Tag Archive: Shifting Foundation Capital

Supporting Racial Equity in Baltimore

Baltimore Community Foundation operates from the knowledge that profound disparities in opportunity exist between people of color and their white counterparts, and is committed to reducing racial disparities and fostering more equity and inclusion through its grantmaking, impact investing, and advocacy. The support of the Foundation Circle cohort, along with the engaged leadership of a…

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Responding to Gentrification and Local Job Retention

March’s connections through the Common Future network enabled her to host workshops on succession planning for businesses in the area with Common Future Fellow Tomás Durán, and to connect with people in her region developing new models of economic change like Fellow Matt Stinchcomb of the Good Work Institute. Cohort learning with other place-based foundations…

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Bridging the Divide

In 2018, fund managers deployed $502 billion dollars towards socially impactful causes in impact investing funds. That same year, individuals and institutions donated $427.71 billion to U.S. charitable organizations. Together, we collectively diverted $1 trillion dollars to support impactful organizations or other beneficiaries. And yet, the wealth gap between the ultra rich and everyone else in the United States continues to…

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