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Growth Philanthropy Network

United States of America

Growth Philanthropy Network (GPN) was founded in March 2004 as a nonprofit committed to the long term goal of building a philanthropic capital marketplace and ecosystem that will provide consistent and reliable funding for the large scale expansion of high impact nonprofit initiatives. They believe the establishment of a growth capital marketplace in which funders make well researched investments to help top performing nonprofits with proven solutions scale their impact will transform the social sector.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services


Harold Alfond Foundation

United States of America

Founded in 1950 the Harold Alfond Foundation furthers the philanthropic legacy of Harold Alfond the founder of Dexter Shoe Company and a longtime supporter of Maine communities in which he and his family worked and resided. Harold Alfond awarded matching challenge grants to organizations to build community partnerships and to inspire and leverage additional giving by others. He ensured that his philanthropy would live on by committing nearly all of his wealth to the Foundation which continues to support charitable causes in the State of Maine.Consistent with Harold Alfond s own giving pattern and philanthropic principles the Foundation favors education healthcare youth development and other selected charitable causes. The Foundation applies Harold Alfond s business approach to funding decisions his belief in teamwork and his love of competition by continuing to award matching challenge grants to projects that meet a demonstrable need are entrepreneurial promote teamwork have measurable performance outcomes are financially viable and have quality management and board leadership.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services