 2014 Finalists

Four leading community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are competing for $8.25 million in grants and low-cost, long-term loans. Winners of the NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance must have innovative strategies to expand housing opportunities such ... Read More

Congrats @WellsFargo NEXT Awards finalists for innovative #affordablehousing efforts @FCLFOrg @homehq @NJCLF @RCACorg http://t.co/vqIB0uyWuL

MacArthur's Allison Clark on this year's @WellsFargo NEXT Award finalists -- via @CDFI_Connect: http://t.co/QhV8T7IA4O cc: @OppFinance

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MacArthur to Provide $25 Million to Finance Energy Efficiency Improvements in U.S. Multi-Family Housing

The announcement coincides with today’s White House event highlighting a new report on the potential of impact investing, “Private Capital, Public Good: How Smart Federal Policy can Galvanize Impact Investing—and Why It’s Urgent.” Read More

"What's Holding Back Impact Investing?"

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  • Mission Investors Exchange

    A place where philanthropic leaders and innovators share ideas, tools, and experiences in order to increase the impact of their capital.

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  • Strength Matters Initiative

    A MacArthur-supported network of nonprofit affordable housing owners and developers supporting the growth, sustainability, and impact of the industry

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  • CARS: the CDFI Assessment and Ratings System

    CARS, a MacArthur grantee, provides comprehensive, third-party assessments of community development financial institutions' impact and financial performance.

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Staff

Portrait of Julia M. Stasch

Julia M. Stasch

Interim President
Portrait of Debra Schwartz

Debra Schwartz

Director, Program-Related Investments
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director of Impact Investing
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Urmi Sengupta

Program Officer, Impact Investing

Marion Goldfinger

Program Assistant
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Beth Gutelius

Research Assistant
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Louise Powell

Staff Assistant