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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Starting Bloc -Institutes and Upcoming Deadlines!

What is StartingBloc? StartingBloc hosts transformative 5-day events. Fellows come together to develop skills, build alliances, and gain access to the resources they need to create impact.   STARTING BLOC IS HOSTING 5 INSTITUTES IN 2014! Los Angeles:  March 6-10 Boulder:  May 1-5 Boston:  June 19-23 New York:  August 14-18 TBD Location:  October 16-20 Check out the details on our […]

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CALL TO VOLUNTEERS- Trashion Fashion Show!

The Trashion Fashion Show! What is it? This event blends the arts and environmental education.   Last year, At our Hartford event there were 70 models wearing 70 designs by students and professionals.  The runway was a creative runway with dancers en pointe amongst a recycled cardboard forest.  We also had sustainable displays, gave away […]

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Apply to Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Annual Conference- by Jan 17!

President Clinton will host the seventh meeting of CGI U from March 21-23, 2014 at Arizona State University. The CGI U 2014 application is now available at the links below. The final application deadline is January 17, 2014. To be considered for admission, all applicants are required to make aCommitment to Action. Funding opportunities will be available for students to turn […]

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Vodaphone Americas Foundation Announces Sixth Annual Wireless Innovation Prize

The Vodafone Americas Foundation has announced its sixth annual Wireless Innovation Project, offering applicants the opportunity to win a total prize of $600,000 for mobile solutions that have potential to solve critical global issues. Since its inception in 2009, WIP has provided funding for a range of mobile and wireless technology innovations, awarding more than $2 million […]

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Acumen Invites Applications for Global Fellows Program

ACUMEN IS A NONPROFIT INVESTMENT FUND THAT AGGREGATES CHARITABLE DONATIONS TO INVEST IN COMPANIES, LEADERS, AND IDEAS THAT ARE CHANGING THE WAY THE WORLD TACKLES POVERTY. Established in 2006, the Acumen Global Fellows Program is a twelve-month fellowship for individuals who are dedicated to serving the poor and  have the business/operational expertise and moral imagination needed […]

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Young Fresh Fellows

    IDEO.org is excited to open the application period for our fourth class of global IDEO.org Fellows. We’re looking to bring in social sector innovators with a variety of backgrounds from business, design, and non-profits to help us design a better world. The Global Fellowship Program cultivates the social sector leaders of tomorrow. For 13 months, […]

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New Challenge Deadline Extended!

Are you interested in applying to New Challenge to win up to $10,000 to take your ideas to the next level?  We are extending the Letter of Interest Deadline to December 18th! Once you submit your brief Letter of Interest, you can submit your complete application for the New Challenge, which is due by February 7th! For questions please email newchallenge@newschool.edu. New […]

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How Storytelling Leads to Change…

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