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In Good Company: Building Lasting Foundations with Carl Phinney

We’re on a mission. To build an economy that works. For everyone.  And we know that the way to get there is to back social entrepreneurs making that vision a reality every day in their communities. Entrepreneurs like Carl Phinney.  “There has to be something better. There have to be more opportunities. There has to … Continue reading In Good Company: Building Lasting Foundations with Carl Phinney

Be In Good Company

In each friend group, there’s that one person who steps up as the sun – the one whose energy brings the rest of the crew together, the one whose spidey sense is uncanny in its reach, the one who is confident all major disputes can be settled by a dance-off. The one with whom we … Continue reading Be In Good Company

Revealing our gifts

“I have other gifts.” That’s what I used to say on exam day at Booth, where I went to business school more than a decade ago. I made the choice to get my MBA in the second chapter of my career, because I had gotten a little comfortable. I was in a space where even … Continue reading Revealing our gifts

Employment social enterprise takes center stage at the New York Federal Reserve

In my first job out of college, I moved up fairly quickly – even becoming a VP at around 23. (That perhaps sounds more exciting than it was. In financial services, I recall these titles being passed out like candy, but at the time, it felt important.) As I advanced in my career, I remember … Continue reading Employment social enterprise takes center stage at the New York Federal Reserve

Press Release: REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Entrepreneurs with Expertise and Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers

CONTACT: Lori Warren Director of Marketing & Communications lwarren@redf.org (415) 561-6683 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Entrepreneurs with Expertise and Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers New cohort of 18 employment social enterprise leaders from across the U.S. join the REDF Accelerator to surface sustainable solutions and drive innovation to … Continue reading Press Release: REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Entrepreneurs with Expertise and Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers

REDF Impact Investing Fund April 2022 Newsletter

RIIF Now a Certified CDFI: RIIF is now a certified CDFI! Certification is a formal acknowledgement from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund that RIIF prioritizes financing to underserved communities. RIIF’s CDFI certification will unlock additional flexible capital to help catalyze growth in RIIF portfolio companies and create more jobs for overlooked talent nationwide. Many large … Continue reading REDF Impact Investing Fund April 2022 Newsletter