Since our inception, Triskeles has distributed millions of dollars to hundreds of nonprofits nationally and internationally.
Our approach encourages our donors to develop their perspectives, engagement, grant-making and investing to match their values and community needs.
What are the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has developed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which provides a key framework for dignity, peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and in the future. These goals address and provide actionable plans for many of the world's most pressing issues. Whether your values align with any or multiple of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we can help reflect your values with both your charitable giving and within the underlying investments in your Donor Advised Fund.

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Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

The food and agriculture sector offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication.

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in.

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.

Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.

Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.

Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.

Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.

To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss

Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.

There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.

Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Responsible Production and Consumption.


Aligning Philanthropic Values with Investments in a Donor Advised Fund


A few of our examples:

The Community Investing Fund

This donor is knowledgeable about investing, supports progressive local, movement building nonprofits and values local, potentially high risk/high reward/high impact investments.  The Community Investing Fund therefore now holds:

·         A private fixed income investment in an early stage organic baking company that centrally includes persons coming out of incarceration as employees

·         A private equity holding in an early stage energy conservation company


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The Good Day Fund

This potential donor has a strong gender equity and environmental conservation giving orientation.  Therefore, the Good Day Fund’s investments will focus on:

·         “best of class” fossil fuel free/gender lens mutual funds across asset classes

·         Specific public equities in water/solar

·         Fixed income community loan fund notes

·         Cash (providing immediate liquidity for grant recommendations)


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