January 2022 Resources

Lessons From Launching an Impact Investing Portfolio: One Family Foundation’s Journey

We established the Richard W. Goldman Family Foundation in honor of our late father. The foundation aims to promote equality and reduce barriers to opportunity for marginalized families. It does this by increasing access to education, health and financial resources during early childhood. We enthusiastically explored impact investing in 2016, but didn’t know how to... Read More

More Lean Funders Should Consider General Operating Support

General operating support helps support a nonprofit’s mission, rather than specific programs or projects. Grantees can use funds to strengthen the organization, or further its charitable purpose as they see fit. E.g., salaries and overhead, investing in technology, furthering fundraising efforts, and more. Philanthropists working with few or no staff are uniquely positioned to offer general... Read More