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Nathan Cummings Foundation's Going 'All In' Was A Long Time In The Making
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, F.B. Heron Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

NCF, of course, is one of a growing number of major foundations embracing impact investing. About a year ago, the F.B. Heron Foundation announced it had officially moved to investing 100% of its $300...more

With new pledge, another foundation moves to align endowment with mission
Foundation: F.B. Heron Foundation

In a statement, Alpert added that the move is an opportunity for the Cummings Foundation to “join and leverage a chorus of philanthropic and private sector investors changing the landscape for...more

FB Heron Foundation Is Going 'All In'
Foundation: F.B. Heron Foundation

Clara Miller, who has headed the F.B. Heron Foundation for the past three years, wants to take the ultimate impact investing step: to go "all...more

Heron Announces Leadership Transition
Foundation: Gates Foundation, F.B. Heron Foundation

The F.B. Heron Foundation will have a new president at the end of the year. Dana Bezerra will become the next president with outgoing president Clara Miller assuming the role of President Emerita....more

Ford Foundation Bets $1 Billion On Mission Investing
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, F.B. Heron Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

“If philanthropy's last half-century was about optimizing the 5 percent, its next half-century will be about beginning to harness the 95 percent as...more

Medical campus exec hitting road for philanthropic funding
Foundation: F.B. Heron Foundation

Backed by Manhattan-based The F.B. Heron Foundation, BNMC Inc. is pursuing its model of “philanthropic equity,” creating pools of capital that can...more

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