Many funders are aligning the investment of their endowments with their mission and in so doing having a deeper impact then they might otherwise.
The following resources will be helpful for funders wishing to learn more about embarking on a strategy of impact investing:
Community Foundations of Canada– Impact Investing for Board Members
Philanthropic Foundations of Canada – The Impact Investing Guidebook for Foundations, Mission Investing for Foundations: The Legal Considerations – A Report of Community Foundations of Canada and Philanthropic Foundations Canada by W. Laird Hunter, Q.C., Susan Manwaring and Margaret Mason
Greenchip Financial – Adopting Impact Investing Strategies: Lessons Learned from Pioneering Leaders