Learning from Peers: A Collection Of Impact Investing Strategies

FavoriteWhat tools might help foundations further their mission — beyond grants? And, vice versa, how can a foundation’s full range of existing financial tools and assets, including the endowment, come into greater alignment with mission and values? As foundations begin to ask and answer these questions for themselves, a vast array of strategies unfold, with no single path for progress. For example, while some earmark specific pools of capital for below- or at-market impact investments, others have re-designed their entire portfolio of assets as values-aligned investments— including their endowment. Below, we share examples of strategies by foundations that have specifically dedicated time to develop and Read more

About Impact Investing

FavoriteThis website features a Q&A on what impact investing is and how it’s used as a tool to support our communities. It’s important to remember that the Impact Investing field — along with its terminology and uses — is constantly adapting and redefining itself as practitioners learn by doing. Mission Investors Exchange, the leading network for foundations committed to impact investing, will continually revisit this page as we incorporate the perspectives of our members and evolve with the field.