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Last modified: October 10, 2011, 7:56 PM
Gray Matters Capital Foundation is a charitable arm of Gray Ghost Ventures, a social investment company that seeks to invest in visionary people, with an emphasis on microfinance and education. Since 1996, Gray Ghost Ventures has worked to foster strategic innovation by incubating and investing in enterprises and tools to provide market-based solutions to social issues. Through the initiatives of its charitable foundations, The Rockdale Foundation and Gray Matters Capital Foundation and through its investment activities Gray Ghost Ventures has improved capacity of the microfinance industry in the Arab world, supported successful reform efforts in the Atlanta Public Schools, created the first privately-held global microfinance investment portfolio and social venture capital fund, offering both financial and social returns. Gray Ghost Ventures seeks to expand the mission of its charitable foundations and its social investing in the area of expanding the access and quality of primary and secondary education to the poor in developing countries.