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Read the summary and view the keynote addresses from This American Moment, a gathering of faith leaders and philanthropists discussing how to bridge religious divides in the nation.
From the Lincoln Community Foundation, this report details their veteran support initiative and provides recommendations for future collaborative efforts between community foundations seeking to impact the circumstances of military service members and their families on a regional basis.
The United Nations Global Compact - Accenture Strategy CEO Study on Sustainability 2019
Introducing the Global Goals provides a toolkit to educate and inspire employees about the role they can play in advancing the Global Goals.
This report from the Journalism Funders Forum analyzes and summarizes grantmaking to French journalism and media outlets.
This report from Foundation Centers highlights the key findings and outcomes from a workshop on data strategy and capacity building in Kenya.
From the New Economics Foundation, Mission Possible considers how foundations might more effectively use a proportion of their endowment in support of the change they set out to create – their mission. Starting from the premise that paths are made by walking, it explores the potential of ‘mission-connected investment’ or MCI – defined as investment which promises a market return but also helps to achieve mission.
This resource from Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group provides resources and information on the Nigerian philanthropc sector
This issue brief from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) details the motivations, benefits, considerations and suitable scenarios behind the use of catalytic first-loss capital in impact investing transactions. Catalytic first-loss capital refers to socially- and environmentally-driven credit enhancement provided by an investor or grant-maker who agrees to bear first losses in an investment in order to catalyze the participation of co-investors that otherwise would not have entered the deal. Catalytic first-loss capital has gained recent prominence in impact investing dialogue as more investors look to enter the market.
View IRS resources on Opportunity Zones.