Skoll Foundation




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www.skollfoundation.org

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Recent News from Skoll Foundation


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

OPIC provides $5m loan to BRAC Myanmar Microfinance
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

The loan is backed by a guarantee from BRAC USA, a member of the BRAC family. The transaction is arranged by impact investment bank,...more

African e-health startups secure $1.5m Skoll Foundation grants
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

African e-health startups mPedigree and mPharma are among the five organisations to have been awarded US$1.5 million in grant funding...more

South African NPO wins 2019 Skoll Award for social entrepreneurship
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

At the beginning of the week, it was announced that The Skoll Foundation had selected Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator as the recipient...more

mPedigree 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





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