Foundations Urged to Seek Social Returns on Investments

The sharp distinction between money that is invested for a financial return and charitable gifts to help solve social problems is anachronistic, argue the authors of a new book, Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference.

In an interview, Antony Bugg-Levine, who has been appointed as the new leader of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, which offers consulting services and loans to charities, and Jed Emerson, executive vice president of Impact­Assets, a nonprofit financial-services company, discuss what the growing interest in investments that seek both social and financial returns means for nonprofit organizations.

See the full article by Nicole Wallace here…



About Gary Coiro

Nonprofit & Church Leader Nonprofit Leader and Consultant since 2004, following 15 years as a pastor. Competencies include board development, fundraising, staff development and management, strategic planning, church work, Bible teaching, and capital campaigns. Currently consulting and serving on the Church Ministries Management Team for a large multi-cultural evangelical church.
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