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Calling All Ed-tech Innovators: Apply Within

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Ed-tech isn’t just about digitizing books and training manuals for a tablet. It’s about using technology to deliver new forms of learning and teaching. It’s about personalizing and accelerating learning for everyone, everywhere, at any time. 

That’s why we’re looking for game-changing solutions for real-world education challenges. If you’re an innovative ed-tech venture in the U.S., we want you to apply for the 2018 AT&T Aspire Accelerator

New RSF Video: Financing Social Enterprises

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RSF currently provides $75 million in financing to over 80 for-profit and non-profit social enterprises. Watch this new video to learn more about three of these organizations: Camphill Communities California, Guayaki, and Ceres Community Project.

Do you know of a social enterprise in need of funding? Share this video and spread the word!

Click here to watch video

 

Nonprofits Utilize the Power of Storytelling

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REDMOND, Wash. — June 28, 2012 —The benefits of storytelling and the need for nonprofits to communicate their impact to various audiences has been a focus of late among nonprofit organizations and corporate social responsibility groups. It has been a hot topic at recent social innovation industry events such as Nonprofit Technology Network, the Cause Marketing Forum and the Social Innovation Summit.

New Tool puts Nonprofit Storytelling on the Map

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Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs at Microsoft explains why Microsoft is launching the Local Impact Map for nonprofits, a new tool that provides a compelling way to share stories and impact.

How to Create a Successful Nonprofit/For-Profit Collaboration

Blog by Deborah Rozman, President and CEO of Quantum Intech, Inc. (dba HeartMath Inc.)
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More social entrepreneurs are asking how to set up both nonprofit and for-profit collaborations to increase their social impact. Sponsorship programs, pro bono volunteer programs, collaborative product development and joint marketing campaigns in which a percentage of proceeds go to the nonprofit are some of the ways that for-profit companies and nonprofits can benefit both society and their organizational goals.

Some criteria for successful partnering include:
  1. Mission alignment and resonance

  2. Complementary products or services

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