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Wipro Chairman Azim Premji Honoured With Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Robertson Foundation , Skoll Foundation

The Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy was established in 2001 and is awarded every two years to individuals for their exemplary philanthropic...more

Is Social Crowdsourcing Good for Philanthropy, Anyway?
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Jeff Bezos' unprecedented decision to ask the world how he should spend his $85 billion on philanthropic causes directly through a tweet drew a lot...more

Scaling Pathways: Three Case Studies on Impact Growth in Social Enterprise
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

What does it take to scale social impact? That's one of the fundamental questions for social entrepreneurs anywhere. As they seek to create...more

A new tech- and future festival launches in Oslo, Norway
Foundation:, Skoll Foundation

Katapult Future Fest is a new tech festival focusing on exponential technologies, impact investing and future societies. Today Katapult Future...more

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

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Contending Heroes for the 2013 Social Enterprise Champion
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