The Stevens and Nichols families share a commitment to education and the arts, together with an enduring appreciation of the inter-relatedness of local community to the international community and to the global environment. It is to this shared vision that the work of the Foundation is dedicated.
The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925, is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and communities of color in dismantling structural inequity based on race and class.
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation supports grassroots organizations and movements in the United States working to change environmental, social, economic and political conditions to bring about a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
Partners for the Common Good (PCG) is a mission based national CDFI loan fund. We participate with other CDFIs across the nation and have funded loans in 36 states through 45 lending partners across the United States that serve low-income communities. In addition, we own and manage the online platform, CapNexus, that connect community development practitioners across the nation to each other for the purpose of connecting capital to mission oriented projects and organizational efforts. Also, we have lines of business in Policy and Advocacy and Social Impact. Our experience with impact investing is connecting with investors or their representatives primarily through CapNexus to assist in finding projects for their portfolio and in our everyday work,and outreach.
SCF’s mission is to alleviate poverty and achieve environmentally sustainable solutions by investing in organizations that are providing innovative high-impact financing and technical assistance initiatives to communities and individuals suffering from deep poverty.