The Foundation’s impact investment work includes program-related investments (PRIs) made over the course of three decades to a range of intermediaries and social service enterprises across sectors and geographies, as well as a series of targeted grants to organizations and academic institutions developing new investment products and platforms, conducting research, and disseminating best practices.
2018 | $450,000
To develop and disseminate 15 case studies on blended finance transactions that use catalytic capital from public or philanthropic sources and seek to increase private sector investment for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mission Investors Exchange
2018 | $300,000
To provide general operating that advances the work of this membership network to serve foundations and other charitable funders, with a focus on curating knowledge about relevant investment activity, experience and opportunities for collaboration, as well as offering training resources .
The Global Development Incubator
2018 | $150,000
To support the launch of Stawi Africa (formerly known as Prosper Africa), a multi-stakeholder initiative addressing the substantial financing gap for small- and medium-sized agricultural enterprises in East Africa while demonstrating the need for financial subsidy.
2018 | $250,000
To support the development of an impact data collection, analysis, and reporting tool to be used by impact investment fund managers.
Updated May 2019