Job Opportunities at ThinkImpact for 2013

ThinkImpact Institute Advisor, Rural Africa (Summer Position) The Institute is a curriculum-based summer immersion program lasting 8 weeks, from June to August, and offered on a competitive basis to select scholars from across the United States.  We are currently seeking top graduate students and professionals for the position of advisor. Advisors lead a small group […]

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Caring for the Needs of Strangers Keynote & Urban Colloquium Lecture – Thursday, December 6

The New School’s Social Innovation Initiative would like to share two great events taking place a at the University this week. Giving – Caring for the Needs of Strangers Conference Keynote Event: The Need for Giving Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder and director of Village Health Works in Burundi, will give the keynote address and talk with […]

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Echoing Green Fellowship Application now open!

ECHOING GREEN FELLOWSHIP Could you use up to $90,000 to launch your innovative idea to change the world? Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. Each year since 1991, the Echoing Green Fellowship selects promising social entrepreneurs with bold ideas and provides them with up to $90,000 in seed funding, […]

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Echoing Green & Black Male Achievement Fellowships – Applications open December 4

The Echoing Green Fellowship program has provided more than $2 million in seed funding to a diverse group of the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs. The Open Society Fellowship for Black Male Achievement, powered by Echoing Green, invests in emerging leaders committed to generating new ideas and best practices for the field of black male achievement. […]

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The Feast & NBC Present Rev Up Challenge

Presenting the NBC Rev Up Change Challenge, $25,000 for good. The Feast is partnering with NBC Universal to offer social entrepreneurs a platform to scale their work. Offering a $25,000 cash prize and a speaking opportunity at The Feast Conference 2013, the winner will gain visibility for their project, network with potential investors, and connect […]

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PARSONS STUDENTS USE FASHION TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Nomi Network Partners with Parsons to Design Sustainable Bags and Accessories to Empower Survivors and Women At Risk NEW YORK, November 8, 2012— Nomi Network and Parsons The New School for Design are collaborating on a design competition to educate and engage the next generation of fashion industry leaders on the issue of human trafficking. […]

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Shuttleworth Foundation funding opportunity

Check out this funding opportunity through the Shuttleworth Foundation. SUPPORTING EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE TO CHANGE THE WORLD We provide funding for dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. We identify amazing people, give them a fellowship grant, and multiply the money they put into their projects by a factor of ten or more. […]

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The Future of Social Entrepreneurship – November 29, 2012

“The Future of Social Entrepreneurship” is an exciting opportunity to hear two leading figures in the social entrepreneurship world (see description below)!    To register for Nov 29th (6 – 7:30) event: http:// futureofsocialentrepreneurship.eventbrite.com DESCRIPTION: Social entrepreneurship is reaching a tipping point. Rapid technological advances and globalization, combined with the blurring of boundaries between the […]

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The Dell Social Innovation Challenge – Application deadline is January 28, 2013

The Dell Social Innovation Challenge identifies and supports promising young social innovators who dedicate themselves to solving the world’s most pressing problems with their transformative ideas. They provide university students with teaching and training opportunities, as well as with start-up capital and access to a network of mentors and advisors.  This year they will be […]

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Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) – April 5-7, 2013; early decision applications due November 30, 2012

Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, […]

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