Sustainably Bold. It’s So UF!

2019 - Untours Foundation

Sustainably Bold. It’s So UF!

  Investment decisions are not taken lightly here at the Untours Foundation. With limited resources and so many organizations in need of funding, it isn’t easy for the UF investment committee to make their choices. Sometimes though, the concept is just so compelling that it becomes a natural match. That’s certainly the case for one

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To Whom Chester Matters

Forgotten by many, abandoned by some, treasured by those who live in it. Artist and entrepreneur Devon Wall lives and believes in Chester and takes us on a “tour” of a special, collaborative effort to bring new life into his city. Art and culture have historically defined the character of the city of Chester. And

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At Untours Foundation, we literally “support” our investees, and we’ve got the photo to prove it!

After a summer heavy rain got Lor Holmes’s flight canceled, she finally made it to sunny Philadelphia. And, lucky me [Olga], I got to host her at my very own home in Chestnut Hill, along with Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough and Board President Heather Van Dusen.  Lor leads venture development and capitalization strategies at

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Meet Olga Hancock, Director of Donor Happiness

Meet Olga, our new Director of Donor Happiness. Olga Corrias Hancock has over a decade of experience in fundraising and alumni engagement in the field of higher education. She worked as the director of Advancement for the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the director of Alumni Relations

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The Little Guy

Some of our investments are with organizations and upstarts you have never heard of. Some are small businesses, and some are tiny. We support the little guy and work to fund entrepreneurs who do not have access to the typical financial institutions. With this, we accept more risk to be activists for an economy that

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Rende Progress Capital: Opportunity for All

Michigan based Rende Progress Capital is the recipient of the foundation’s most recent loan. Rende is a Community Development Financial Institute or CDFI, a mouthful either way! CDFIs include a variety of banking institutions that provide credit and financial services to low-wealth communities. They are a great place to put savings, receive interest on that

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