Impact Investments, Impact Investing for DAFs & Philanthropic Assets
To increase the prevalence of impact-first investing with DAF capital, practitioners should get creative—designing opportunities for those interested in impact to easily put their capital to work in innovative ways.
In “Donor Advised Funds and Impact Investing: A Practitioner’s View,” published in the December 2022 edition of The Foundation Review, FJC CEO Sam Marks outlines challenges and opportunities for impact investing with DAF capital. He explores Social Finance’s market research on unlocking DAF capital to achieve social impact and the UP Fund as an example of what’s possible in the field.
Increasing Your Impact by Blurring the Lines between Investing and Philanthropy
Social Finance Board Member Laura Lauder and her husband, Gary, reflect on their innovative approach to integrating impact across a portfolio.
To Support an Equitable Recovery, Donor-Advised Funds Should Look Beyond Grantmaking
Forthcoming research from Social Finance, conducted with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, presents the largest-known nationwide survey of DAF donors on impact investing to date.
Understanding the Potential of Impact Capital with Social Finance’s Stephen Vicinelli and Catherine Dun Rappaport
Stephen Vicinelli and Catherine Dun Rappaport joined Social Finance in late 2022. Both devote their time to unlocking the change-making potential of passive charitable capital, or assets that are indirectly invested through donor-advised funds (DAFs)…