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Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy

Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy
Published: 
02/2020

For a decade, Knight Foundation has been intentional about identifying high quality, diversely-owned asset managers when investing its endowment. In response to frequent questions from a variety of stakeholders into the performance of the charitable sector regarding this issue — the questions arising from the general lack of data — Knight Foundation asked Global Economics Group to assess the representation of diverse asset managers among foundations.

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Placed-Based Impact Investing: Three Briefs for Practitioners

Published: 
06/2019

Seeking ways to maximize the social and economic returns of their place-based impact investments, foundations, CDFIs, private investors, and others are turning to collaboration.

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13Jul2017

NCFP Webinar- Mission Investing: Resources and Advice for Family Philanthropy

Thursday, July 13, 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Webinar

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.

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13Mar2018

Small Funders Roundtable: Developing an Investment Policy Statement for Your Small Foundation

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
9:30am - 11:30am
Philadelphia, PA

Your foundation’s grantmaking strategy is often inextricably linked to its investment strategy—but does your small foundation have an Investment Policy Statement (IPS) in place?  Small foundations invest millions of dollars annually, but not all o

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29Jan2019

Mission-Aligned Investing Meeting: What to Expect During a Pitch Meeting

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Join us for an interactive conversation on questions you may want to ask as a mission-aligned investor!

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18Apr2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Impact Investing: Dipping Your Toes or Going All In

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

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. This webinar will discuss this investing approach, and share perspectives and examples from families who have made this choice. 

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22May2019

Invest in Results Philadelphia

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

What does it take to measure and fund positive social change?

Please join the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoNonprofit Finance Fund, Wharton Social Impact Initiative, and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia to discuss how service providers, funders, and government are working together to achieve lasting outcomes for their communities, as well as practical strategies for reorienting around outcomes in your work.

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