On a Mission: Investing for US Health Impact in 2014
Mission investing has been gaining attention in philanthropic circles as a way to leverage capital and develop partnerships with mission-focused enterprises — both for-profit and nonprofit. This survey of US-based investors examines mission investing in domestic health. The survey was not comprehensive of all mission investors, but it was intended to encourage participation in ongoing data-gathering efforts. Participating organizations included foundations and other social investors that have a domestic health impact focus.
On a Mission: Investing for US Health Impact in 2014 provides an overview of mission investing in domestic health in 2014: participating organizations, areas of investment, dollars invested, profit status of investees, and most commonly used investment vehicles. The report, produced by Mission Investors Exchange and the California Healthcare Foundation, describes specific investments made in 2014 and offers examples of innovative investment strategies.