Categorized as: Job Creation, Latin America, Our Partners, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling on October 13, 2018.
Impact Investing. Image Source: The Daily Journalist Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation partnered with Beneficial Returns by investing a portion of our endowment with their impact investing loan fund in 2017. This move aligns our investment activities with our...Read more
Categorized as: Grantee, Grantmaking strategy, Job Creation, Latin America, Our Partners, Social-impact investments, Stories & Tagged as: Annual report, Impact on July 15, 2015.
At the Skees Family Foundation, we find great value in driving economic development by empowering entrepreneurs. Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) represents one of our grantees excelling at this strategy. Since its creation in 1984, WCCN has used impact...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Grantees, Health, Latin America, Pacific Islands, Poverty Alleviation, Storytelling
Description: Freedom from Hunger worked through microfinance to bring education and healthcare services to the ultra poor, helping to empower women and families in nearly 30 developing countries. Their goal was to promote economic and social development through...Read more