Mission Driven Investing 101

Learning about impact investing for the first time can feel like swimming in alphabet soup. So many acronyms!

Spend 20-30 minutes with the resources below, and you will feel much more comfortable with the vocabulary of impact investing.

First, read:

Nine Commonly Used Terms in Impact Investing, Demystified

Then, watch:

Program-Related Investments or Mission-Related Investments?

Program-Related Investments

PRIs explained in more detail, by the Ford Foundation

Example of a PRI, by the GHR Foundation

Mission-Related Investments

MRIs explained in more detail, by the Ford Foundation

Example of an MRI, by the Opus Foundation