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Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor Two Community Development Lenders

The two awardees will use the Wells Fargo NEXT awards for Opportunity Finance to expand their geographic presence and product offerings to bolster local economies. Read More
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Report Examines Current State of Impact Investing Education

The report calls for better philanthropic and corporate funding for training programs and more attention from academic institutions to respond to a fast-changing marketplace. Read More
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Mission Investments Can Catalyze Climate Solutions

A report by the Redstone Strategy Group examines how foundations can use mission investments alongside grant portfolios to accelerate climate solutions. Read More
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Praxis Announces $1 Million Allocation to Benefit Chicago

The $100 million impact investment collaboration that will help bring much-needed financial capital to the social sector serving critical needs in Chicago Read More
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Video: Mapping Philanthropy and Impact Investing Opportunities in India

MacArthur’s India Office Director Moutushi Sengupta and Program Officer Urmi Sengupta presented the results of a report assessing the philanthropic and impact investing landscape in India at Dasra Philanthropy Week. Read More
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Report Examines International Lessons on Affordable Housing

A report by the Housing Partnership Network reviews international efforts to expand affordable housing and recommends broader engagement by social enterprises and more efficient delivery of capital to improve access to quality, affordable housing. Read More
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Stories of Impact

These stories illustrate the ways that existing impact investments, made by the MacArthur Foundation, are helping our region’s social sector organizations benefit the people and communities they serve. 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
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Benefit Chicago

Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration among The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur, and Calvert Foundation, aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago. Read More
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$100 Million Impact Investment Collaboration to Benefit Chicago

The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur and Calvert Foundation announce Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration that aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago. Read More
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About Benefit Chicago

Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration among The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur, and Calvert Foundation, aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago. Read More
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Chicago is Ripe for Impact Investments, New Report Finds

A first-time study of the impact investment market in Chicago points to a significant unmet need for capital and a growing opportunity for investors. Read More
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MacArthur Liquidity Facility Fuels Affordable Housing REIT

MacArthur provided a $15 million liquidity facility to the Housing Partnership Equity Trust (HPET) to enable and catalyze institutional investor support for this high-impact effort. Read More
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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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$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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Staff

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Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
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Allison Clark

Associate Director
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Joshua J. Mintz

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
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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