Community Voice in Impact Investing – Webinar

When it comes to making change through impact investing, the community engagement process is crucial to the financial as well as social performance of your investments. As part of their investment process, forward thinking investors are including people in communities most impacted and often in the position to maintain long-term positive impact. Lisa Richter will moderate another lively conversation in this series to share how impact investing organizations serving rural communities are engaging residents and organizations as partners, including through: leadership development community surveys partnerships with grassroots organizations and government member-owned institutions, and technology-driven communications In this webinar, panelists discussed Read more

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Catagories: The Philanthropic Sector, Models & Approaches, Types of Grants, Webinar, Resources

Investing in New Orleans

This report tells an important story of the positive role philanthropy can play in developing new communities and affordable housing. The effort of reshaping post-Katrina New Orleans was part of what Casey calls “responsible redevelopment,” the activities and support services required to make the rebuilding process successful for low-income families and their kids through economic development and community action. The paper distills insights from the Foundation’s experience that may be useful to philanthropies and their partners in other places.

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Catagories: Types of Grants, Strategy and Evaluation, Grantmaking and Changemaking