Welcome to GIST Inititatives

A driving force for sustainable, effective impact endeavours and smart, productive philanthropy.


Introducing the 8th Investing for Global Impact Report

Download our latest report looking at the movement and progress across philanthropy and impact investing around the world. “In our research from last year, impact investing reportedly accounted for an average of 20% of our respondents portfolios. Despite the pandemic, this leapt forward to 36% in 2020 and 41% in 2021.”


What we do

Impact Advisory
We bridge the gap between social & business, ideas & practice, and donors & grantees. We work with organisations to adapt business models and philanthropic approaches to introduce and integrate new perspectives of social impact.

Research
Philanthropy and impact investing mean a lot of different things to different people. As a think tank on this subject, we explore how family offices, foundations and organisations approach impact investing and philanthropy trends.

Initiatives
Supporting projects that have potential for long term sustainable impact. Partnering with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and organisations to scale and grow into sustainable impact businesses.

Preferred Charities
Supporting charitable endeavours that have the potential for long term sustainable impact. Partnering with organisations and acting as a link between start-up projects and useful potential networks enabling projects to scale and grow their impact.

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