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A Bipartisan Climate Campaign Lands Another Big Gift. But Will It Fly?
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Skoll Foundation

The National Audubon Society has been shaking things up, and drawing a lot of philanthropic attention as a result. Changes have included a bunch of organizational and tech improvements, but one of...more

Restore your faith in humanity with these stories from the Skoll World Forum
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

OXFORD, England – In this ancient college down, 1,200 of the world's top social entrepreneurs, thinkers, innovators and funders gathered here for the Skoll World Forum amid Oxford University's...more

President's daughter brings positive disruption to health system
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

A social enterprise energy ecosystem that increases the accessibility, affordability and sustainability of renewable energy for the poor... Step forward the six winners of the 2018 Skoll Awards for...more

How equity grants are putting Root Capital's gender lens in focus
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Speaking at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford on Thursday, Foote said “With funding from the IKEA foundation and a few other donors, we have piloted gender equity grants up to $20,000 to particularly...more

Backed by billionaire philanthropists, TED launches an IPO for world-changing non-profits
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Called the Audacious Project, TED's newest venture is an experiment in “collaborative philanthropy. ... Direct support from TED's coterie of influential idealists can save organizations from the...more

TED's Audacious Project names five projects to split $250 million in grants
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation

ImpactAlpha, April 12 – The successor to the TED Prize has raised $250 million from the Skoll Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Virgin Unite, the Dalio Foundation and others...more

TED's Audacious Project aims US$400 million at five big causes
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

TED Talks on Wednesday launched a joint-venture philanthropic initiative under the name “The Audacious Project” that certainly is audacious for the amount of money committed to ... “This is a...more

Getting up close and proximate with President Carter
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

President Jimmy Carter was addressing a gathering of 1,500 social entrepreneurs from across the globe at the opening session of the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, taking place this...more

'Audacious' Philanthropic Model to Power Impact at Scale
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation

The project invites donors to pool resources and work together in the hope of creating a collective model of philanthropy that mimics the way in which startups are funded, so projects can be “more...more

TED Launches The Audacious Project, Awarding $250M to New Crop of Social Entrepreneurs
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation

TED, the nonprofit known for its hugely popular video lectures—or TED Talks—and the TED Prize, which annually awarded $1 million to social entrepreneurs aspiring to solve global problems in...more

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