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Mission-related investing – encouraging news from Germany

Michael Alberg-Seberich 9 November 2012

The short story: Mission-related investing (MRI) has a much bigger potential than many foundation practitioners thought in the past. The other good news is that financial and legal experts have shown in a report that more …

CAN experience suggests providing shared office space for non-profits a good MRI strategy for funders

Alliance magazine 30 March 2010

In the difficult times since the financial crisis struck, there has been much talk of non-profits collaborating, even merging – and suggestions that funders should be supporting them in this process. A press release (see …

Make-up of foundation boards crucial to decisions about investment

Caroline Hartnell 26 June 2009

More than 80 per cent of 105 foundations that lost between 30 and 100 per cent of their assets to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme had fewer than five trustees serving on their boards. This was …