What is Mission Impact Investing?
Mission Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
Mission Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The River Bend Food Bank, Galesburg Branch is a primary example of Mission Impact Investing coming to life.
A great way to learn more is through this Ted Talk by Kevin Peterson of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, who explains how Mission Impact Investing is helping save the environment, boost local economies and build child care centers – and how you can be part of it.
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Galesburg Community Foundation’s Director of Communications, Karlie Elliott Bowman, announces her departure from the organization.
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Thanks to generous Community Foundation fundholders and community members supporting the Community Foundation’s Impact Fund, through The Turnout, 37 nonprofits will receive full funding for proposals submitted during this grant cycle.