While the 5% grantmaking payout certainly furthers your foundation’s philanthropic goals, what are you doing with the other 95%? Increasingly, private foundations are exploring the benefits of impact investing, aligning their investment portfolio with their missions to improve their impact. In this podcast, Kristin Hull shares her passion for impact investing, which inspired her to allocate 100% of her family foundation’s assets to mission-related investments. A signatory of the Divest Invest Philanthropy Pledge, Kristin also offers advice on how next-generation trustees can introduce impact investing to their family foundations.
About Kristin Hull:
Kristin Hull is an educator, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and advocate for impact investing particularly among family foundations. Kristin began her career as a bilingual educator. Interested in innovative solutions for social change, she entered the field of impact investing while serving as a board member for various non-profit organizations. After the sale of her family’s business, she helped align the entirety of her family foundation’s investments with its mission and then started the Nia Community Fund, a private foundation concentrating on social equity and environmental sustainability in Oakland, California.