D-Prize Offering up to $20,000 to fund ideas to alleviate Poverty

  D-Prize, an organization which funds new  social ventures.  D-Prize  believes the world has already discovered cheap, effective ways to eradicate poverty – but those solutions have yet to be distributed to millions of people. They  are offering up to $20,000 to anyone who can launch an organization that  distributes proven solutions in the developing world. 5-15 social  entrepreneurs each […]

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Public Policy Lab: Speed Dating

100 Conversations The Public Policy Lab thinks that designers and policymakers need to talk more – so they can work together to make better services for the public. How to make that happen? We’re trying speed dating. We’ve invited 10 enterprising public servants to chat (quickly) with 10 astute designers about 10 different topics related to […]

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Growing Social Ventures: October 5th! Free to Students

NEW CHALLENGE PRESENTS: Growing Social Ventures – Perspectives from Social Entrepreneurs Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:45-2:45 pm The New School Wollman Hall, 65 W. 11th Street (fifth floor) RSVP To inspire student changemakers across The New School, the New Challenge has organized a panel featuring social entrepreneurs who are working to address issues of food justice, […]

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FALL 2013 NEW CHALLENGE EVENTS

   New Challenge, The Feast,        Bootcamp.. and MORE! The New Challenge provides student innovators with funding and other supports to take their ideas to the next level.   The following events will be held this fall.  Please RSVP for the events you wish to attend.   Growing Social Ventures – Perspectives from Social Entrepreneurs Saturday, […]

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Go Green Conference: 9/26

NYSERDA & CUNY’s Go Green ConferenceThursday 9/26 at CUNY Graduate Center The GoGreen Conference is a sustainability learning experience for business and government decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions.Green Spaces is proud to be a community partner and announce our very own […]

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FREE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOPS @ NYU

  ANNOUNCING THE NYU REYNOLDS R.E.A.L. WORKSHOP SERIES: REAL, ENTREPRENEURIAL, ACTIONABLE, LEARNING The NYU Reynolds Program is pleased to announce the Fall 2013 R.E.A.L Workshop Series: programming designed to support social entrepreneurs and changemakers with practical skills and knowledge bases critical to success in the field.  The series is open to the public and to students and changemakers […]

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Have Innovative Ideas About How to Improve Healthcare?

SHARE YOUR IDEA FOR SIMPLIFYING HEALTHCARE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $25,000 AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTNER WITH TARGET. “At Target, we are always striving to simplify the lives of our guests, and now, with the Target Simplicity Challenge, we want to apply that same approach to healthcare. We are searching for great ideas that […]

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Makers Institute Class: The Power of Purpose, Your Personal Mission

Taught by The Opportunity Lab! September 18, 2013 Centre For Social Innovation 601 West 26th Street #325 New York, NY 10001 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) Taught by the Opportunity Lab team, Mark Monchek and Rachel Smith, this interactive workshop is adapted from our highly effective leadership development exercise, Your Personal […]

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2013 Social Enterprise Conference: Friday, October 4th!

  2013 Social Enterprise Conference: ENGAGING CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS IN SOCIAL CHANGE Friday, October 4, 2013 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: Lerner Hall, Columbia University Registration and pricing can be found here. What is the best way to compel customers to consider the social footprints of their purchases and leverage the power of the individual for […]

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Sweet Generation Seeking Marketing Intern!

 Sweet Generation, a winner of the 2013 New Challenge, is an online custom bakery that provides an    alternative fundraising platform for Arts Education.     Sweet Generation seeks a Marketing & Campaign Coordinator Intern to join our dynamic start-up. This position is unpaid, with a minimum commitment of 15 hours/week, starting September 9th.    As an intern, […]

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