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Webinar Recording
Impact Investing for Small-Staffed Foundations: Webinar Series

Together with our partners at Mission Investors Exchange and Arabella Advisors, we are pleased to announce the release of Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations. This new impact investing how-to guide is a must for foundations with few or no staff who want to align their investments with their mission. Impact investing (often... Read More

Webinar Recording
Jargon and Gibberish: Understanding the Essentials of Investing

To meet fiduciary responsibilities, it is important that board and committee members understand investment basics and what they mean to the organization. Through this webinar, board, staff, and committee members can review investment terminology, enhance their general knowledge of investments, and learn how investments impact the organizations they serve. Speaker: John Church, CFA, senior portfolio... Read More

Webinar Recording
The Role of Alternative Investments in Foundation Investing

In Exponent Philanthropy’s 2016 Foundation Operations and Management Report, only 10% of respondents report investing in “alternative” strategies. These investments include commodities, real estate, hedge funds, and private equity, and they are increasingly seen as a way to mitigate the volatility of stocks and bonds. Learn what these asset classes represent, why and how to include... Read More

Webinar Recording
Impact Investing: From Concept to Reality

Through stories and examples, learn how Foundations have aligned their investment portfolios with their philanthropic missions. This webinar was created for foundations that are beginning to explore impact investing, or for Foundations looking for ways to advance their impact investing program. Read More

Pivoting Through COVID-19: Portfolio Alignment for Foundations

In 2020, the pandemic upended our daily lives and the philanthropic landscape. But the Claire Friedlander Family Foundation‘s board saw this crisis as an opportunity to transform their giving, investment focus and protocol — proactively aligning the assets of the foundation with its mission. The pandemic and ensuing hardships gave the board the impetus to... Read More