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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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Walking Off Wall Street
by Don Shaffer I have read the Wall Street Journal cover-to-cover nearly every business day for the last 20 years. It’s been a central part of my financial education, and has allowed me to research a myriad of topics that I did not immediately understand. Steadily, I have increased my knowledge of highly specialized financial structures and concepts. I learned, for...
Oct 16, 2015 6:05 AM ET
RSF Social Finance Employee Profile: Tim Green
by Jenn Raley Miller As part of RSF’s Social Impact Assessment (as mentioned in RSF’s 2014 Annual Report), we ask staff to answer a series of questions about how our organizational culture and organizational...
Oct 15, 2015 3:10 PM ET
Reducing Recidivism with Ecological Stewardship
The Garden Project works to transform low-income communities by employing and training ex-offenders and at-risk youth in communities disproportionately affected by crime. RSF Social Finance, which provided The Garden Project with a grant through its Small Planet Fund,...
Oct 13, 2015 7:05 AM ET
From Transactions to Relationships: Thich Nhat Hanh & the Principle of Interbeing
Dear Friends, We see clear signs that more people want their values and money to be aligned. They are beginning to shift what they purchase, where they bank, and how they invest. They yearn to connect directly with the producers of their food, for example, and seek to know that their financial decisions are beneficial, not harmful, for both people and the Earth. Likewise, we see...
Sep 23, 2015 7:05 AM ET
Money and Spirit: An Argument for Rediscovery
by John Bloom Money would not exist without spirit. That is, money first occurred as a concept, which is itself a manifestation of human spiritual capacity. Money was generated out of a perceived need to materialize value through physical things, large and small, and as an evolutionary step to replace those things with a more convenient and portable form of value holder. Conceiving of...
Aug 26, 2015 7:05 AM ET

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