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Beyond the 5%: Impact Investing and the Future of Foundations

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Potentially transformative news appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy today in the article by Alex Daniels, “IRS Issues Rules Favorable to Foundations on Program-Related Investments.” “The Internal Revenue Service has issued new regulations designed to encourage private foundations to make investments in areas such as education, health, and the environment that can result in societal benefits and simultaneously generate income.” …

Bill Gates on “Three Magical Things”

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 UPDATE: You can hear Bill in his own words in the video above. Bill Gates shares the three things he loved about working at Microsoft and how these same elements manifest in his work at the foundation Chance for the big breakthrough. Strong personal fit  (and is “fun every day”) Chance to bring together great people and organize things to bring about the …