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With New Financing MyStrongHome to Serve Initial 1000 Homeowners, Prove Model

MyStrongHome combines specialized climate-resilient construction, insurance, and financing to mitigate risk and increase safety and security for families in vulnerable coastal communities. Read More

"Benefit Chicago Funds Local Businesses"

Chicago Citizens Newspaper
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"Building the Market for Impact Investments"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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$12 Million in New Investments to Benefit Chicago Neighborhoods

Six Chicago-area organizations will use $12 million in loans to train and employ adults with autism, support retail development, provide training and transitional jobs, and build projects that support youth and families in underserved Chicago neighborhoods. Read More
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Video: Debra Schwartz on Impact Investing

In this CASE Chat, Managing Director Debra Schwartz explains how private foundations can act as a catalyst for impact investing, the importance of tri-sector leadership in the field, and her big wish for impact investing as ... Read More
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Initial Issuers Join Online Impact Investing Marketplace

The issuers include a restorative farmland finance company providing land access to organic family farmers and the largest nonprofit provider of affordable housing with services in the Upper Midwest. Read More
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Growing the Creative Economy

By growing the “creative economy,” investors can help stabilize communities, fuel good jobs, and support regional progress in places that might otherwise struggle to create opportunity, according to a report by the Calvert Foundation and Upstart ... Read More
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Market Making for Mission

MacArthur is building platforms and products to mobilize capital efficiently, mitigate risk, and improve liquidity, writes Foundation President Julia Stasch in a Stanford Social Innovation Review commentary. Read More
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How Foundations Are Shaping the Future of Impact Investing

A series of commentaries in the Stanford Social Innovation Review focuses on foundation leadership in impact investing. Read More
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Growth and Concerns for Impact Investors

Impact investors have expanded their assets under management at a compounded rate of 18 percent over the past several years, according to a report by the Global Impact Investing Network Read More
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Report Finds U.S. Investors Steering Trillions of Dollars Toward Impact

Sustainable, responsible, and impact investing (SRI) has grown 33 percent in the U.S. over the past two years, and these investments now account for $8.72 trillion, one of every five dollars under professional management ... Read More

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

Senior Underwriter
Portrait of Urmi Sengupta

Urmi Sengupta

Program Officer
Portrait of Nicole Barksdale

Nicole Barksdale

Associate to the Managing Director

Emmalyn Champion

Coordinator
Portrait of Charles Coustan

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