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Good Fashion Fund Launched
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

Five Ways to Get Free Legal Help for Your Social Enterprise
Five Ways to Get Free Legal Help for Your Social Enterprise
Steve Moilanen, a social entrepreneur, shares his experiences on getting free legal help for social entrepreneurs. Moilanen stresses that it's not about how to avoid needing legal help but how to...more

Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs
Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs
In a New York Times post, written by Nicholas Kristof, columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, it tackles the city of Seattle's bold approach to narcotics. According to Kristof, Seattle is...more

Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations
Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations
In this excerpt from the Voter Engagement Toolkit for Community Foundations, it tackles ideas and examples for community and public foundations to encourage voter engagement among their grantees and...more

Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back
Foundation: Case Foundation
Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back
Jean Case, philanthropist and investor, shares some findings from over a decade of research led by the Case Foundation. The research, titled Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back, has...more

2020 RSVP Competition
2020 RSVP Competition
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to increase the impact of national service in specific geographic service areas for it FY 2020 RSVP COMPETITION. CNCS has the...more

Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty
Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty
The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) researchers launched a multidimensional poverty index, the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index (bMPI). OPHI decided to spin out...more

Spreading Innovation in Equitable Contracting
Spreading Innovation in Equitable Contracting
The participants of the newest City Accelerator cohort was recently announced at the Governing Summit on Performance and Innovation. City participants include: Boston, Cleveland, El Paso,...more

How To Nurture Urban Innovation
How To Nurture Urban Innovation
Clean Technica sits down with Rinat Guy, the CIO (Chief Innovation Officer) in the Municipality of Tel-Aviv, Yafo, Israel to get a glimpse on her work and views on innovation. Rinat is passionate...more

Capitalism vs. Climate Change: The Strategic Investor's Perspective
Capitalism vs. Climate Change: The Strategic Investor
Erik Kobayashi-Solomon, founder of IOI Capital, speaks to a strategic investor at Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, the venture capital arm of Occidental Petroleum. He writes that the strategic investor...more