Our animating principle is that all lives have equal value. – Bill & Melinda Gates
I am committed to the belief that we would all be in a much better place if half the human race (women) were empowered to prosper… – Sarah Blakely
These two statements from signers of the Giving Pledge make one thing clear: for many families, philanthropic giving is an explicit way to align wealth with deeply held values.
At the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, we see more families concerned not only with how their giving can achieve greater impact, but also with how their financial investments align with their values and social impact goals.
Many families face tension between their values and how they invest their money, and more and more families are looking to resolve that tension. The good news is that there are many high-profile examples that families can learn from.
Read the full article about impact investing by Kat Rosqueta at the FFI Practitioner.
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Looking for a way to get involved?
Learning with others and benchmarking are key steps towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact for Family Philanthropy, take a look at these events, galas, conferences and volunteering opportunities to connect with individuals like you.
Are you ready to give?
In addition to learning and connecting with others, taking action is a key step towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact for Family Philanthropy take a look at these Giving Funds, Charitable Organizations or Projects.