Research Briefing Charitable Trusts and Foundations' Engagement in the Social Investment Market

by Nikki Jeffery; Richard Jenkins

Oct 1, 2013

Foundations engaged in social investment frequently provide risk capital to charities and social enterprises that are starting or scaling up or that need working capital. Although social investments typically can deliver below market returns and/or involve venture capital style risks, those who make them feel they are justified because of the social return.

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