Lauren Grattan spoke on an Impact Finance Center and Boston Impact Initiative panel on how backbone organizations like Common Future and Mission Driven Finance are driving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the world of emerging managers.
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Ahead of SOCAP23, World Education Services brought together partners to forge trust, nurture relationships, share expertise, and gather insights on how we can collectively influence the field.
CEO David Lynn and co-panelists shared insights about employee ownership at New Private Markets’ Impact Investor Summit: North America.
Essma Bengabsia (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) talks about the untapped power and potential of philanthropy’s approach to investing, as well as how her community and identities have led her to be an impact investor at a $3 billion foundation.
Lauren Grattan spoke at Native Women Lead & The Future is Indigenous Women’s Inaugural Growth Capital Summit, where over 120 Native women entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors gathered for three days of connection.
As an impact investment advisory firm that manages and builds funds with the goal of amplifying social impact, it was essential for us to reflect those values internally too: “Don’t just talk about it, be about it!”
Impact Charitable and Mission Driven Finance discussed how charitable capital can accelerate impact for community-rooted funds. See how this partnership can make capital more accessible.
SAFSF and Fibershed announced the launch of the Integrated Capital Fibers Fund with Mission Driven Finance, recognizing that natural fiber and dye crops can and should play a key role in vibrant, economically viable regenerative agriculture.
Catalytic capital works to unlock investments that would not otherwise be possible — expanding opportunity, strengthening communities, and fueling innovation that benefits both people and the planet.
Reimagining the infrastructure/ecosystem needed to support child care providers requires solutions that address historic and structural issues.
At the 39th Annual Economic Roundtable, Laura Kohn made the case for child care as an affordable housing issue.
Lauren Grattan participated in this conversation addressing the topic, “How Businesses are Centering Community in Social Impact.”
Three years ago, a $12M project was designed to transform the lives of the youth in Southeast San Diego with Access Youth Academy.
We all have a role to play to activate different forms of capital for positive outcomes in regenerative food and agricultural systems.
In October 2022, Laura Kohn spoke at Politfest 2022 to discuss the topic of the government’s role in child care. Check out this recap.
In March 2022, Laura Kohn spoke at the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference attended by over 2,400 community development professionals.
We sat down with our Chief Legal Officer Joe Pileri to learn about fund basics and what a fund is in the context of impact investing and Mission Driven Finance.
The Mission Driven Finance team traveled throughout the United States to raise awareness of the Regenerative Harvest Strategy.