Cogent Consulting provided our board with a comprehensive presentation on impact investing and facilitated an in-depth discussion with members and our investment advisor that resulted in a change in our investment policy.- Anna Wasescha, President, West Central Initiative Foundation
In 2017 the Barra Foundation decided they could do more to embrace their mission. Together, we were able to find a different path forward. Learn how the Barra Foundation was able to embrace impact investing and implement a strategy that works for their team!
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation wanted to help stem steep job losses in St. Paul and knew that helping small businesses was the answer. But how can a foundation work with for-profit organizations? Together we found the answer!
Cogent helped us to focus on the necessary and fundamental steps to be ‘investor ready’. With their help, we got buttoned up for high-stakes conversations and organized our ‘asks’. The feedback we get on our pitch and materials is absolutely a credit to Cogent's contributions.- Kate Mortenson, Founder, and CEO, iPondr