The IIPC-Rockefeller Foundation Fellow for Impact Investing and Policy Innovation in Canada, Douglas Pawson, examines the Community Economic Development Investment Funds (CEDIF) Program and the potential of similar policy interventions in the form of tax credits to grow the impact investing market.
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By Joe Ludlow - Leads Nesta Impact Investments
Posted: 27/02/2014 15:02
The UK Government has announced some very public failures in new models of public services this week, and this begs some questions about failure for all of us investing in social ...
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The Obama administration created a Social Innovation Fund (SIF) in 2009 that launched yearly competitions since 2010 to award grantmaking intermediaries with grant funding.
The 2014 competition, which was officially announced this week, will provide up to $65.8 million to grantmakers. ...
Reposted from The Seattle Times. Click here for original publication.
An innovative approach to funding human services prevention deserves a close look in the state Legislature.
STATE lawmakers interested in solving old problems in a new way should spend a few moments thumbing through Rep. Hans Zeiger’s proposal to create something ...