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GoodCompany Ventures Helps Socially Conscious Startups Succeed. Garrett Melby, before founding GoodCompany Ventures in 2009, spent the better part of two decades working as an investor and an attorney.

GoodCompany Ventures Helps Socially Conscious Startups Succeed

By the end of the naughts, he’d made his mark—and money—first at Wall Street firm Skadden Arps and then as a venture capitalist at Safeguard Scientifics. StartingBloc. MLB Community: Baseball Tomorrow Fund: Overview. Overview Introduction The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities.

MLB Community: Baseball Tomorrow Fund: Overview

Organizations operating in the U.S. and international locations are eligible to apply. To date, an average of 400 requests are received annually; approximately 10 percent are awarded grants. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. Grants are intended to provide funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, not for normal operating expenses or as a substitute for existing funding or fundraising activities. More information regarding the evaluation criteria and use of grant funds can be found in the Grant Application section. Grant Review Process. Pathways to Progress. The future competitiveness of urban centers around the world hinges on the positive economic outcomes of young people.

Pathways to Progress

While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to helping today's youth place themselves on a path to economic success, the Citi Foundation is focused on providing youth with the career readiness tools and opportunities needed to thrive in the 21st century economy. We call this approach Pathways to Progress. Pathways to Progress comprises programs across the globe that are helping youth build an entrepreneurial mindset, acquire leadership, financial and workplace skills, and begin to engage in the formal economy through a first job.

Through these economic onramps, youth are actively steering their futures towards financial success. MLB Community: Baseball Tomorrow Fund: Overview. The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding has been one of the best things ever to happen to artists and entrepreneurs.

The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding

Every year since 2010 artists have received more funds from crowdfunding than they have from the National Endowment of Arts. Start A Snowball - Helping Kids Do Good. The Mission of the Second Chance Foundation is to raise funds to provide financial assistance and resources to vital community-based organizations that serve “at-risk” children, young adults, and families to help them lead m. The Biggest Spring Events and Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2015. The longer days and warmer temperatures mean many things, including the arrival of outdoor events, fantastic festivals all around the city and the first day of spring on Friday, March 20.

The Biggest Spring Events and Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2015

Many of the festivals on tap for the spring have been around for so long that they’ve turned into tried-and-true spring traditions — the Italian Market Festival, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair and Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show — while many have gained popularity in fairly recent years — Philadelphia Science Festival, Roots Picnic and Philly Beer Week. Check out more fun happenings below in our guide to the spring festival season. March Philly Wine Week. Epic Cleaning Products. 8dec7ec0-2095-4b0a-9963-ff8d84039747.pdf. YOUTHadelphia to Fund $50,000 in Peer-Driven Areas of Need. The Philadelphia Foundation‘s YOUTHadelphia committee, comprised of 22 diverse, high school-aged philanthropists, is hosting an open house for its spring grantmaking on Thursday, February 26.

YOUTHadelphia to Fund $50,000 in Peer-Driven Areas of Need

Organizations that serve Philadelphia youth in YOUTHadelphia’s current priority areas — college prep, LGBT support, young women’s empowerment, and sexual health — are encouraged to participate. Road Scholarship Program. Ahead of Deadline, Bread & Roses Community Fund Hosts Info Session for 2 Major Funds. Gathr - Your film. Your friends. Your theater. Community Greening Made Easier with Microgrants From Keep Philadelphia Beautiful. Between Germantown Avenue and American Street.

Community Greening Made Easier with Microgrants From Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Local Giving Circle to Award $15,000 to an Aspiring Social Innovator. The Philadelphia-based giving circle Women for Social Innovation, a donor advised fund of WOMEN’S WAY, is seeking applicants for the Turning Point Prize, seed money awarded to an individual who seeks to address a problem affecting women, girls and families in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Local Giving Circle to Award $15,000 to an Aspiring Social Innovator

The submission deadline is January 16, 2015. The annual prize of $15,000, which can be sought by a man or a woman, is intended for “people who have creative ideas outside the traditional boxes — someone who is passionate about a new idea but needs funding to get started,” said Andrea Anania, the chair of the organization. VolunteerSignup - Online volunteer signup sheets. 2014 POOPOOPAPER Wholesale Order Sheet All Items. About AFAR Media » AFAR Foundation. Founded in 2008 as the philanthropic affiliate of AFAR Media, the AFAR Foundation provides experiential travel to youth through its flagship program, Learning AFAR.

About AFAR Media » AFAR Foundation

Born from the idea that travel is the best form of education, Learning AFAR grants international travel scholarships to students who would not otherwise be able to explore our world. Learning AFAR provides a global education by emphasizing leadership, service and cross-cultural exchange before, during and after an international expedition. Through the AFAR Media team, all participants are introduced to the world of travel writing as a means to not only tell their travel story but to also learn the components of self-advocacy in the telling of their own story. Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes. Red Velvet Cupcakes with a secret ingredient – BEETS!

Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes

They are moist, decadent and a bit healthier, too! It’s Mystery Dish time again! Book Fairs - Contact Us. Small Business Grant Contest. Playing, Learning, and Making things light up in City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.

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Ordering as an Organization. Catalog Fundraising Agreement - 2014-2015. CrowdFundamentals on GlobalGiving - Introduction. First things first: what exactly is crowdfunding? Did you get here by Googling the word "fundraising"? Maybe you're reading this because you're working hard to change something in your community, but you're looking for people who can support your work. Perhaps you've heard of crowdfunding, but you don't know where to get started. This is a guide designed to teach you the fundamentals of creating an earth-changing crowdfunding campaign. Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via online platforms. 200 Volunteer Abroad & Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants.

Posted November 21, 2013 by Sarah Vandenberg 0 Comments We probably don’t have to tell you the costs of volunteering and studying abroad add up quickly. Between plane tickets, travel insurance, and program fees, planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip becomes less fun and quite overwhelming. That's why we've put together the most comprehensive resource for volunteer abroad and study abroad scholarships and grants. Read below for 200 great scholarship and grant opportunities to make your dream of volunteering or studying abroad come true. As you know by now, volunteering and studying abroad is expensive. Not only can you greatly offset your trip costs by combining these two options, but by highlighting your crowdfunding efforts in your scholarship application you’ll demonstrate to the scholarship committee that you’re committed to the cause—whether it’s to volunteer in an underserved community, or to further your studies in another country.

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