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Foundations Collaborate on Catalytic Financing to Go Big on Climate Action

This article was originally published on August 29, 2018 in Impact Alpha (subscription required).    Climate change entrepreneurs and fund managers are developing innovative solutions to worldwide challenges. But too often, promising efforts are stuck on the ...
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Surveys Highlight the Importance of Catalytic Capital

Portfolio Manager Charles Coustan and Program Officer Urmi Sengupta discuss statistics that reinforce the need for catalytic capital.

Representative Grants & Impact Investments

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 ...
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Impact Investment Marketplace Growing, Becoming More Diverse

The impact investing marketplace is growing and more diverse with allocations across a wide range of geographies, sectors, asset classes, and stages of businesses, according to a report by The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

"A New Approach to Solving the US Housing Crisis"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Housing Partnership Equity Trust
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$3 Million in New Investments to Benefit Chicago Neighborhoods

Two local organizations will each receive $1.5 million loans to grow small businesses, create jobs, and improve health.
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Understanding the Power of Cross-Sector Collaboration

A report by the Initiative for Responsible Investment examines National Advisory Boards (NABs) that assess and promote impact investing.
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Four Lessons from Four Decades of Impact Investing

Managing Director of Impact Investments Debra Schwartz articulates four key lessons from the Foundation's impact investments work spanning more than 30 years.
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Legal and Exempt Organization Tax Aspects of Impact Investing

MacArthur General Counsel Josh Mintz and General Counsel, Chief Ethics officer, and Secretary of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation recently presented Nonprofit Governance Impact Investing: Key Issues for Exempt Organizations.

Staff

Portrait of Debra Schwartz

Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director
Portrait of Joshua J. Mintz

Joshua J. Mintz

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Portrait of John Balbach

John Balbach

Associate Director

Marion Goldfinger

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Lori Scott

Lori Scott

Chief Credit Officer
Portrait of Urmi Sengupta

Urmi Sengupta

Program Officer
Portrait of Nicole Barksdale

Nicole Barksdale

Associate to the Managing Director

Emmalyn Champion

Coordinator
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Charles Coustan

Portfolio Manager

Akobe Sandy

Impact Investment Associate
Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications
Portrait of Joanna Cohen

Joanna Cohen

Program Officer
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