Acumen is launching a new community - Immerse - to equip ambitious philanthropists with the experiences, tools, and strategies needed to disrupt the status quo and create a world based on dignity.

The first opportunity of its kind at Acumen, Immerse is designed for forward-thinking individuals who want to drive transformative, systems-level change. The cohort will learn from Acumen’s 22 years of insights and best practices from across our investment portfolios and Fellows programs.

Acumen is launching a new community - Immerse - to equip ambitious philanthropists with the experiences, tools, and strategies needed to disrupt the status quo and create a world based on dignity.

The first opportunity of its kind at Acumen, Immerse is designed for forward-thinking individuals who want to drive transformative, systems-level change. The cohort will learn from Acumen’s 22 years of insights and best practices from across our investment portfolios and Fellows programs.

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Immerse

A transformative approach to philanthropy

Ready for Bold Change?


Immerse, a new community launched by Acumen, aims to equip ambitious philanthropists with the community, skills, experiences and space for self-reflection needed to disrupt the status quo and create a world based on dignity.

Curious? Read on to learn more about what's included.

Community

Learn with and from a global community of values-aligned philanthropists, front-line social innovators and a world-class group of independent experts.

Community
Skills

Gain the skills to apply the patient capital investing model, employ creative financial instruments, and measure your impact to drive systems change.

Skills
Experiences

Become immersed in what it takes to urgently shift moral and economic systems through a learning journey alongside a global community; consisting of visits to Acumen investing regions, action-orientated global retreats, participatory online workshops and your individual learning track. 

Experiences
Self-reflection

Be given the space and security to practice self-reflection to gain a deeper understanding of how to be a moral leader; leveraging your social, intellectual and financial capital to effect change.

Self-reflection

Join a new community of philanthropic leaders


We invite you to learn from Acumen's 22 years of insights as the pioneer of patient capital, and through the Acumen Academy, school for social change.

Make a commitment today to support Acumen with $500K over three years and follow your funding to closely examine investments and strategic initiatives. You will contribute towards a pool of transformational, patient capital that will drive Acumen's innovation and growth and help impact one billion lives by 2030.

To express your interest in joining Immerse, please contact Hannah Wheatley at hwheatley@acumen.org

Team

Brian-Odeng

Brian Ondeng

Senior Portfolio Associate, East Africa

Bowofade_Elegbede

Bowofade Elegbede

Associate Director, Investing in West Africa

Caitlin-Ferguson

Caitlin Ferguson

Development & Partnerships Manager

Christopher_Wayne

Christopher Wayne

Associate Director, Investing in Agriculture

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Jedidah Ndubi

Senior Investment Officer

Magdalena-Banasiak

Magdalena Banasiak

Head of Partnerships, Governments

Sabrina_Lee_Sanchez

Sabrina Lee Sanchez

Head of Partnerships, Foundations

Partners

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