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 Day of Giving and the Commonwealth
By John Bloom December 2, 2014—a Day of Giving. I cannot tell you how many e-mail requests I received yesterday. Each made the case for why I should make a charitable gift for their cause or mission, and to do so at the simple click of a “donate now” button. Giving could not be made easier. And so it should be, except that I felt suddenly on demand. As one who researches...
Dec 4, 2014 2:05 PM ET
Community Foundations Deploying All Resources to Build Community Wealth
The following preface was written by RSF President & CEO Don Shaffer for the Democracy Collaborative’s recent report, ...
Dec 4, 2014 10:05 AM ET
Refugee and Immigrant Fund: Growing New Roots in a Safer Land
On two of the world’s largest rooftops the Refugee and Immigrant Fund, in collaboration with Brooklyn Grange, runs the Urban Farm Recovery Project. Their Urban Agriculture Training program for refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants to New York City teaches job readiness skills...
Nov 19, 2014 9:30 AM ET
Who Are the Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars? We’re Still Looking to Meet Them
Our campaign to add 25 social enterprise stars to our loan portfolio over the next year is introducing RSF to hundreds of social enterprises striving for outsized impact—about 1,600 enterprises and referrers had checked out our campaign page by the end of October. Why is this...
Nov 18, 2014 9:10 AM ET
RSF Selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2014
RSF has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2014, a free, online resource for impact investors and their advisors. The IA 50, now in its fourth year, is the first publically available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund managers. This is the fourth...
Nov 12, 2014 2:20 PM ET