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CalBio and Land O'Lakes partner on farmer waste-to-energy projects
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Kellogg Foundation

“Impact investing at its best”… Land O'Lakes' Matt Carstens said the initiative exemplifies effective impact investing by “eliminating barriers to...more

Charting the impact investing narrative, blockchain ethics, alt-credit, Incofin's India fund
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Kellogg Foundation

The Belgian impact investment firm will invest in food and agriculture startups and financial services firms like Veritas Finance. The India...more

Why blockchain needs ethics
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

To help integrate ethics into blockchain applications, the Beeck Center, a center for social-innovation at Georgetown University, has...more

For donor-advised funds, investible options climb with demand
Foundation: Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund

Smaller players like the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation are using donor advised funds as a tool to spur local lending. Returnable grants...more

Goldman Sachs commits $500 million to women-led businesses
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund

Philanthropic roots… Goldman's philanthropic arm has backed the 10,000 Women program to train women entrepreneurs. With the...more

Jessie Ball duPont Fund makes $3 million affordable housing loan to LISC
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund

(Jessie Ball duPont was herself a school teacher.) The foundation engages in philanthropic activities nationally. Philanthropic investment...more

Call Box: Transformation of quirky library into nonprofit center a mix of old and new
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund

Along came Sherry Magill, retiring president of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, a private foundation that awards grants to organizations across the United States. Magill had been looking for a building...more

Yancey Park undergoes $100K worth of park improvements
Foundation: Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation

Northwest Jacksonville CDC will lead the park renovations and Forestview Athletic Association will provide sports programming for local kids. Founded in 1999 through the efforts of the Jessie Ball...more

Place-Focused Foundations Unlocking Philanthropic Capital for Local Impact Investing
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia

Increasingly, place-focused foundations seek to have greater impact in their communities by considering options beyond traditional grantmaking to address critical issues like availability of quality...more

Place-Focused Foundations Unlocking Philanthropic Capital for Local Impact Investing
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia

We offer empowering research and philanthropic analytic tools including Transfer of Wealth™ to help foundations understand their economic opportunities and formulate strategies related to economic...more





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