Support a Current Initiative



Croatan Institute works regularly with highly engaged funding partners on path-breaking initiatives addressing critical problems across the landscape of finance, sustainability, and economic development. 

The following active projects provide a wide range of opportunities for sponsors, funders, and donors to engage more deeply in the collaborative work of the Institute:

 

Revised ppt cover imageClean Portfolio Project (CPP)

CPP is developing an educational portfolio by identifying investable strategies across a variety of asset classes in themes ranging from renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure, to organic agriculture and clean technology. To learn more about the CPP, and how it is continuing and expanding the work done in the DivestInvest Clean Fifteen, including current sponsorship opportunities, click here. Contact Christi Electris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS)Farmers market blueberries

The OARS Project is working to identify business and economic development opportunities in regional value chains and to mobilize capital to help build community health and wealth. To learn more about OARS, including sponsorship opportunities, please click here. Contact Kristin Lang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

 

Activating Your Investments for Impact2impact

The institute is developing an introduction to social and environmental impact investing for individual investors. The in-person and online curriculum is currently under development. To learn more about sponsoring this initiative, click here. For more information or to support our pilot course in Durham, NC, please contact Kristin Lang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Enlargement of the Impact of Equity Engagement (IE2) Initiative Fotolia 6478809 Subscription Monthly M

Croatan Institute has been coordinating a multi-stakeholder initiative to develop a robust framework for understanding the impact of corporate engagement activities by public equity investors in an effort to integrate public equity investing more deeply into the impact investing field. To learn more about the expansion of the Impact of Equity Engagement (IE2) Initiative to encompass additional asset classes, please contact Christi Electris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

 

How to support these initiatives 

    • Donate: If you would like to donate to any of the following initiatives, please include a note in the comments field with your donation about the program you would like it to support.
    • Sign up: Join our email newsletter to keep on top of the latest developments on each of these projects. 
    • Sponsor: For more information about the available opportunities or with questions about which opportunity is best for you, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special projects like these often emerge from convenings and dialogues with members of the Institute's Founders Circle and other highly engaged funding partners and practitioners in the field. The Institute welcomes inquiries from prospective partners about opportunities to develop new mission-aligned special projects together.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to explore these special opportunities with the Institute.

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