Impact Investing

Student Handbook, 5th Edition

Responsible Endowments Coalition

The Responsible Endownment Coalition's Student Handbook gives university students the knowledge and strategies they need to engage productively with responsible investment issues on campus.

John Taylor

This edition, John Taylor, founding president and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), talks about the history of the Community Reinvestment Act, prospects for its expansion, and a wide range of issues concerning wealth building and preservation efforts in the nation's low-income communities.

Lisa Hagerman

Lisa Hagerman of More for Mission talks about the growing movement within philanthropy to engage in mission-related investing, which involves tapping into the corpus of endowments and making sure that foundation investments align with the mission of their grant-funded work.

Fifth Community Solar Project Funded in Oakland

Crowdsourcing enables cooperative projects in CA and AZ

Copyright Ella Baker
Center 2012

April 20th represented a milestone for Solar Mosaic, Ella Baker Center and Green for All community, marking the fundraising conclusion of an exciting fifth solar panel project on the rooftop of St. Vincent de Paul in Oakland, CA. All of the funds were raised through community crowdsourcing, providing a local, zero-interest investment strategy for community solar projects.