Social Innovation News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

The Entrepreneur Leveraging 2 Million Followers To Drive Dramatic Social Change

Steven Bartlett, a 26-year-old CEO and Founder of Social Chain, partnered with some of the world's top brands to lead a variety of social change initiatives. John Greathouse, a serial entrepreneur...more

Good Fashion Fund Launched

Fashion for Good (FFG), a a platform for sustainable fashion innovation, has initiated a new funding platform, which has recently launched to focus on on mobilising budding innovations within the...more

Lessons from 5 Cities Operationalizing Racial Equity

Living Cities shares a learning report that highlights lessons learned from the work of five cities operationalizing racial equity, including Albuquerque, Austin, Grand Rapids, Louisville, and...more

Supporting Black and Brown Entrepreneurs

At Opportunity Hub's HBCU@SXSW, Living Cities chatted with technology leaders about how companies can support black and brown entrepreneurs through skills development and talent placement. In...more

Ecosystem-based Approach - Future of Support for Social Enterprise?

Laura Reed, Head of Social Impact Partnerships at Seventh Street Ventures, and Jay Boolkin, co-founder at Social Change Central, discusses the Social Enterprise Ecosystem. They explain that the...more

Anatomy of an Inclusive, Successful Community Partnership

As part of LISC's stories, Thomas Wyatt, a researcher, urban planner and 2019 Rubinger Fellow from Flint, Michigan, discusses in a Q & A session on what it takes to forge cross-sector partnerships...more

TechSoup Gets $2.5 Million From VMware to help Nonprofits Scale Their Impact

TechSoup has recently received a $2.5 million grant from VMware Foundation to support initiatives to significantly expand its offerings and nearly double the number of nonprofit organizations it...more

Technology Is Helping Employee Volunteering Be More Impactful

Chris Venter, of Biz Community, writes that corporates are now using technology to improve their employee volunteering programmes to the benefit of employees, non-governmental organisations (NGOs)...more

Support for New Approaches to Newsroom Diversity
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Recently, the Knight Foundation made a $1.2 million investment in a new diversity, equity and inclusion transformation program at the Maynard Institute. LaSharah S. Bunting, director of...more

Choosing The Right Philanthropic Advisor

Kris Putnam-Walkerly, a global philanthropy expert, author of Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, and was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers, writes how a philanthropic...more




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