Impact investing is using the private foundation’s investments to generate a positive social or environmental impact in addition to providing a financial return.
In addition to grants, program-related investments or PRIs provide another useful tool for private foundations to achieve their philanthropic goals. […]
When a private foundation adds hedge fund investments to its portfolio, a range of issues are presented for consideration and […]
The IRS allows private foundations wide latitude to undertake creative, inventive and effective philanthropy. Learn more.
While the 5% grantmaking payout certainly furthers your foundation’s philanthropic goals, what are you doing with the other 95%? In […]
Provides a first look into the 2014 investing and grantmaking performance of private foundations with less than $50 million in assets.
Special considerations must be taken into account when investing a foundation’s assets in or funding a foundation with privately held stock.
Make your grant dollars go further through loans, loan guarantees and equity investments that are repaid to the foundation.
A basic guide to managing a well-run foundation.
Increased Grantmaking, Strong Investment Returns, and Contributions from Living Donors Create a New Narrative about Private Foundation Behavior