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Supporting organizations with impact-centered human capital and tools in areas of strategy, operations, impact assessment and valuation.

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Reframing the Measuring Impact Question: It’s a Business Question.

| Impact Investing, Impact Measurement, Social Enterprise | No Comments

How do you know you are doing what you say you do? For social enterprise and impact investments, they are conflicted. They have to provide proof of both financial and…

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Impact Fellows

| Colorado, Fellows, Impact Investing, Industry Building, Internships, Leadership Development, Leadership Training | No Comments

CONTEXT + SKILLS + FIELD EXPERIENCE. The Impact Fellows Program is designed to provide the next generation of impact leaders with value-add skills, professional development, and leadership training in the…

Denver skyline from City Park in the morning during Autumn.

Landscape Mapping Research

| Best Practices, Colorado, Impact Investing, Research | No Comments

LEARN SOMETHING. In October 2014, ImpactCommons launched a landscape mapping project to research, identify and profile existing impact-driven organizations in Colorado. The goals of these efforts are to inform communities, promote and…