Literally years in the making, July 22, 2010 was a day of enthusiastic celebration for many across the social sector as the Obama Administration announced the eleven grantees of the new Social Innovation Fund (SIF).
Established by the Edward M.... Read More
Recently our fearless leader, James Weinberg attended the 2010 Skoll World Forum in England. Since the rest of us were not able to attend, we had a million questions for him when he got back. Here are a few snippets of what he had to say:
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As a member of the America Forward Coalition, we are thrilled to pass along this exciting announcement!
Dear Friends of America Forward,
On December 8, Congress made a formal decision to fully fund for the Social Innovation Fund in its first year... Read More
What will it take to impact the school readiness of millions of urban children? According to Earl Martin Phalen, it starts with a trusted professional handing them a book.
Earl should know. He’s been a champion for urban education since 1992.... Read More
As a coalition member of America Forward, we are pleased to re-post the following announcement about Obama’s Community Solutions Agenda, and what it means for the advancement of socially innovative nonprofits.
“Today was a transformational day... Read More
Commongood Careers client Year Up is closing the opportunity gap for urban young adults. Today, this high-impact organization was the focus of the President’s attention! As part of an afternoon devoted to promoting fatherhood and mentoring,... Read More