Can the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Eradicate Poverty in Africa?
December 19th, 2019
IDPF shares why we support the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, a network of 304 entrepreneurs from 24 African countries committed to eradicating poverty on the continent through social entrepreneurship.
Education Brings Me Back to Finland: Stephen Opuni Reflects on the 2019 HundrED Summit
December 16th, 2019
A personal reflection blog from our country director, Stephen Caleb Opuni. As a funder selected as one of HundrED’s Education Funders Collection, we participated in the Funders panel discussion, and shared our thoughts in relation to funding Education Innovations alongside other Funders.
The ABCs of PRIs: Program-Related Investments
November 19th, 2019
Irene Pritzker shares the IDP Foundation's philosophy on the use of Program-Related Investments and the way in which they can act as a bridge between grantmaking and investment opportunities.
IDP Foundation Chosen for New HundrED.org Education Funders Collection
November 18th, 2019
The IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF), a private nonprofit foundation dedicated to encouraging and supporting the development of innovative and sustainable solutions to complex global issues, announced it has been named to the HundrED.org global Education Funders Collection.
Unchained Melody: The Role of Private School Chains in Developing Countries
October 2nd, 2019
The Center for Global Development discusses the role of private school chains and also calls on donors to look beyond chains and consider funding the low-fee private school sector, with an IDPF shout out.
Irene Pritzker enables African innovators to raise over $8 million.
September 6th, 2019
Irene Pritzker, President and CEO of the IDP Foundation, through a partnership with the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, has helped African innovators secure more than $8 million from investors to scale their start-up ventures.
How Irene Pritzker is helping to improve the educational infrastructure of Ghana
September 2nd, 2019
Irene Pritzker, President & CEO of the IDP Foundation, Inc., answers questions about the Foundation and her path to working towards social impact.
Social Impact Heroes: How Irene Pritzker is helping to improve the educational infrastructure of Ghana
September 2nd, 2019
As part of my series about individuals and organizations making an important social impact, I had the pleasure of interviewing Irene Pritzker of the IDP Foundation, Inc.
If It Were Easy, Someone Would Have Done It Already
August 6th, 2019
Irene Pritzker’s foray into funding efforts to improve schools in Ghana has been an education in itself.