The Green Festival is coming to Portland this weekend, and with it, a new batch of Community Award nominees. Learn a bit about each organization, and come to the festival to vote Dec 9-11, 2016.
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WindAid Institute helps bring clean wind energy to rural areas of Peru. It also focuses on education and micro-enterprise support.
Planting Justice is a non-profit in Oakland, California that brings nutritious, sustainably grown food to inner city neighborhoods. It teaches people how to grow their own food and provides job training for chronically unemployed people.
Email marketing isn’t just for traditional for-profit businesses, as nonprofits can use the same techniques to bolster their own fundraising efforts. In this video, the Pajama Program, a nonprofit that provides warm pajamas and books to children in need, demonstrates how they raise about $1000 with each email they send out to their list, using […]
Google has just announced a wonderful opportunity for you Indian social entrepreneurs out there, “Google Impact Challenge in India.” Here’s a bit from the Official Google Blog: On the eve of India’s independence day, we’re celebrating the spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship of the world’s largest democracy by spotlighting the best local nonprofits that are […]
Endeavor is a global nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting High-Impact Entrepreneurs.
The Endeavor Effect is looking to create a culture of supported innovation and entrepreneurs which will provide global solutions to pressing social issues and a business eco-system which supports and sustains entrepreneurship. Endeavor.org is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship.
Giving back for the greater good is something that makes everyone feel happy. However, sometimes it can be challenging to connect the right movers and shakers with the right charitable organizations. That’s where Connect for a Cause comes in. They provide a social fundraising platform where social entrepreneurs and do-gooders of every stripe can […]
Can poverty truly be eradicated? Well, One Degree is a San Francisco based organization who thinks that: Yes! Poverty can be eradicated!
One Degree is revolutionizing the way people connect to social services and nonprofits. Their goal is to cause a complete paradigm shift and fundamental change in the way that people both use and approach nonprofit organizations. Starting with San Francisco, One Degree’s goal is to completely eradicate poverty.
It’s All Good, an internet radio show on Brooklands Radio, features stories from Ecopreneurist every week. This week, on the volunteer run show, host Debbie Hyde will share the story of soleRebels, a high impact social enterprise in Ethiopia.
Tune in on Sundays at 21:00 GMT (4 pm EST).
It’s All Good, an internet radio show on Brooklands Radio, features stories from Ecopreneurist every week. This week, on the volunteer run show, host Debbie Hyde will talk about new business models, social media and it’s impact on business and not for profit organizations.
Tune in on Sundays at 21:00 GMT (4 pm EST).
The largest marketplace of charity-made products, ‘Do Good Buy Us’ is hosting a panel discussion on how technology can help non-profits reach a wider audience and increase their impact. The company’s mission is to help anyone “do good” just by buying beautiful, often hand-made items that support the worthiest causes.
A Gift of Service connects those who want to give help with those who need the help and those who provide it, giving them a way to provide housecleaning, babysitting, nanny service, handyman services, dog walking, or more. Have you ever had your life stopped in its tracks by a sudden crisis? Whether it is from illness, accident, a death in the family or one of life’s other challenges, most of us will run into a crisis at some point in our lives that throws us off the tracks. Anne Carey is building A Gift of Service for people to give help at times like this when it is needed the most.
As the title indicates, Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) wants to invest in the success of your entrepreneurial endeavor. The 2013 year will be its inaugural season and you can apply to be a participant in this program through November 15, 2012. If you’ve ever started a business, you know first-hand how difficult it is. There […]
of the things that makes SXSW Eco different from other conferences is their emphasis on turning ideas into action. The SXSW Eco NGO Toolkit is a new project, which does just that at the SXSW Eco Conference in October 2012.
Have you wondered what happens to the miniature, half-used shampoo bottles after your hotel stay? Do you have a better use for stationary at the end of the school year other than recycling or trashing? Millions of tons of useful items are sent to landfills every year while there are needy citizens with no access to them. What if the wasted but useful inventory was connected to charities helping these communities? No-brainer right? Right. Bin Donated is putting this common sense idea into practice.
With the conclusion of Startup at Singapore, the biggest winner of the Startup at Singapore finals was a social volunteering platform called START NOW. This social volunteering platform which connects volunteers from schools, corporate organizations, and the public to non-profits that need help.
Sustainable Brands 12: Interview with Todd Reeve, CEO of Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF). BEF was a sponsor at Sustainable Brands 12. BEF and National Geographic were one of a handful of companies that presented at Causeway.
Carrotmob founder, Brent Schulkin explains why offering a “carrot” to businesses is better than to berate them with a “stick”. And he bring his ideology to the Occupy movement. Traditionally, people who wanted to influence businesses would threaten or attack them. Brent believes people can have more influence on businesses by giving them a positive incentive to change: our money. If you agree, sign up!