Education and research
Where do asset owners, individually or institutionally such as foundation staff, donors, angel investors, and family office staff obtain impact investing education? Where do startups, nonprofits, corporations, students, and professional service providers obtain impact investing education?
Impact Finance Center provides education to raise awareness about impact investing and to create a larger set of impact-investment-savvy investors and social ventures ready to pursue deals.
IFC is creating the Impact Investing Education Institute (IIEI) to offer online, in person, livestreaming, courses and certificates. IIEI will be available to be purchased and white labeled for community foundations, philanthropic supporting organizations, corporate strategics, young professional organization, angel groups, accelerators, and giving circles.
Courses, Workshops, and certificates
IFC offers in person courses through Impact Investing Education Institute. Please send us an email or call us if you want to hire us to teach a course for your group or community members, add yourself to a waiting list for a course, test out a beta version of the online course.
Our current and planned offerings include the following:
Community Foundations and Impact Investing Course
Nonprofits, Social Enterprise, & Impact Investing Course
Startups & Impact Investing Course
Impact Investor Readiness Course
Corporate Strategics & Impact Investing Workshop
Impact Investing Giving Circle Course
Manager Diversity & Impact Investing Course
Due Diligence Course
Legal & Impact Investing Course
Accounting & Impact Investing Course
Custom IFC Impact Fellowships are available upon request for as little $2,500 that include a combination of 1:1 training, in person, and online course work
Quarterly Breakfasts at the Denver Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Impact Breakfasts
Rocky Mountain Who's Who in Impact Investing by Denver Business Journal and Impact Finance Center
Deal Doctor Workshops
Impact Investing Toastmasters
Podcast Interviews: Everyday Heroes: Impact Investing Stories from the Field
Impact Finance Center develops and conducts rigorous and relevant research, employing a blend of traditional and innovative methods to address the impact investment community’s most pressing issues. One of our key goals is to produce research that adds to and improves upon current knowledge on impact investing to provide the critical market awareness and educational opportunities needed to catalyze transformation in this important field.
Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative
C/O Rose Community Foundation
600 South Cherry Street #1200
Denver, CO 80246