Reimagine Money Blog

Reimagine Money Blog

Insights and updates from RSF Social Finance

In this blog, follow the work of our borrowers and grantees, learn more about our community of investors and donors, and hear from RSF staff and partners on our journey to transform the way the world works with money.

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The First Immersion: BALLE-RSF Community Foundation Circle
Consider the following: What questions keep you up at night? What do you dream is possible in the world? What part do you want to play, and what special gifts do you bring? These questions were just a few of the prompts for the 8-minute personal storytelling presentations given by each participant in the ...
Jan 9, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Clients in Conversation: A Three-Decade Relationship
As part of our 30th anniversary celebration in 2014, we interviewed with two clients who have had a long-term relationship with RSF. George Riley and Annalee Dickson Riley invested in our Social Enterprise Lending Program in the early years. George has worked for more than two decades as Development Director for both smaller and larger nonprofit...
Jan 7, 2015 8:05 AM ET
A Celebration of Giving – Part III
by Kelley Buhles As RSF Social Finance celebrates its 30th anniversary, we feel deep gratitude for all the supportive relationships that have nurtured, inspired, and challenged RSF to bring associative economic principles into daily practice and expand and deepen how it goes about transforming the way the world works with money. Over the past few months...
Jan 6, 2015 8:40 AM ET
Spreading the Word About the Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars
Word continues to spread about our campaign to add 25 social enterprise stars to our loan portfolio over the next year—over 1700 enterprises and referrers had checked out our campaign page by the end of November. Now it’s time to give thanks. Thanks to 3BL Media, B Lab, Justmeans,...
Dec 15, 2014 1:55 PM ET
RSF Launches Arts Shared Gifting Circle in Los Angeles
In the past four years RSF has been experimenting with a new model of giving called Shared Gifting. Shared Gifting aims to transform the power dynamics in philanthropy by giving the decision making authority for grant funds to the non-profits who will receive them. Previously RSF has facilitated this process with organizations focused on sustainable food and...
Dec 10, 2014 2:05 PM ET