OFN member Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) recently partnered with conservation organization The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to help finance the installation of a new solar array in Tremont, Maine, that will generate 100 percent of the electricity needed for the town’s municipal buildings.
Late last month Reinvestment Fund announced a new place-based impact investment opportunity targeted to the greater Philadelphia region. The fund—PhilaImpact Fund—is believed to be a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a community foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation, and a Community Development Financial Institution, Reinvestment Fund.
Increasingly, place-focused foundations seek to have greater impact in their communities by considering options beyond traditional grantmaking to address critical issues like availability
On March 15, Lisa Mensah, OFN president and CEO, will deliver a keynote address to a gathering of foundations, investment managers and advisors, resource experts, and asset owners at Confluence Philanthropy’s 8th Annual Practitioners G
Just two months into the year, 2018 may be shaping up as the ‘Year of Data’ in the impact investing world, as urgency rises for impact investors to demonstrate concrete and measurable results.