Sponsors and Partners
Annie E. Casey Foundation:
Established in 1948 and based in Baltimore, Maryland, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation dedicated to building better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation provides grants and investment capital to support innovative, cost-effective responses to children and families’ needs.
“Social investing” is part of the Casey Foundation’s broader strategy to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families. In 2002, the Foundation established a formal Social Investments program, and increased the allocation of the endowment dedicated to social investments to $100 million in 2004 and to $125 million in 2010.
Citigroup is a global financial services company that does business in more than 140 countries and has approximately 200 million customer accounts. The New York based Citi Foundation is committed to individual and family economic empowerment, and targets its strategic giving across four priority focus areas: microfinance and microenterprise, small and growing businesses, education, and financial education and asset building.
In 2005, Citi created Citi Microfinance, which leverages Citi's businesses to serve more than 100 MFIs, networks, and investors in more than 40 countries as clients. Citi Microfinance offers a diversified set of financial services to the sector, including direct and structured financing; local currency financing, leasing, foreign exchange and interest rate hedging; cash management solutions; and, product distribution partnerships with MFIs for micro savings, remittances and life insurance products.
Imprint Capital Advisors:
Imprint Capital Advisors catalyzes capital for impact by developing and executing mission-driven investment strategies for leading foundations, family offices, individuals, and their trusted advisors. Imprint advises, designs, and manages client portfolios across issue areas, asset classes, and return profiles.