F.B. Heron Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation discussed in Forbes article on impact investing.
I’ve been privileged to have the unique experience in my professional life of spanning different sectors – much of my career was spent in the private sector, but I’ve also had roles in the public sector, and served in the philanthropy sector as chief executive of the Case Foundation since creating the organization with my husband, Steve, in 1997.
Having had the benefit of a perspective from different sectors, a couple things have become clear: First, too many of the same problems – poverty, disease, the environment, education reform, you name it – that have dogged our communities both here in the US and across the globe haven’t seen much progress, despite a lot of money and talent directed towards solutions. It’s clear we desperately need new ways to solve old problems….