January 30, 2015

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Major Innovation Prize, National in Scope, Launched by New York Foundation

Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, is launching an exciting new initiative: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize. In 2015 up to ten Prizes will be awarded to U.S.-based individuals or teams addressing our...

Marking Fifth Anniversary of the Earthquake In Haiti: Progress and Hope

Posted: Jan 12, 2015 – 11:48 AM EST

TABARRE, HAITI, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - On this fifth anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti, Deux Mains Designs and our nonprofit partner REBUILD globally mark this day with hope. Little did we know that a trip to assist with relief efforts...

Houston Organization Kicks Off One-Of-A-Kind Kids’ Health Program

Posted: Dec 01, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - Fly Movement, a kids wellness program that gives fitness bands to third graders, kicked off on October 27 at KIPP Dream Prep in Houston and is seeing its first signs of success. Fly Movement is a new kids...

KaBOOM! Evolves Leadership Team

Posted: Nov 19, 2014 – 11:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - KaBOOM! CEO and Founder Darell Hammond today announced changes in the KaBOOM! leadership team to better support the organizations strategic extension and key priorities. KaBOOM! is the national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get the...

Providing Safe and Affordable Water Through Low-Cost Model

Posted: Nov 17, 2014 – 02:35 PM EST

INDIA, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Leading India-based social enterprise Spring Health has announced plans to join the Business Call to Action. The company has pledged to provide safe drinking water to two million customers in rural India by 2017 and improve the health...

PHINMA Properties Joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with Commitment to Greater Housing Access in the Philippines

Posted: Oct 20, 2014 – 05:29 PM EST

MANILA, Philipines, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - PHINMA Property Holdings Corporation (PHINMA Properties), announced its commitment to extend housing opportunities to impoverished families in the Philippines as it joined Business Call to Action (BCtA), a global initiative that encourages private-sector efforts to fight poverty....

Farmerline Joins the Business Call to Action with Commitment to Provide Mobile Communication Services to Rural Farmers

Posted: Oct 15, 2014 – 04:31 PM EST

ACCRA, Oct. 15 /CSRwire/ - Leading Ghana-based technology provider Farmerline has announced plans to join the Business Call to Action. The company plans to empower 500,000 small-scale farmers by 2019 in West Africa to advance their livelihoods by accessing information that helps them...

National Business Alliance Names Third Cohort of Localists Leading the New Economy

Posted: Sep 18, 2014 – 12:05 PM EST

OAKLAND, C.A., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - BALLE (the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) today announced its third cohort of BALLE Local Economy Fellows 17 leaders from across North America chosen as the top pioneers of the Local Economy Movement. BALLE Local Economy...

Ruth Messinger to Judge Genesis Generation Challenge

Posted: Sep 16, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), will join the Selection Committee for the Genesis Generation Challenge, which aims to identify and seed money for innovative projects,...

Ashoka U Celebrates Partnership with The Moxie Foundation

Posted: Sep 04, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

Arlington, VA, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Moxie Foundation is partnering with Ashoka U to raise standards and accessibility of social entrepreneurship programs at colleges and universities around the world. With the support of a $1.1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation, Ashoka...

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