Rockefeller Foundation Awards Strategic Planning Grant to Calvert Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation, a global leader in philanthropy, has awarded a $515,000 grant to Calvert Foundation. The grant will fund strategic planning efforts that will help determine next steps for Calvert Foundation’s role as a leader in impact investing. Calvert Foundation, a public charity, raises money from the public to finance community groups providing jobs, health care and more in the U.S., and microfinance and other poverty alleviating activities in developing countries. The objective of this type of investing is to provide a social and financial return to investors.