2012 CLASSY award winners announced

A CLASSY Award is one of the most prestigious recognitions within the nonprofit industry. The CLASSYs have become a nationally-recognized honor, awarded to the most outstanding and compelling philanthropic achievers by their peers and supporters. Beyond this recognition, the intrinsic value of the CLASSY Awards lies in the opportunity for charitable organizations to tell their […]

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Soros Justice Fellowship accepting applications

Interested in improving on our criminal justice system through innovative methods? The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to implement innovative projects that advance reform and spur debate on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system. The Fellowships Program is part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations’ Criminal Justice […]

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Register now for the 2012 Columbia Social Enterprise Conference and SAVE

By uniting industry experts, thought leaders and practitioners, the 2012 Social Enterprise Conference will delve deeper into the ways leaders and managers can use strategy as a tool to maximize social change. We will share success stories and challenges across a wide range of sectors and causes. Held on Friday, October 5th from 7:30am (registration) […]

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Core77 Design Awards

Check out some of the incredible projects that came out of the Core77 Design Awards, some truly innovative approaches in design. You will be able to see some great examples of how designers are tackling social problems creatively.

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What does social innovation mean to you?

Social innovation is quickly becoming a buzz word in our culture, yet it has many different meanings to different people. We want to know what you find to be socially innovative, whether it be projects, processes, or products that demonstrate nuance to a social need. Drop the Social Innovation team a line on one of […]

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Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur

Lara Galinsky, senior vice president of Echoing Green, reflects on what it truly means to be a social entrepreneur. Check out the article on The Harvard Business Review, some really great insights for those wishing to be in  the field.

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Volunteer for the Clinton Global Initiative!

Apply now to the exciting opportunity to volunteer at this years Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, held on Sunday, September 23rd. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY AUGUST 10th. The Annual Meeting is a one of a kind event where business, government, and civil-sector leaders work together to plan and launch specific projects – Commitments to Action – to […]

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NEA Design Program- Grant Opportunity

National Endowment for the Arts – http://www.arts.gov/ Design Program Update – SPECIAL EDITON: Design Art Works deadline June 2012 Happy summer! With the upcoming Design Art Works grant deadline of August 9, 2012, we thought it made sense to dedicate the June update to information and tips on preparing a competitive NEA grant application. We […]

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Social Enterprise Alliance Annual Summit

There’s a great opportunity coming up this fall in Chicago. The Social Enterprise Alliance’s Annual Summit in Chicago is taking place October 30, 2011 to November 2, 2011. The 4-day summit features conversations around emerging concepts in social entrepreneurship, workshops on tactical expertise, and plenty of networking opportunities for intermediaries and social entrepreneurs. To find […]

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