What's New in Mission Investing
- April 10, 2014 - Surdna’s second PRI from the fund is a loan of $750,000 to RSF Social Finance to capitalize a loan program to supply lines of credit and loans to help food hubs provide healthy food profitably to new markets, including underserved communities.
- April 8, 2014 - Meyer Memorial Trust (MMT) is entering the next phase of mission related investing with the announcement of Invest Oregon, an initiative to further align the foundation’s mission and investment strategy. Invest Oregon will redirect a portion of MMT’s approximately $800 million corpus to investments in Oregon and Southwest Washington. MMT has selected Threshold Group, a Pacific Northwest‐based investment advisory firm, as a partner in researching place‐based investment opportunities with the greatest potential for social, environmental, and regional economic impact.
Mission Investors Exchange 2014 National Conference: "Sparking Change"
May 13, 2014 to May 15, 2014
Minneapolis Marriott City Center
Register today for the nation's largest association conference for foundation mission investors and the organizations that support and complement their work. The 2014 biennial gathering will bring together leaders and practitioners to explore the ways in which philanthropic capital can be mobilized to address such critical issues as climate change and social inequity in the U.S. and abroad.