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Good Returns: Shifting the Paradigm on Giving

by | Jan 31, 2019
Salah Boukadoum’s GIVS program allows for a portion of an investor's managed assets to be used as collateral for Good Returns cycles. That way, giving to a social cause can be mutually beneficial and done without any risk.
Ripple Effects: Four North Texas Innovators That ‘Think Locally, Act Globally’
by | Jan 31, 2019
That adage is a fundamental business strategy for these North Texas corporates, nonprofits, educators, and individuals out to make a difference.
Dollars for Good: Hall Commits $1M for Entrepreneurs; Good Returns & ORIX Name Recipients
by | Oct 31, 2018
Plus, grants for Southern Dallas Thrives, a state grant for mental health, and fundraising by A Conversation with a Legend and TWO X TWO for AIDS and Art, as well as other social efforts to boost nonprofits in North Texas.
Collective Impact: ‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’
Roundtable | Our panel talks about what we can do better, right now. In the final installment of the latest Dallas Innovates roundtable series, we look at systemic issues that still need to be addressed, and the areas ripe for innovation. The discussion closes with a look into the future.

Investor Assets Meet Social Impact: Good Returns, Inverdale Raise $10M for Guarantee Program GIVS

by | Oct 17, 2018
The Good Returns GIVS program is an innovative new model for impact investing that caps risk. Capital is used to make interest-free, fully guaranteed loans to impact organizations—while targeting a financial return for the investment.
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ORIX Foundation Makes $250K ‘Cycle’ to Good Returns
by | Sep 6, 2018
The Dallas hybrid social enterprise will use the funds to help organizations scale sustainable programs that align with the ORIX Foundation’s main focus areas.
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Good Returns, Inverdale Create Program to Increase Social Impact Guarantee Capacity
by | May 10, 2018
The Guarantee-Investment-Values Strategies program immediately will expand the guarantee capacity for Good Returns’ Cycle program.
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Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know
by | Jan 22, 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation.
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Is Dallas Ready to Become
a Leader in Social Innovation?

by | May 31, 2017
Dallas Innovates Voices columnist Kyle Lukianuk believes Dallas can be known as a city influencing the global good.
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3 Things We’re Reading: Vision For Dallas as ‘Impact City’ Gets National Attention
by | May 31, 2016
Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting stories about innovation.