Impact Investments

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

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Partnership to Explore How Results-Based Funding Could Solve Social Problems

The Nonprofit Finance Fund is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to examine how results-based funding can help address entrenched social issues. Read More
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MIE Conference to Feature MacArthur Leadership

At the upcoming Mission Investors Exchange national conference, MacArthur President Julia Stasch will be part of a plenary conversation and Managing Director Debra Schwartz will lead a panel discussion. Read More

Gathering, Leading, Informing

An important part of our impact investment strategy is to support key industry convenings and lead conversations on innovative market developments. Read More
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$31 Million Social Investment Fund Launched

MacArthur is one of 10 initial philanthropic and commercial investors in the Blended Catalyst Fund launched by Living Cities. Read More
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Oxford Reviews Global Data, Literature on Impact Investment Research

MacArthur supported Oxford University’s Said Business School in a review of academic research on impact investing, identifying opportunities to enhance its growth and contributions to enhancing practice. Read More
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Mapping Philanthropy and Impact Investing Opportunities in India

The report identifies challenges that inhibit funding by corporations, high net worth individuals, diaspora groups, and retail investors, as well as opportunities to address those challenges. Read More
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Housing Partnership Network Eyes Housing Investments in U.S. and U.K.

The Housing Partnership Network (HPN) published a report on housing systems in the U.S. and the U.K., taking particular note of the role of social enterprises and making policy recommendations for the future. Read More

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Nothing herein is intended to be an offer or a solicitation to sell securities of any kind or to invite participation in any particular transaction or structure. Read More

Staff

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Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director
Portrait of John Balbach

John Balbach

Program Officer
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Urmi Sengupta

Program Officer
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Nicole Barksdale

Associate to the Managing Director

Marion Goldfinger

Program Assistant

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation