Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed
Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities. The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.
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Racial Equity & Impact Investing Council of New Jersey
(1 days ago) A combination of curated, synthesized, and original content, this library of resources is intended to help foundations and investors at different stages of practice begin to explore the many ways they can grow and deepen their commitments to racial equity and impact investing.
Factor Based Investing NJ Grantmakers
(3 days ago) Factor investing provides an alternative view from traditional portfolio analysis of what is really driving growth and risk, often offering greater clarity as to hidden opportunities —or risks —in a given investment mix. A traditional asset class-based allocation may look diversified but a view through a factors lens
Placed-Based Impact Investing: Three Briefs for
(7 days ago) To support these efforts and facilitate lesson sharing, the Urban Institute and Mission Investors Exchange have produced a set of three practitioner briefs designed to focus on elements of place-based impact investing that have surfaced in research and conversations with practitioners as …
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commits to Impact Investing
(2 days ago) Impact investing can create both bottom-line financial returns for investors and improve health, well-being and equity through investments in the community finance system. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has reaffirmed its commitment to impact investing through a $200 million allocation for …
From Relief to Resilience: Reimagining Investments: Case
(1 days ago) Four of the funders have employed a two-pronged approach of investing in systems change and programs. Three others are focused on on-the-ground interventions, and another is predominantly investing at the systems level. To support their strategies, they have made changes inward, outward, around, and onward.
OP-ED: Investing In and For Good Council of New Jersey
(Just Now) OP-ED: Investing In and For Good. Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The word “philanthropy” usually brings to mind the act of giving in support of a worthy cause. And this description is, of course, true. At its core, however, philanthropy is much more. As entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad …
Financial Literacy Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
(2 days ago) Finance and Investment Affinity Group: Investing for Generations – The New Endowment Model Join us to discuss how to invest for the current landscape and for generations to come with Northern Trust’s Senior Vice President and Senior Endowments and Foundations Chief Investment Officer, Bei Seville.
Wells Fargo Investing in Asbury Park’s West Side Council
(1 days ago) Wells Fargo Investing in Asbury Park’s West Side. Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Interfaith Neighbors, a nonprofit, announced Monday that Wells Fargo will invest $500,000 into its Asbury Park revitalization project. The project focuses on the town’s West Side, Interfaith said. The funds, which are being distributed as part of the State
FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $3.4 Million to Community
(1 days ago) The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated more than $3.4 million to nearly 100 organizations across its service territory as part of "Investing with Purpose," a company initiative focused on supporting organizations that advance health and safety, workforce development, educational and social justice initiatives.
COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods
(2 days ago) 4 COVID!19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods. Infection, testing, severity, and e!ects The odds of contracting the virus is a straightforward probability of infection for an individual. Types of factors that increase the probability of infection include inconsistent handwashing,
COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods
(2 days ago) COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods. McKinsey & Company 2 Introductions JP Julien Philadelphia Aria Florant Washington DC Duwain Pinder New Jersey. McKinsey & Company 3 COVID-19 is, first and foremost, a global humanitarian challenge Thousands of health professionals are heroically battling the
Bank of America Helps Fund NJ FAM Fund Council of New
(1 days ago) When Ras Baraka announced the formation of the NJ FAM Fund back in September, it came with a symbolic name — FAM stands for “40 Acres and a Mule” — and a hope that it could raise $100 million to serve as a private investment vehicle to help reduce social and economic disparities in Newark by investing in Black and Latinx businesses.
Finance and Investment Affinity Group: Investing for
(7 days ago) For foundations with long time horizons, investing is for generations: it is critical to support their missions today and for generations to come. At the breakfast meeting, Bei Saville, Senior Vice President and Senior Endowments and Foundations Chief Investment Officer at Northern Trust, will share her outlook on the current investment landscape.
Finance Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
(4 days ago) Finance and Investment Affinity Group: ESG and Impact Investing Join this discussion with Seelaus on the innovations in ESG and Impact Investing that are driving more quantifiable returns, reducing portfolio risk, and creating a more authentic alignment with an organization’s goals.
Census 2020 and How It Matters for Impact Investing
(5 days ago) Understanding how census data is used in impact investing, policy, and much more. Understanding the risks of inaccurate data and why policy makers and others are so alarmed about the potential for an under-count in 2020. We'll particularly focus on risks for vulnerable populations, including households with young children, mixed-status families
Family Philanthropy Webinar: Impact Investing: Dipping
(3 days ago) Experts predict that the impact investing market will be worth more than $300 billion by 2020. Impact investing – which seeks a specific environmental, social or governance return above and beyond a strictly financial return – can be a particularly valuable tool for foundations and donor advised funds that seek to align their investments with their grantmaking mission.
PRIVATE CAPITAL PUBLIC GOOD
(8 days ago) The movement is called impact investing. It brings together entrepreneurs, investors, foundations, public-sector leaders, nonprofits, and intermediaries to use private capital for public good. Simply put, impact investing generates measurable, beneficial social or environmental impacts alongside financial returns.
Strategic Asset Allocation in a Multi-Factor World
(8 days ago) investing. The Investment Strategy Group (ISG) in the Goldman Sachs Investment Management Division has developed a new approach to strategic asset allocation, which leverages the idea that long-term investment returns derive from multiple distinct sources called “returngenerating - factors.”
Family Philanthropy Webinar: Mission Investing: Resources
(4 days ago) While mission investing is a trend that’s sweeping the field, families may face a variety of unexpected challenges when implementing a mission (or impact) investment strategy. This webinar will highlight family philanthropists sharing insights on how mission investing has worked for their purposes, and how you can make it work for yours!
RWJBarnabas Joins 13 Health Systems to Announce Over $700M
(2 days ago) Fourteen hospitals and health systems, including RWJBarnabas Health, announced on Wednesday a commitment of over $700 million for place-based investing to create strong and healthy communities. These institutions include national and regional health systems and some of the largest private-sector employers in their states and regions.
THE COLLABORATIVE FUND MODEL: EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES …
(9 days ago) 1 1 From Michel Winer and Karen Ray, “Collaboration Handbook: Creating, Sustaining, and Enjoying the Journey,” Amherst Wilder Foundation, 1994; and Alice C. Buhl, Patterns of Cooperation Among Grantmakers, Council on Foundations, Inc.: Washington, D.C., 1991. C o o r dination re q u i r es some planning and division of roles and opens communication channels between org a n -
Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series: Going Beyond
(6 days ago) Susan is the Founder of Cogent Consulting Inc., an independent, Minneapolis-based strategic, financial, and impact investing consultant serving nonprofit and for-profit purpose-driven organizations which focus on making a tangible social impact.
2018 Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments
(7 days ago) Keynote speeches and interactive workshop sessions will explore a wide range of timely and useful topics, including portfolio construction, the basics of endowment investing, selecting and managing an investment consultant, alternative investing, best practices for rebalancing a portfolio’s asset …
New Jersey Conference on Investing Foundation and Charity
(5 days ago) The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers 2nd biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments, set for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at The Palace in Somerset, will feature presentations by leading investment professionals at the only conference in New Jersey focused on foundation and charity endowment stewardship.
New Jersey Funders ACES Collaborative: Investing in A
(8 days ago) This meeting is postponed. When it is rescheduled, we will let all registrants know. Over the course of childhood, one in every three New Jersey children will be exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), traumatic incidents that can create toxic stress and have devastating effects on children’s health and learning.
Finance & Investment Affinity Group: Late Cycle
(4 days ago) With the economy in the late stages of the business cycle, it’s critical for Foundations to prepare for how factors like inflation, active management, the recent dominance of growth investing (FAANG’s), the structural shift in interest rates, and short-fall risk may impact their portfolios in the future.
Pascale Sykes Foundation Invests $1 Million in Equitable
(8 days ago) The nonprofit formed a relationship with the AACCNJ after a call to action last spring by The Association of Black Foundation Executives, which advocates for transformative investing in Black communities, a relationship formed between The Pascale Sykes Foundation and the AACCNJ.
Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments Kickoff
(7 days ago) Additionally, she managed the distribution portfolio and explored new areas of alternative investing. For five years prior to that, she was the technology portfolio strategist for Ford. During that time, she was responsible for making the buy, hold, and sell decisions for …
Finance and Investment Affinity Group: Mapping a Path
(7 days ago) Pimco experts, Eric Aarts, Executive Vice President of the New York office and Jonathan Hart, Vice President of the New Jersey office, will discuss strategies for investing in the bond market. They will also discuss “absolute return” funds - bond funds that are supposed to make money regardless of what interest rates - …
Executive Staff Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
(5 days ago) Finance and Investment Affinity Group: ESG and Impact Investing Join this discussion with Seelaus on the innovations in ESG and Impact Investing that are driving more quantifiable returns, reducing portfolio risk, and creating a more authentic alignment with an organization’s goals.
Strong and Thriving Communities: Invest Health Council
(3 days ago) Additionally, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will speak on their experience with the initiative and the vital importance of investing in New Jersey communities with a health and equity lens. The Invest Health program takes a collaborative and solution-driven approach to drive holistic change in a city, focusing on nutrition, housing, job
Doing well by doing good
(Just Now) able investing last year. So far we have covered two of the three basic approaches to sustainable investing, namely exclusion and integration (see To integrate or to exclude: approaches to sustainable investing, July 2015). In this report, we turn to the third approach, impact invest-ing…
Bank of America Announces $40 Million for Youth and
(1 days ago) Bank of America announced a $40 million commitment to connect 100,000 teens and young adults to the skills and employment experiences needed for 21st-century jobs. They also shared their progress made to deliver on its purpose of helping make financial lives …
News Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
(5 days ago) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has reaffirmed its commitment to impact investing through a $200 million allocation for social investments. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative Racial Equity. F. M. Kirby Foundation Announces $7.7 Million in Grants.
2016 Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments
(7 days ago) 2016 IFFE Program Book.pdf 2016 Investment Forum Agenda.pdf Factor Based Investing NJ Grantmakers.pdf Portfolio Choices Tools.pdf Presentation - A Common Sense Risk Framework in Uncertain Times - Joshua Fenton.pdf 2016 Inventment Forum Recap.pdf
How Can We Help Our Grantees Strengthen Their Capacity for
(6 days ago) There is widespread and growing recognition in the nonprofit sector about the importance of evaluation — not only for measuring impact, but also for improving programs and better serving communities. While grantmakers generally see evaluation as necessary, most are not yet investing enough resources in this area.
Camden Funders Affinity Group: Achieving Healthy Food
(4 days ago) We’ll hear about the Fair Food Fund, launched by the Fair Food Network to support local food economies and close health and wealth gaps in high-need communities by investing in local agriculture, food businesses, and other entrepreneurs working to increase healthy food access.The fund is fueled by a combination of philanthropic and investment capital.
A conference for CEOs, executive directors, CFOs, trustees
(3 days ago) FROM PASSIVE TO ACTIVE INVESTING: THE EVOLUTION OF ETFs (Intermediate/Advanced) !e more you know, the better the results • Mark Hoﬀman, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. • Joseph Kwok, Peapack-Gladstone Bank • Kei Sasaki, Wells Fargo Private Bank Facilitator: Edward D. Zinbarg, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Wells Fargo Appoints New Wells Fargo Regional Foundation
(1 days ago) Miller provides oversight and management of the Foundation and CDC which recently celebrated 20 years investing in comprehensive, resident-driven neighborhood revitalization. Recognized nationally for its unique approach to community development, the Foundation has awarded over $96 million towards the revitalization of low income communities in
Advancing New Jersey’s Creative Economy to Prepare Our
(6 days ago) The arts sector is critical to prepare our future workforce with skills employers need, create and sustain quality jobs for all, and build thriving communities. Speakers will discuss how investing in the creative economy can spur innovation and sustainable development for a more resilient New Jersey. Featured Panelists:
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(5 days ago) Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities. The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.