by The Aspen Institute
First published December 2014
The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. recognizes the importance of learning from all sectors in tackling any challenge. Specifically, it builds on opportunities in the growing impact investment field. The report draws on the lessons from market-based approaches to identify tools and strategies that can help move the needle on family economic security. In this report, you will find the following:
- Case studies – An opportunity to go under the hood on deals with the Bank of America, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Acelero Learning, and others;
- Point of view essays – Insights and lessons from leaders in the field;
- Deals at a glance – Snapshots of impact investors and what they have learned, including the Kresge Foundation, Living Cities, and the MacArthur Foundation; and
- Survey results and lessons learned – Trends among active and emerging players in the U.S. impact investment field and the lessons that can be applied to economic mobility in the U.S.