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The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is pleased to publish Scaling U.S. Community Investing: The Investor-Product Interface, in partnership with the Carsey School of Public Policy and with support from the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation. This report is designed to facilitate greater awareness and alignment of the needs of investors, product managers, and intermediaries in the U.S. Community Investing (USCI) field. READ MORERead More
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and Symbiotics present the first comprehensive analysis of the financial performance of private debt impact investment funds. READ MORERead More
Expanded impact-investing pool will work alongside grantmaking to better achieve social change for low-income people in America’s cities.. READ MORERead More
Robert Kennedy’s pilgrimage through the Mississippi Delta a half-century ago focused national attention on the plight of the people living in this cotton-tipped, flatland region that had been a fierce battleground for civil rights. READ MORERead More
At a recent Opportunity Finance Network conference, a colleague expressed concern about a “paradox” facing some urban areas in the country where community development financial institutions (CDFIs) have invested. The success of CDFIs in attracting investment has transformed these once-distressed neighborhoods into communities with flourishing housing stock, strong schools, health care facilities, and a thriving market. READ MORERead More
Dear Colleagues, This month, I was honored to welcome many members of our community to a VPP Investor Forum. The event was an opportunity for VPP to update our investors, longtime partners and new friends on our current work and provide a preview of the important issues we are exploring. READ MORERead More
Impact investing is a popular idea that promises to channel the power of market capitalism into serving the common good. Broadly defined, impact investing is a way for individuals, philanthropies, institutions, or governments to invest in enterprises that generate measurable, beneficial social or environmental impacts alongside financial returns. READ MORERead More

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