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Philanthropic Investors Tap “Catalytic Capital” to Seed Innovation & Scale Progress

Managing Director of Impact Investments Debra Schwartz discusses how catalytic capital can unlock investment to support social and environmental impact that might not be possible otherwise.
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$150 Million in Catalytic Capital to Help Address Critical Social Challenges

MacArthur Foundation today launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium, dedicating $150 million to help address financing gaps in impact investing, particularly for funds and intermediaries that are not a fit for conventional investment.
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Catalytic Capital at Work

A selection of case studies that represent the range and impact of catalytic capital projects.
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Catalytic Capital Consortium Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Catalytic Capital Consortium.

"Impact Investing and Racial Equity: Foundations Leading the Way"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Mission Investors Exchange

"Chronicle’s Impact-Investing Report Missed a Key Ingredient"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Related Grantee: Mission Investors Exchange
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Demystifying the Arts Nonprofit Business Model

Senior Program Officer Cate Fox shares how the Arts & Culture Loan Fund helps arts organizations stabilize their finances and gain financial expertise through training, so they can build resiliency and take risks.
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Nonprofits and the Art of Financial Stability

The Arts & Culture Loan Fund helps nonprofits stabilize their finances, build financial expertise through training, and take advantage of new opportunities.
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Peer Selection and Democratizing Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs accurately evaluate the future commercial success of their peers, according to research on Village Capital’s innovative investment approach.
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Philanthropic Investors Tap “Catalytic Capital” to Seed Innovation & Scale Progress

Managing Director of Impact Investments Debra Schwartz discusses how catalytic capital can unlock investment to support social and environmental impact that might not be possible otherwise.

Staff

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Debra Schwartz

Managing Director, Impact Investments
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 Jennifer Martinez-Roth

Jennifer Martinez-Roth

Communications Officer
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Joanna Cohen

Senior Evaluation Officer
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