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You Never Give Me Your Money
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Last August, the Chronicle of Philanthropy estimated that foundations had ... And while the philanthropic community in recent years has devoted...more

Foundations going big in impact investing, a better way to bank, electric vehicles in rural China
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Foundations start to “go big” in impact investing. Where do foundation presidents go to exchange their strategies for moving more capital to...more

Why Social Entrepreneurship Is Key To Global Change
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Can social innovation directed by market forces bring about positive global change? The World Inequality Report for 2018 indicates that inequality is on the rise in almost every region of the world,...more

A Bipartisan Climate Campaign Lands Another Big Gift. But Will It Fly?
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Skoll Foundation

The National Audubon Society has been shaking things up, and drawing a lot of philanthropic attention as a result. Changes have included a bunch of organizational and tech improvements, but one of...more

Restore your faith in humanity with these stories from the Skoll World Forum
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

OXFORD, England – In this ancient college down, 1,200 of the world's top social entrepreneurs, thinkers, innovators and funders gathered here for the Skoll World Forum amid Oxford University's...more

President's daughter brings positive disruption to health system
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

A social enterprise energy ecosystem that increases the accessibility, affordability and sustainability of renewable energy for the poor... Step forward the six winners of the 2018 Skoll Awards for...more

How equity grants are putting Root Capital's gender lens in focus
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Speaking at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford on Thursday, Foote said “With funding from the IKEA foundation and a few other donors, we have piloted gender equity grants up to $20,000 to particularly...more

Backed by billionaire philanthropists, TED launches an IPO for world-changing non-profits
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Called the Audacious Project, TED's newest venture is an experiment in “collaborative philanthropy. ... Direct support from TED's coterie of influential idealists can save organizations from the...more

TED's Audacious Project names five projects to split $250 million in grants
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation

ImpactAlpha, April 12 – The successor to the TED Prize has raised $250 million from the Skoll Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Virgin Unite, the Dalio Foundation and others...more

TED's Audacious Project aims US$400 million at five big causes
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

TED Talks on Wednesday launched a joint-venture philanthropic initiative under the name “The Audacious Project” that certainly is audacious for the amount of money committed to ... “This is a...more

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