Social Innovation News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

The LISC Rural Promise

LISC is launching the LISC Rural Promise, a commitment to elevate the organization's impact in rural America. The Rural Promise will build on 25 years of LISC's investment in and partnership-building...more

Three-Year Initiative Gives Publishers Support to Adopt and Digital Platforms
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently announced a call of applications for their new initiative to help news organizations find sustainable publishing solutions. Nonprofit newsrooms...more

Leila Janah, Entrepreneur Who Worked to End Global Poverty, Dies at 37

Leila Janah, a social entrepreneur who was founder and CEO of artificial intelligence data company Samasource, has died at 37. Janah passed away due to complications from epithelioid sarcoma, a...more

When You Practice Corporate Social Responsibility, Everyone Benefits

Rixys Alfonso, a spokeswoman giving a greater voice to the Hispanic community, writes how this is the right time to integrate a corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy in any business climate....more

Moving Beyond Theories of Change: A Framework for Strategic Implementation

A new Arabella Advisors report titled "Moving Beyond Theories of Change: A Framework for Strategic Implementation," builds upon the work of Senior Managing Director Gwen Walden and her 25 years of...more

Reimagining Black Wealth: Asking 400 Year Old Questions

Living Cities staff JaNay Queen Nazaire, Chief Strategy Officer, and Demetric Duckett, Managing Director, write how Living Cities is "not only doubling-down on the use of capital as a driving...more

Remaking the Economy: NPQ comes to the Black Belt and the Delta!

A webinar interview of Dr. Shirley Sherrod, a cofounder of New Communities near Albany, Georgia, home to the nation's first community land trust, discusses the history of New Communities and the...more

Lessons from Facebook’s $1B Housing Crisis Investment
Foundation: Nike

Facebook is one of the most recent examples of big tech making investment to ease California's housing crisis, which has led to a homelessness epidemic in recent years. Facebook has pledged $1...more

How to Finance Social Innovation? 5 Insights from Impact! Africa

Ashoka and the British Council hosted the Impact! Africa Summit, which convened at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies around the topic "Collaborative Finance for Social Innovation." The two-day...more

Coat Design Saves Lives and Launches New Careers for Homeless People

Empowerment Plan is a nonprofit aimed at helping countless homeless people find jobs. To combat the country's homeless crisis, the Plan hires homeless people and teaches them how to make coats for...more




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Social Enterprise Launches Second Store to Give Youth Career Chance at Retail


Social Enterprise Launches Second Store to Give Youth Career Chance at Retail

Turly Humphreys, founder of Circle Sports, has just launched her second store in Dalston. Circle Sports is a social enterprise that has currently placed more than 60 young people in permanent employment.


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