Blueprint to Scale: Enterprise Philanthropy – Katherine Fulton

SOCAP Global October 12, 2012

In the social capital movement today, there is tremendous excitement about the potential for business models to create social impact, and about the impact investors seeking to deploy capital into these models. However – as described in the recent ‘From Blueprint to Scale’ report published by Monitor in collaboration with Acumen Fund – the reality is that many of these models are a long way from being able to absorb investor capital and begin to scale. What is the role for foundations and aid donors in closing this critical ‘pioneer gap’? What key questions should they consider as they approach this emerging practice of ‘enterprise philanthropy’?

Impact Investing / Social Entrepreneurship
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