Active Collaboration for Transformational Change – From Fighting Poverty to Ending Malaria, April 23rd at NYU

Join the New York University  Reynolds Program on April 23rd at NYU’s Tishman Auditorium in Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South, New York, NY) from 6:30pm – 8:00pm for an intriguing discussion on how to dramatically increase the impact we can have on the most pressing social issues of our time.  Jeff Walker, a former managing partner of JP Morgan […]

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The DO School Pitch Night, April 29th

This is your chance to meet the next generation of problem solvers from around the world. Join The DO School for an evening where they address global sustainability challenges through the social ventures of 18 change makers from 16 different countries. The DO School Fellows are developing innovative local ventures to respond to the problems within […]

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Join the First Amplify Challenge, Due April 16

IDEO.org has teamed up with DFID, the UK Department for International Development, to launch a new program called Amplify. The program consists of 10 innovation challenges over five years, and the first one—open for submissions until April 16th—focuses on making cities safer and more empowering for women and girls. Here’s how it works: Organizations submit their ideas for making cities […]

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Beyond the Pioneer: Getting Inclusive Industries to Scale, April 28th at Columbia Business School

Beyond the Pioneer: Getting Inclusive Industries to Scale with Ashish Karamchandani, Executive Director, Monitor Inclusive Markets, Monitor Deloitte; Harvey Koh, Director, Monitor Inclusive Markets, Monitor Deloitte; Zia Khan, Vice President of Strategy and Evaluation, Rockefeller Foundation; Amit Bouri, Managing Director, GIIN; Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund; and Gita Johar, Senior Vice Dean and Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business, Columbia Business School. […]

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Cynthia Harris Citizen Design Award: Apply by August 1st!

                        New Funding Opportunity for Professional Designers Do you have a great idea for using design to create change in your community, and a plan for how to execute your vision? You may be eligible to apply for the Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award for $10,000 toward […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Event at NYU, April 3rd

Go Big or Go Home: Nonprofits Moving Beyond Managing Symptoms to Curing Systemic Problems Thursday, April 3, 12:00-1:30 pm NYU’s Rosenthal Pavilion at the Kimmel Center (60 Washington Square South, New York, NY) When is good not good enough? Three socially entrepreneurial non-profit CEO’s, Darell Hammond of KaBOOM!, Billy Shore of Share our Strength, and Amy Celep of Community Wealth Partners […]

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The Knight News Challenge: Due March 18th

        It’s quick to apply. $2.75 milllion in grants for breakthrough ideas that answer: How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?   https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/2014/03/13/the-2014-knight-news-challenge-calling-all-ideas/

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SEEED Summit- April 25-26th at Brown University

  SEEED is a is a national convening of 500+ business leaders, students, entrepreneurs, policy makers, academics, and impact investors who collectively comprise the social enterprise ecosystem. Together we believe these ecosystem members have the power to advance social enterprise as a core economic development strategy and create sustainable solutions to the world’s greatest problems. […]

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Course: Human Centered Design

  IDEO.org is happy to announce the second iteration of Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation, a course that we’ve created in conjunction with Acumen. This seven-week course will get you started using the human-centered design process to create innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions for social change in your community. Last year, we had over 13,000 people sign […]

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Jan 16th: MakeImpactNYC Conference & Battle of the Boros Pitch Contest

Thurs, 1/16 at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus We are partnering with MakeImpactNYC, a unique 5-borough conference taking place on Jan. 16th, 8:30am – 8pm, to celebrate and explore the NYC social impact ecosystem. The event will include a mix of talks and panel discussions, and will conclude with the inaugural “Battle of the Boros,” a pitch competition where social […]

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