Partners and Resources

Partners and Resources

Partnering Organizations

Angel Capital Association

CDFI Coalition

Investor’s Circle

National Association of Seed & Venture Funds (NASVF)

Small Business Investor Alliance

Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities

Chamber of Commerce Foundation Talent Pipeline Management

Outside Articles/ Publications

High-Growth/ High-Impact Firms

Kauffman Foundation – High-Growth Firms and the Future of the American Economy

Kauffman Foundation – https://www.kauffman.org/what-we-do/entrepreneurship

Case Foundation – https://casefoundation.org/program/inclusive-entrepreneurship/

U.S. Small Business Administration – Accelerating Job Creation in America: The Promise of High-Impact Companies

Impact Investing/ Social Finance

Ford Foundation – https://www.fordfoundation.org/the-latest/news/ford-foundation-commits-1-billion-from-endowment-to-mission-related-investments/

Ford Foundation – https://www.fordfoundation.org/the-latest/news/pay-for-success-a-simple-but-profound-approach-to-impact/

McKinsey & Company – https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/private-equity-and-principal-investors/our-insights/the-changing-landscape-of-social-impact-investing

Rockefeller Foundation – A New Tool for Scaling Impact: How Social Impact Bonds Can Mobilize Private Capital to Advance Social Good

Bridges Ventures Impact Foundationhttps://www.bridgesfundmanagement.com/us/bridges-impact-foundation/

IFC Impact Principleshttps://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/topics_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/development+impact/principles

Impact Management Project – The Impact Management Project (IMP) is a forum for building global consensus on how to measure, manage and report impact. Since 2016, the IMP has brought together a Practitioner Community of over 2,000 organizations to establish norms and share best practices. The IMP also facilitates the IMP Structured Network, an unprecedented collaboration of standard-setting organizations who are coordinating efforts to provide complete guidelines for impact measurement and management. https://impactmanagementproject.com/

The GIIN – IRIS https://iris.thegiin.org/

Social Financehttps://socialfinance.org/

Venture Capital/ Community Development Venture Capital

National Venture Capital Association – VC Industry Overview

Congressional Research Service – SBA New Markets Venture Capital Program

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