In New Brand of Philanthropy, Nonprofits Invest in For-Profits. IMPACT INVESTING A private school in Hyderabad, India, is financed by a company set up by Gray Ghost Ventures. When the W. K. Kellogg Foundation set aside $100 million in 2007 to invest in companies that could produce both social and financial benefits, it was considered revolutionary. Historically, major foundations had used mainly stocks, bonds, real estate and other traditional asset classes to build their endowments. Now, such investments are increasingly common — and profitable. Edgeryders. Transeuropa Network Events. Institut des Futurs Souhaitables. Accueil.
Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism. Fellowship. Echoing Green’s Fellowship Programs will offer more than $3.8 million in seed-stage funding and support this year to emerging leaders working to bring about positive social change.
From thousands of applicants, only about 1 percent are ultimately awarded a Fellowship. During their first two years, Fellows receive up to $90,000, participate in leadership development gatherings, and will access the powerful network of Echoing Green Fellows, partners, and friends. Social Entrepreneurship Open Database. Entrepreneurship and Globalization. When: Summer 2012Credits: AshokaU Badges & Certificate of CompletionLocation: Online, globalOnline meeting times: Monday, 7:30-8:30pm (US EST / GMT -05:00) Wednesday, 7:30-8:30pm (US EST / GMT -05:00) Note: We understand many students are not able to log into class sessions at these times due to time zone differences.
Consequently, we will be recording all class sessions. These recordings will be accessible to enrolled students and auditors for the duration of the course. We will also set up a set of office hours (Google+ Hangouts) at alternate times. Details on this process to follow.) How to Take a Social Venture to Scale - Paul Bloom. By Paul Bloom | 8:30 AM June 18, 2012 For a social entrepreneur with an innovative solution, the holy grail is scaling it—that is, taking it to a level where the new approach operates efficiently and effectively to achieve significant mitigation of a social problem.
Indeed, many are under real pressure to scale as their supporters, not unlike investors in commercial ventures, clamor for higher social returns on their investments. But for every Habitat for Humanity, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Teach for America that has managed to scale, there are thousands that have stagnated or failed. Hitrecord. Hi everyone, As we discussed in THIS VIDEO, we will be posting replies to the community's Profit Proposal feedback for each episode of HITRECORD ON TV.
The community will then have one week to review our replies and include any additional feedback. After this additional round of feedback has concluded, we will post Final Profits. In some instances feedback was already replied to in the original threads or in separate text records. Thanks! Welcome to Gawad Kalinga. Make Some NOISE ! The Blog. Destination Changemakers.