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Ideas the Matter 2016 | The Growing Girls Project

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Our Ideas that Matter program is meant to inspire change and drive social good through print. The graphic design MFA program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) is helping to lay the foundation for a lifetime of sexual and reproductive health by supporting young girls in Baltimore with innovative puberty educational tools through The Growing Girls Project, which is supported by the Johns Hopkins University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion.

Ideas That Matter 2016 | SOLA Case Statement and Website

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Design studio, The Blank Page, is helping SOLA, School of Leadership, Afghanistan to change lives through our Ideas that Matter grant. They will be creating a printed case statement and redesigned website that will feature the work of illustrators depicting life at SOLA—where girls in Afghanistan can receive quality education in a safe and healthy environment.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | Extraordinary Playscapes

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Today we begin our features on the 2016 Ideas that Matter grant winners. This week we take a look at Design Museum Foundation’s work for Extraordinary Playscapes.They plan to create Playground Passports, outdoor kiosks, a website, and a catalog to amplify the reach of a national traveling exhibition on the design and importance of imaginative outdoor play.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2cn9AqP

Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 17th Ideas that Matter Grant

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BOSTON, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the eight grant recipients of its 17th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designer applicants who create and implement print projects for social impact.

Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

By JOHN HICKENLOOPER, MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG and JAMIE DIMON
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Originally posted in the Denver Post.
 

Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.

Data for Good Exchange September 25th 2016 Registration Open

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On Sunday September 25th 2016, we will reconvene to strengthen our community and further these aims. The overall theme for this year’s edition will be “better governance” or how data science can be applied to solve public interest problems.

Nonprofit Spark MicroGrants Works to Help Communities Help Themselves with NetSuite

A software donation from NetSuite.org is enabling this nonprofit to streamline manual processes to grow
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In years past, the rainy season in Nasitsape, a community nestled in the mountains of eastern Uganda, often meant that residents were isolated from surrounding communities when the river became impassable. During these times, residents were often unable to leave the village to get to school, the health clinic and the market.

The Role of Technology in Corporate Giving

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Technology is empowering corporations to maximize the impact of their corporate giving and CSR efforts in the community. These days, your reputation in the community is very much tied to your bottom line, so there couldn’t be a better time to ask yourself: am I utilizing technology to its fullest in my CSR efforts? Watch the short video and hear how technology lets one company focus more time on strategy and measuring their “return on investment in social and business objectives.”

Sappi North America Opens 2016 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

17th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced its call for 2016 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

The Living Progress Challenge Proposal Phase is Complete—and the Winners are:

by Christopher Wellise, Director of Strategic Initiatives for HPE Living Progress
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Visionary. Practical. Audacious. Insightful.

The 20 winners of the Proposal Phase of the Living Progress Challenge are all these things and more. Each of them has the potential to positively impact lives.

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