- Guide to Impact Investing
April 19, 2017
Faith Mitchell, Grantmakers In Health
Meryl Dann, Grantmakers In Health
This report builds on the 2011 GIH Guide to Impact Investing report with new information about the growth of the impact investment field, case studies of recent innovative investment techniques and projects, and an appendix on terminology, investment portfolio approaches, and strategies for financing impact investments.
Guide to Impact Investing 2017 — 186KB
- Exiting Thoughtfully
October 20, 2015
Elizabeth Docteur, Grantmakers In Health
Foundations that have adopted a limited-life approach have employed a number of principles to guide them in wrapping up their work. Several of these guidelines offer best practices for funders who are exiting from a field or retiring from grantmaking altogether. These lessons may in some cases also be relevant for foundations transitioning from an ongoing support model to a model of one-time/high-impact grants.
- Health Philanthropy: New Players and New Approaches
November 18, 2013
In recent years, a new set of actors has entered health philanthropy, pioneering new approaches to health investment. This report takes a look at how these new actors are contributing to the field, and the opportunities they present for more traditional funders.
Health Philanthropy: New Players and New Approaches
- Guide to Impact Investing (2011)
April 29, 2011
This guide provides a framework to help funders think strategically about the potential of impact investing, part of a growing practice that incorporates environmental, social, and governance criteria into investment decisionmaking.
Guide to Impact Investing May 2011 — 729KB
Guide to Impact Investing-- Executive Summary
- Raising the Value of Philanthropy
March 21, 2001
This report, based on a series of interviews with leaders in health philanthropy, focuses on the characteristics of foundation programs and assessment strategies that appear to be most effective. It considers some of the seminal challenges facing the field and offers insights on operational structures and styles.
January 1999 — 173KB