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Lily in Upstate New York

Using Financial Models Sets up Land Trusts for Success

Financial modeling is an emerging application for land trusts. It could make a great difference in their ability to forecast and plan for various future financial scenarios. At this year’s Land Trust Alliance Rally conference during the “Your Future: Financial Modeling for Long-Term Stability” workshop, the Dutchess Land Conservancy of...
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How to Get an Impact Investor's Attention

Conservation managers and entrepreneurs who are looking to make their projects stand out as investment opportunities should be sure to supply the information that investors want. Impact investing experts interviewed by Network expressed a surprising lack of interest in most impact metrics and measurements aside from carbon sequestration...

Four Areas to Consider as You Dive into Program-Related Investing

More and more foundations are turning to program-related investments (PRIs) to meet their goals. While each foundation does it differently, the successful ones are looking closely at their strategies for staffing, sources of funding, ways to identify investable projects, and options for locating co-investors. Rather than starting from scratch...

Conservation Finance Practitioner Roundtable Launches

A new forum has emerged for discussing key issues in the rapidly growing and evolving conservation finance field: the Practitioner Roundtable. The group met for the first time on Jan. 20 at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City.