Here Are Your Design for Social Impact Honorees for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards

Core77.com serves a global audience of industrial designers ranging from students through seasoned professionals.

Core77 announces its Design for Social Impact award winners for 2018. The honorees highlight projects specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or environmental causes.

Examples include: community or environmental impact initiatives, products for underrepresented communities, distribution systems and disaster relief.

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Innovative Clean Water Impact Investment Project Launched

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Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

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Program to boost chances for Rock County residents exiting prison

The Rock County Valley Community will be receiving a 2.11 million grant from the federal government to assist in the after-care of people who have been incarcerated from their prisons. The services...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

Bezos Hints at Plans for Philanthropic Vision
Foundation: Microsoft

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world and has been criticized for not contributing more to philanthropy. This summer that may all change according to a Tweet release by Bezos. He claims that...more

New generation entrepreneurs motivated by purpose rather than profit

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Giving USA: Charitable giving topped $400B in 2017, but small nonprofits need help

American are very generous, donating over $400 billion to charities in 2017. However, not all charities benefited equally. The largest gifts went to nonprofit organizations, leaving many smaller...more

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