Unleashing the Power of Endowments
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker uses the Mission Possible series to eloquently and passionately detail how its Board of Trustees came to commit $1 billion dollars for mission investingin pursuit of equality and social justice. Walker writes about the Foundation’s responsibility and unique opportunity to use its endowment to help influence the very markets that allow it to operate. He also gives a nod to fellow foundations that took first steps in impact investing, providing a model to emulate. He concludes with a compelling call to action for others to join the field.