Topics Under Tag: "Arkansas"

Place-based impact investing

Place-based Impact Investment is Filling Funding Gaps in Rural Arkansas

Deb Markley | July 23, 2018

Place-based impact investing is a growing focus of many foundations seeking greater impact in their communities. As more and more foundations explore place-based impact investing, it is natural for the discussions to focus on the nuts and bolts of investing: Will we commit dollars from our endowment? Will we build internal capacity, or outsource due […]

Blended Capital Fund Helps Small Scale Farmers in Arkansas

Anne Field | October 6, 2016

The funding world used to be fairly straightforward: there was philanthropy for nonprofits, venture capital for startups and bank loans for existing businesses. But in the age of social enterprise and impact investing, those lines are blurring. As more businesses combine a social mission with a for-profit business model, finance is adapting, giving rise to […]