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Maximizing Impact: An Integrated Strategy for Grantmaking and Mission Investing in Climate Change
Mark Kramer, Adeeb Mahmud, Serah Makka
Philanthropists can dramatically increase their impact by linking their mission investing approaches with their grantmaking strategies.
Promoting Philanthropy in Luxembourg
Marc Pfitzer, Mike Stamp
Financial institutions in Luxembourg have found ways to both improve the philanthropic environment and benefit their business.
Risk, Return, and Social Impact: Demystifying the Law of Mission Investing by U.S. Foundations
Mark Kramer, Anne Stetson
This guide analyzes the federal and state laws for U.S. foundations and provide recommendations on ways to navigate the laws around mission investments.
A Brief Guide to the Law of Mission Investing for U.S. Foundations
Laws governing mission-investing are complex. These guides analyze U.S. laws for these investments and recommend ways to navigate them.
Aggregating Impact: A Funder's Guide to Mission Investment Intermediaries
Mark Kramer, Sarah Cooch
This guide to mission investment intermediaries highlights the range of intermediaries available and the advantages they offer funders.
The Power of Strategic Mission Investing
To foster dramatic change, foundations need a fundamentally different approach to mission investing: making mission investments that complement grantmaking.
Compounding Impact: Mission Investing by U.S. Foundations
Sarah Cooch, Mark Kramer
This report provides the first comprehensive analysis of mission investing by 92 U.S. foundations representing $2.3B of mission investments.
Investing for Impact - Managing and Measuring Proactive Social Investments
simultaneously deliver measurable social benefits and attractive rates
Foundations Don't Understand What it Means to Take Risks
Risk isn't necessarily bad. In fact, the goal should not be to eliminate
it, but to understand it, mitigate it through grant design where
possible, and to match the level of risk taken to the importance of the
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