Impact Investing Guidebook

Enhancing Community and Social Benefit by Investing for Impact

A Guidebook for Canadian Foundations

In this guidebook we set out:

  • Why foundations should impact invest
  • What impact investing is
  • How to impact invest

Our guidebook builds on previous guidebooks we created in 2017 and 2019 with foundation partners Community Foundations of Canada, Environmental Funders Canada, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, Philanthropic Foundations Canada and implementation partner Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), with input from Miller Thomson LLP, as part of the Foundation Investing 2.0 program.

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