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Skoll Foundation CEO Plans to Step Down
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

After 16 years at the helm, Sally Osberg will become senior adviser to Jeff Skoll, the former president of eBay who created the fund, and...more

Skoll Foundation gives $1M social entrepreneurship prize to a for-profit organization
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

... the best new ideas in philanthropy and activism by awarding US$1 million prizes to four winners of the Skoll Awards for Social...more

Skoll Awards Go to Entrepreneurs Impacting African Communities
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

The Skoll Foundation honors social entrepreneurs whose proven innovations are disrupting an unjust and unsustainable status quo.The...more

Raj Panjabi Named Recipient of 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

The Indian American social entrepreneur, born in Liberia, will be honored next month at the 14th Annual Skoll World Forum. (Elisabetta...more

Build Change receives $1.25 million grant to retrofit homes in emerging nations before disaster ...
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Denver-based Build Change was already helping communities in emerging nations affected by earthquakes rebuild safer homes. So in 2014,...more

Agents of change
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Promoting social entrepreneurship is a call for action not only for citizens, students, and volunteers who are already active but also for those who...more

Three Things Every Growing Nonprofit Needs to Scale
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

This is the question that we set out to answer last year when we launched the first-ever comprehensive survey of high-performing social...more

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Skoll Foundation

He was a catalyst for modern-day philanthropy in Silicon Valley," said his son, Chris ... "Peter will forever be my hero and original philanthropic...more

Quinn: Paying it forward: Santa Clara program pairs valley veterans with social entrepreneurs
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

That know-how is needed as well in the field of social entrepreneurship, where many first time founders with enthusiasm often attempt to do too...more

Podcast: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Getting Beyond Better
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Getting Beyond Better, a new book by Skoll Foundation CEO Sally Osberg and noted management strategist Roger L. Martin, explores how...more

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GoldieBox Disrupts the Pink Aisle Through Music Video
GoldieBox, a toy company founded by Stanford engineer Debbie Sterling, has launched a video that...

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