Ambassadors Provide Advice to Aspiring and New Social Entrepreneurs


credit:

Eight seasoned and chang-emaking ambassadors share their advice for aspiring social entrepreneurs in a feature interview from the UK Social Entrepreneur Index.

The interviewees include:


  1. Andrew Bastawrous, founder of Peek Vision
  2. Lucy Buck, founder of Childs i Foundation
  3. Rosie Ginday, founder of Miss Macaroon
  4. Alan Mahon, founder of Brewgooder
  5. Cameron Saul, founder of BOTTLETOP
  6. Paul Skidmore, founder of Rising Academies
  7. Rachel Wang, founder of Chocolate Films
  8. Kate Welch, founder of Social Enterprise Acumen CIC


The UK Social Entrepreneur Index is sponsored by UBS. It is a celebration of social entrepreneurship across the UK. The initiative is open to all social entrepreneurs tackling a social or environmental issue.

Read the Entire Article


Recent Grant News Headlines

Up to the minute current grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million investment will take aim at the...more

Dynamics of Angel Investing in Tech-for-Good

Matias Wibowo, Investment Manager at ClearlySo and clean-tech and energy expert, shares some of his insights working with angel investors from motivations to investment strategy and what he indicates...more

Highlights from the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum - Day 1

The 2019 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum was held in Amsterdam and features its Day One highlights where GIIN Co-Founder and CEO Amit Bouri started the day with a focus on...more

Highlights from the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum - Day 2

The 2019 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum highlights its Day 2 event, which includes participants, speakers, and sponsors that brought their expertise to the Forum. The Day 2...more

Are Social Enterprises Leading On Diversity, Pay And The Environment?

UK-based journalist and author Trevor Clawson tackles how social enterprises are leading on diversity, pay and environment in the UK. Clawson shares a Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) report, titled...more

Practicing A Social Entrepreneurial Mindset

Rank & File, social entrepreneurship magazine, tries to define the meaning of social entrepreneurship, tackles the processes of social entrepreneurship, stresses the essence of being a social...more

The Struggle for the Land in America's Black Belt

In an NPR (Nonprofit Quarterly) essay based on a talk delivered to the 2018 fellowship class of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) at Penn Center in St. Helena Island, South...more

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

An article being co-published by NPQ and Shelterforce addresses the support for civil rights, community land ownership through land trusts and public land banks as well as the shift in leadership to...more

Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Niantic Inc. shared the outcomes of the first ever symposium, "Augmenting Cities: A Playful Path to Community," hosted in partnership with the Knight Foundation to leverage the latest Augmented...more

The Best Impact Investing Apps

Marguerita Cheng, Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth and a CFP professional, writes about a number of mobile apps and investing platforms that are becoming must-haves these...more







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact


Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.




Social Services Jobs in Utah

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Human Services Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders