New Impact Fund Launched to Fuel Impact Investing in Africa
The Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation announced the launch of the Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF). The IEIF will be managed by the GIIN in close collaboration with the Tony Elumelu Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation. A Request for Proposals (RFP) has been issued. Read More >
J.P. Morgan and the GIIN release new impact investing research
Perspectives on Progress, the latest report by J.P. Morgan and the GIIN, reveals the experiences, expectations, and perceptions of 99 impact investors in 2012, as well as their plans for 2013. The report indicates a growing market, with respondents planning to commit USD 9 billion to impact investing in 2013, up from a total commitment of USD 8 billion in 2012.
GIIN Launches Network Membership
The new membership program is for organizations interested in deepening their engagement with the impact investing industry.
GIIN Receives GBP 10.5 Million Commitment from DFID
The funding is part of DFID's new Impact Programme, and will support the GIIN's role in developing and growing the impact investing market in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.