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Stanford-born Startup Strives to End Elderly Social Isolation
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

She was also an Associate at Skoll Foundation, which invests in social entrepreneurs driving large-scale impact. An advocate for the aging...more

Sundance Institute unveils documentary fund grantees
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

The roster of grantees includes custom grants from The Kendeda Fund, which provides funding for projects addressing environmental themes...more

Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

The Sundance Institute today announced the 25 nonfiction films that will receive Documentary Fund and Stories of Change grants. The grants span...more

Growing donor concern could boost press freedom funding
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

... according to a new report from Media Impact Funders on global media philanthropy. ... But even as philanthropic support grows, experts tell Devex more and better coordinated official development...more

Waterford Gets $20M+ Grant for Online Preschool. Its Critics Are Not Happy.
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

In the world of education, some debates rage eternal. How much testing is too much? What's the right balance between public schools and...more

Protein design named an Audacious project
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Wyss Foundation

... $45 million in funding through The Audacious Project, a philanthropic collaborative that ... some of the most respected organizations and individuals in philanthropy—the Skoll Foundation,...more

TED unveils US$280-million commitment to eight 'audacious' ideas
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Verghese said it was an eight-month vetting process, with the philanthropic ... comes at a time of some tension around such big philanthropic efforts. ... Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about...more

Questioning Big Philanthropy At The Skoll World Forum: Is It Too Powerful And Out Of Touch?
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Questioning Big Philanthropy At The Skoll World Forum: Is It Too Powerful And ... about their success is not communicated to those with philanthropic dollars. ... Every industry has its flaws, and...more

mPedigree, innovation to fight counterfeiting, selected as Skoll Awardee for 2019
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Each social entrepreneur may have a distinct approach, but they all share a relentless pursuit of impact and the desire to create a more just...more

From fake rice to deadly medicine, African firm takes on counterfeiters
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

... offers buyers a way to check their purchase is the real thing, Simons said at this week's Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in...more



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