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May 31, 2017
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What Happens to Giving as Impact Investing Grows?


MARKET-DRIVEN DONOR: Liesel Pritzker Simmons and her husband, Ian Simmons, have increased their impact investments, but not at the expense of their giving: "It's just made those grant dollars more focused."

Not long ago, wealthy people who wanted to put big money to work for good had two choices: make a charitable contribution or set up a foundation through which to make grants. There were some exceptions, but for the most part, it was straightforward.

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