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5 Percent of U.S. Foundations Invest for Impact
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Family Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

A study of 65 of the country's largest philanthropic foundations has found that just 5% invest their assets in something called impact investing, the Wall Street Journal reports. That's worth an...more

Nonprofits receive education grants
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

The Russell Family Foundation recently announced the recipients of $700,000 in grants from its Environmental Education Fund. The grants to...more

The Brief: Small business financing lessons, Draper Richards Kaplan in Europe, PayPal's bets on ...
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

... Foundation launches $80 million fund for early-stage social entrepreneurs. ... “We structure our capital to follow the need of the entrepreneur and...more

The Week in impact investing: Scenarios
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Family Foundation

... of tech innovation and impact investing. (Stripe this week acquired Nigerian payments company Paystack, a portfolio company of impact...more

The Russell Family Foundation Names Kathleen Simpson CEO
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

The Foundation's impact investing portfolio also has grown from 84% to 90% impact alignment, gaining traction toward the Foundation's 100%...more

The Russell Family Foundation Grants $520000 for a Healthier Puget Sound
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russell Family Foundation (TRFF) today announced nine grants totaling $520,000 to local community...more

The Russell Family Foundation Distributes $175000 in Flexible Funding to Six Puget Sound ...
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

Grants range from supporting Degrees of Change to increase access to and persistence in college to helping Hilltop Artists sustain its glassblowing...more

The Russell Family Foundation Announces $1 Million for COVID-19 Emergency Response in ...
Foundation: Ocean Foundation, Russell Family Foundation

These announcements were accompanied by an additional COVID-19 grant that supports increased rapid testing capabilities as well as a new...more

Richard Woo Appointed to Tiedemann Advisors' Impact Advisory Council
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation

Prior to that, Mr. Woo spent 12 years at Levi Strauss & Co., where he focused on community relations, corporate social responsibility and...more

Impact storytelling at the European Venture Philanthropy Association
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Family Foundation

ImpactAlpha, November 7 – Representatives from philanthropy, government, venture capital, asset management and yes, startups huddled...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.

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