Impact Investments

What are Impact Investments?

Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and/or environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investments can be made across all asset classes and social impact areas. Three characteristics define every impact investment:

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Using your Donor Advised Fund to make an Impact Investment
The Jewish Community Foundation provides several opportunities to learn about impact investing and to make these investments through your donor advised fund.

Additional Resources

The Global Impact Investing Network provides a wealth of information across asset classes, cause areas, investor types and geographies.

The JLens Investor Network is the only organization that explores investing aligned with Jewish values and serves as the bridge between the Jewish community and the values-based impact investment movement.

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