27 results found

 

Center for Theory of Change  Training and Support

Non-profit organization established to promote quality standards and best practice for the development and implementation of Theory of Change, with a particular focus on its use and application in the areas of international development, sustainability, education, human rights and social change.




  • Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    A crowdsourced database of competitions, grants, fellowships and awards in support of over 600 innovations that help NGOs, innovators, social enterprises, and developing-world communities leverage appropriate technology solutions to share and discover sustainable solutions to problems of poverty.




  • Timeline: Many: Year-round
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    The Tech Awards honors innovators from around the world — individuals, non-profit organizations and companies — who are applying technology to benefit humanity. The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology to significantly improve human conditions in 5 awards categories: environment, education, young innovator, health, and economic development. All laureates are awared cash prizes of $50,000 at the annual gala where more than 1,200 esteemed innovators and members of the world community gather to celebrate the power of technology to address global challenges and benefit humanity.




  • Timeline: 1: Spring
    Location: US (San Jose)
    Eligibility: Any

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    Provides social entrepreneurs with scholarships, pro-bono consulting services, executive education courses at Harvard Business School, INSEAD. and Stanford, and invitations to the World Economic Forum. Potential for winners to also be nomiated to the Young Global Leaders network (http://www.weforum.org/community/forum-young-global-leaders) if under 40 years old.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: 1: Spring
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: For-profit, Non-profit

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    Looks for social innovators working to change the world and address issues regarding open technology, knowledge and learning. Provides 2 types of grants for Fellows: fellowship grant of various amount (based on Fellow’s salary) and a co-investment project funding of up to $250,000 per Fellow per year.




  • Timeline: 2: Summer, Fall
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    The Skoll Awards distinguishes up to 10 transformative leaders whose organizations are disrupting the status quo, driving large-scale “equilibrium” change, and are poised to create even greater impact on the world. They are given funding (typically $50,000 – $1.25 million over 3 years on average) and support by a global network of entrepreneurs, innovators, and government leaders and are formally recognized at the Skoll World Forum Awards Ceremony in April.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: 1: Fall
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Non-profit

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    Selects a small number of high potential change agents from around the world who are working on disruptive innovations in the areas of healthcare, livelihood development, environment, humanitarian aid/relief, education, and civic engagement, among many others. Fellows work in both the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds, have a positive track record as leaders in social innovation, and join a network of experts, peers, and supporters.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: 1: Summer
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any (individual)

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    Leadership development opportunity designed to help high potential working scientists become more effective communicators, collaborators and leaders both within and beyond the traditional bounds of academia. Fellows participate in a special training program, held each October on an island off the coast of Maine; later they attend and give short presentations at the PopTech annual conference, which brings together a global network of cutting-edge leaders, thinkers and doers from diverse disciplines.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: 1: Summer
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any (individual)

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    Provides support and educational programs for entrepreneurs to build economic independence by lowering barriers to entrepreneurial success and educational achievements, with a special focus on improvements in Kansas City.




  • Timeline: Many: Year-round
    Location: Any* (option to focus on Kansas City)
    Eligibility: Any

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    Largest annual social impact awards ceremony in the United States that recognizes non-profit and social enterprise programs run by social impact organizations around the world, with topics addressing global poverty and hunger, disease, education, climate change, disaster response and preparedness, and health care accessibility.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: 1: Winter
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Non-profit, For-profit

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    The foundation funds and supports community-based programs, volunteer service projects, disaster relief and other initiatives to improve the quality of life in communities where Georgia-Pacific operates. GPF invests resources in four areas they believe make the most impact: education, environment, community enrichment and entrepreneurship.




  • Timeline: Rolling
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    Grants between $25,000 to $100,000 to existing non-profit organizations or programs focused on defined areas of interest including education, social services, environment, community development, arts and culture, and health.




  • Timeline: Rolling
    Location: US
    Eligibility: Non-profit, Government

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    Investors’ Circle  Funding

    Largest and most active early-stage impact investing network, with hundreds of angels, venture capitalists, foundations and family offices. To date, has invested in nearly $200 million into over 300 for-profit enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community. Benefits include oppotrunities to participate in national and local pitch day events, networking, and monthly newsletters.




  • Timeline: Rolling
    Location: US
    Eligibility: For-profit, Non-profit*

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    Seeks to supports persons with charitable, religious, artistic, medical, ethical, educational, and scientific projects that promote the good of others. The twice-annual awards grants between $15k – $25k per applicant, given out by the Board of Trustees of the Trust have enabled scores of individuals to develop their passion for serving others.




  • Timeline: 2: Spring, Winter
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any (NO BUSINESSES or INSTITUTIONS)

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    The Blackstone Innovation Grants will be awarded to organizations that are tackling the big challenges facing entrepreneurship and that, through their work, are building an increasingly inclusive and prosperous society. The Foundation is looking for big, bold ideas – across sectors and in a variety of regions – that have the potential for creating lasting change at a major regional, national and/or global scale.




  • Timeline: 1: Fall
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Non-profit

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    Provites multiple cash prizes worth $1k – $40k to social entrepreneurs and investors with innovative ideas or ventures in education from around the world, ranging from those structured on local or global needs, public or private issues, Pre-K through adult education, and social or for-profit ventures.




  • Timeline: 1: Winter
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    Finalists and semi-finalists of the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition can apply for a 6-month hybrid of virtual weekly learning sessions and five in-person weekend intensives helping entrepreneurs build their companies, with guidance from business and edtech experts in the field.




  • Timeline: 1: Winter
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Semi-Finalists and Finalists of the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition are eligible to join

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    Features different competitions such as the “Food Innovation Challenge, Society of Arts Entrepreneurship Education, awards, conferences, certificate programs, and “experiential exercises and classrooms” for entrepreneurship scholars and educators.




  • Timeline: 4: Fall, Winter (2), Spring
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Students

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    Highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses. The USASBE Fellows Award recognizes the achievements of those men and women whose passion and burning desire for small business and entrepreneurship is reflected in their teaching, writing, research, training and public service




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    Provides a list of Awards addressing Entrepreneurship Achievement and Advocacy, Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education, and Excellence in Entrepreneurship Research, Case Development and Workshop Development/Presentatio.




  • You must be nominated for this opportunity.
    Timeline: Many: Fall, Winter
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    A total of $250,000 will be awarded to 18 partnerships that aim to improve the quality of life in Berkeley through education, art and culture, economic self-sufficiency, neighborhood development, and community safety. Each of the funded projects will be carried out collaboratively, featuring a partnership between a local organization and UC Berkeley, students, faculty or staff.




  • Timeline: 2: Fall, Spring
    Location: Bay Area, UC Berkeley
    Eligibility: Any (must include at least one eligible community and university partner)

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    Innovation Grants offered to students, faculty, and staff that are meant to encourage new and sustainable projects to promote equity, inclusion, and diversity on the UC Berkeley campus.




  • Timeline: Rolling
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Students, Faculty, Staff (UCB)

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    Incubator database listing edtech entrepreneurs and educators, providing information on trends, available jobs, opportunities, and events, as well as series of conferences for educators and entrepreneurs looking to improved educational outcomes.




  • Timeline: Many: Year-round
    Location: Any
    Eligibility: Any

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    India’s largest executive training program and organization database for leaders of non-profits and social businesses empowering them with funds, networks, leadership forums, partnerships, and skills to help them scale. Provides two programs: Leadership Development and Portfolio Support, and a large database of organizations addressing India’s most pressing problems.




  • Timeline: Many: Year-round
    Location: International (India)
    Eligibility: Non-profit, For-profit

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