Read all posts tagged Social Innovation
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:13 PM EDT
The SIF is elevating proven community solutions, helping build scale through philanthropic leverage and evaluation of results to fund programs that work.
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 3:02 PM EDT
Community Health Workers in the Washington AIDS Partnerships's innovative Positive Pathways Program are helping their neighbors overcome barries to treatment for HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon July 11, 2012 at 10:46 AM EDT
WorkAdvance, the recipient of a Social Innocation Fund grant, helps people looking for work get the career counseling, interviewing skills, and referrals to full-time jobs with room for advancement.
Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
Buckelew Programs, a nonprofit organization that provides homes, jobs, and hope to people with mental illness, is the recipient of a Social Innovation Grant.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 6:15 PM EDT
White House staff and thought leaders in the impact economy are focusing on the Jumpstart Our Business startups (JOBS) Act, which enables "crowdfunding," an innovative approach to raising capital. Rather than depend on a few wealthy individuals or banks, crowdfunding supports startups by letting companies raise up to $1 million in small increments from many investors.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
The Promotores program links at-risk youth with counselors who help young people navigate issues like poverty, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.
Posted byon May 4, 2012 at 5:02 PM EDT
Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explains a proposed rule that would make it easier for philanthropies to make Program Related Investments.
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM EDT
Naila Bolus, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jumpstart, one of the largest part-time AmeriCorps programs, explains that investing in early education is investing in the future.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM EDT
The City of Salisbury transformed two neglected blocks of South Shaver Street and is an honoree for the Make A Difference Day city awards.