July 5, 2017 - Some of Minnesota’s large foundations have been involved in impact investing for years. The McKnight Foundation, for example, invests 20 percent of its endowment on mission-aligned strategies in addition to its ongoing 5 percent commitment to giving.
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August 27, 2016 - Maja Beckstrom, Pioneer Press. McKnight has invested 15 percent of its endowment, or $300 million, into a range of assets that reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable growth.
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June 8, 2016 - On MCF's "Fast Forward" podcast, McKnight's Impact Investing program director Elizabeth McGeveran speaks about the Foundation's approach to leveraging assets to advance our mission and meet programmatic goals.
November 30, 2015 - Kate Wolford and Ted Staryk, Stanford Social Innovation Review. A four-point framework for funders to advance a low-carbon future using their entire endowment.
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June 25, 2014 - At a roundtable meeting today at the White
House, The McKnight Foundation formally announced its commitment to invest an
initial target of $200 million in investment strategies that align closely with
McKnight’s mission while uphold Tags: impact investing