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In this edition: State Task Force to Focus on COVID-19 Racial Disparities, Michigan Launches New Food Assistance Program, Crisis Response: The Power of Partnerships, Legal Support Connected to COVID-19, Michigan Women Forward Launches COVID-19 Entrepreneur Assistance Project, The Skillman Foundation Provides Personal Protection Equipment for Detroit Nonprofit Workers.


Impact investing, such as low-interest and patient capital loans, can get even more capital to individuals and businesses in need to help them bridge this crisis.


In this edition: Message to Our Community of Philanthropy, Michiganders in Need: Michigan 2-1-1 Inundated with COVID-19 Calls, Census 2020: Shifts in Strategy, Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Kalamazoo Launches Virtual Healing Project in Response to COVID-19, ACCESS Provides Free Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing.


In this edition: Remembering Marlowe Stoudamir, Census 2020: COVID-19 Presents New Challenge, The Strain on Small Businesses: How MI Philanthropy is Responding, Canton Community Foundation Supports Seniors Experiencing Isolation, Grand Rapids Community Foundation Partners with Hispanic Center of Western Michigan to Ensure All Community Members Receive Information and Resources


Read news for Michigan philanthropy for the week of March 23, 2020.


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Discover the latest policy updates for Michigan philanthropy.


It could be argued that corporate foundations and corporate giving programs are among the most well poised of all foundations to conduct impact investing given their wealth of resources (e.g., in-house legal) and acumen in both business and philanthropy.


Read important policy news for October 2019.


In this article, we offer a balanced perspective on some of the more common barriers (let’s call them “challenges”) to impact investing.


Read about the why of impact investing.


Read the part 1 of our impact investing series.