What are post-graduation scholarships and how can foundations and their communities benefit from them?
In-Depth knowledge on Inclusive Economic Prosperity
Hear how the Homeless Persons Representation Project in Baltimore serves clients experiencing homelessness—including veterans and youth in Baltimore and across the state, and learn about their role in informing national efforts with the American Bar Association, Equal Justice Works and federal partners to “cover the map” with legal services for vulnerable populations by promoting best practices that produce tangible results.
This paper from Americans for Community Development outlines an entirely different way to get a significant portion of the capital needed while providing a charitable deduction.
You can become an impact investor today. This guide created by The Philanthropic Initiative will help you learn the different options you have for aligning your financial assets with your social goals to help for-profit and non-profit social benefit organizations become stronger and more sustainable. If you're an individual, family or foundation intrigued by the opportunities presented through impact investing, this guide will help you get started.
This tool, developed by Living Cities and the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School, supports communities in understanding what actions they might take to successfully take investment capital and apply it to community development purposes.
This is a primer for place-based funders on how to work with community development finance institutions (CDFI) on Opportunity Zones projects and other community development projects.
What do Opportunity Zones mean for foundations and philanthropy?
SECF is partnering with the Council on Foundations to promote the first Inclusive Economic Prosperity Convening in the South, May 23-24, hosted by The Spartanburg County Foundation. We hope you will join us for this important convening of foundation staff and trustees to learn how philanthropy can be a driving force that advances economic prosperity for all.
Economic mobility is inextricably linked with economic prosperity and is the common thread that helps to propel communities forward. We believe that continued education around these issues is necessary at both the staff and board levels and this convening is designed for both audiences.
This chapter of Mastering Foundation Law examines Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA) and other laws that govern the management and investment of endowments and other foundation financial assets. It also includes a discussion of the board’s role and the use of outside advisors.