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CGI U 2017 Announced! Apply Now!

The next CGI U 2017 meeting was just announced and will be taking place at Northeastern University next fall from October 13-15. Hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the 10th annual CGI U meeting will gather more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action that address some of the world’s most […]

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Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC Deadline Approaching!

Don’t forget to apply for Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC, a contest from The New School’s Center for NYC Affairs. Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC recognizes outstanding work that individuals are doing within and outside of the classroom environment. This opportunity is geared to those willing to offer fresh analysis, approaches, and strategies to some of the […]

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An Innovation Challenge for Native Changemakers

Catapult Design and the Native American Business Incubator Network (NABIN) are teaming up to host a design competition open to Native American individuals, teams, or organizations with a sustainable model for creating change in Southwestern tribal communities. They are seeking exceptional leaders who are in the idea phase, startup phase, or mid-growth phase of a venture […]

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Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC

Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC offers all students at The New School the unique opportunity to share their well-developed, pre-existing projects with a broader audience through an ideas competition. This contest is geared to those offering fresh analysis and approaches to some of the toughest issues facing the city, such as improving schools, homelessness, and reducing […]

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NYC BigApps is Back! Don’t miss the 2017 Launch event on 1/12!

NYC BigApps 2017 is open and will officially launch on Thursday, January 12, with a public event at Grand Central Tech. The event will feature speakers from the City, partners, and workshop time to begin ideating on solutions. Register here to attend the launch event. They encourage designers, developers, entrepreneurs, students, and New Yorkers at […]

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The New School Receives $420k from the Kauffman Foundation to Support Impact Entrepreneurs

The Kauffman Foundation recently announced that it has awarded a $420,000 grant through its Inclusion Challenge to support the new Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative at The New School. The Kauffman Inclusion Challenge was designed to support institutions that are developing the capacity of women and people of color so that they succeed as entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs who […]

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New Competition from MetLife Foundation: Inclusion Plus India!

Inclusion Plus is an innovation competition from MetLife Foundation seeking solutions that accelerate financial inclusion in India. Participants will receive direct feedback from PNB MetLife judges and will work one-on-one with mentors. Entries advancing in the competition will have the opportunity to gain media exposure and compete for a grant pool totaling $150,000 USD. APPLY Do […]

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Unreasonable Institute & Rockefeller Launch Future Cities Accelerator

The Future Cities Accelerator exists to solve the challenges faced by poor or vulnerable populations living in U.S. cities. In order to do this, Unreasonable Institute is partnering with the Rockefeller Foundation to offer 10 grants of $100,000 to people most capable of solving these challenges and provide them what they need to get the job done at […]

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Centre for Social Innovations Accepting Applications for Women’s Lab

The Centre for Social Innovation is launching a new program called the Women’s Lab to support female social entrepreneurs. They are looking for a select group of women to be part of the “Founding 40” who would take up residence in their coworking space at 26th Street and 11th Ave. From June 15th – July 15th, […]

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Apply Now for the Clinton Global Initiative University Innovation Fund!

Announcing the CGI U Innovation Fund The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) has officially launched the CGI U Innovation Fund! This new CGI U funding competition aims to source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide by providing critical, early-stage seed funding. Selected scholars will receive funding to advance […]

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