Seeing a lot for sale signs lately around your neighborhood? But the prices are astronomical? The more you look, the more you notice that your neighborhood...read more
In light of everything that has been going on in our country lately, many Americans have started to look into social change and social impact. How...read more
Invest in small businesses and nonprofits! Put all your money into finding a vaccine! Emergency responses are the only option now! Spend everything you have, now,...read more
Home Matters by Susan Hammel, CFA, Founder and CEO Cogent Consulting PBC We need to come together (from a distance) now more than ever as we...read more
This article was originally published by Minnesota Council on Foundations in Giving Forum Magazine’s Spring 2019 Edition Written by Susan Hammel, CFA Call me Pollyanna but...read more
When COVID-19 and the ensuing economic disruption hit, I worried that impact investing would recede as investors sought comfort in old-style investing and social entrepreneurs kept their day jobs. Luckily, my worries were for naught: more investors are interested in doing good and doing well. More philanthropists are looking for innovative ways to address the multiple crises we face: health, economic, racial, civic, climate, and rural. Social entrepreneurs are launching and growing their ideas to address the world's problems. These leaders give me hope!