What Are Program And Mission-Related Investments?

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Part two of this series on impact investing explores how private foundations can utilize program and mission-related investments to meet their minimum distribution requirements.

Private foundations possess nearly limitless options for charitable giving. Beyond grantmaking, they can align their investment portfolios with their philanthropic missions so that both pools of assets are working to effect positive change in the world. In other words, they can engage in impact investing, a widely popular investment strategy that aims to generate a positive social or environmental impact in addition to providing a financial return. 

Read the full article featured in Worth authored by Foundation Source’s Chief Legal Officer Jeffrey Haskell, and if you missed it check out Part one.