Resources & Toolkits

GSIC is committed to collect and share all kinds of information, resources, and toolkits for people to better understand the social impact investing ecosystem. Read on to find different information and links.

Social impact resources available for the new entrepreneur:

CASE Smart Impact Capital: Built from the expertise of hundreds of investors and entrepreneurs who have invested and raised millions of dollars, CASE Smart Impact Capital is designed for all impact ventures – any stage, any sector, any geography.  Whether you are a nonprofit or for profit, our toolkit contains practical steps you can take to use your capital-raising time wisely and get back to running your social venture.

Social impact resources available for the new investor:

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is the global champion of impact investing, dedicated to increasing its scale and effectiveness around the world.

The Case Foundation creates programs and invests in people and organizations that harness the best impulses of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and collaboration to drive impact. Their efforts to drive social change are focused on three key pillars: revolutionizing philanthropy, unleashing entrepreneurs, and igniting civic engagement.

USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact (CII) takes a business-minded approach to fast-tracking the development, introduction, and scale-up of health interventions that address the world’s most pressing health challenges. CII invests seed capital in the most promising ideas to cut the time it takes to transform discoveries in the lab to impact on the ground.

Mission Investors Exchange (MIE) is the leading impact investing network for foundations dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change.

Other resources:

Georgia Social Impact Ecosystem Report. GSIC:

Over the course of several months, GSIC engaged Advantage Consulting to survey the ecosystem of social impact entities in Georgia. The report launched in June 2018 with unsurprising results: 44% of Georgia’s investors are looking for deals based in the state, and 78% of Georgia’s social enterprises are actively looking for capital.

Impact investments can take many different shapes and forms. Continue reading below to learn more about investment vehicles you can leverage as an enabler, enterprise, investor or intermediary.

Leveraging CDFIs for Mission. GSIC

The changing landscape of social-impact investing. McKinsey & Company

24 Financial Ventures Changing the World through Social Impact Investing

Impact Investing. Stanford Social Innovation Review

Impact Investing. Council of Foundations


Impact Investment. United Nations Development Programme

Green Investing: The Complete Guide. intuit turbo.