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HHS Awards $374 Million to Programs Supporting Maternal and Child Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced $351 million in funding to 56 states, territories, and nonprofit organizations through its Maternal, Infant, and Early...more

Good Fashion Fund Launched

Fashion for Good (FFG), a a platform for sustainable fashion innovation, has initiated a new funding platform, which has recently launched to focus on on mobilising budding innovations within the...more

Five Ways to Get Free Legal Help for Your Social Enterprise

Steve Moilanen, a social entrepreneur, shares his experiences on getting free legal help for social entrepreneurs. Moilanen stresses that it's not about how to avoid needing legal help but how to...more

Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs

In a New York Times post, written by Nicholas Kristof, columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, it tackles the city of Seattle's bold approach to narcotics. According to Kristof, Seattle is...more

Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations

In this excerpt from the Voter Engagement Toolkit for Community Foundations, it tackles ideas and examples for community and public foundations to encourage voter engagement among their grantees and...more

Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back
Foundation: Case Foundation

Jean Case, philanthropist and investor, shares some findings from over a decade of research led by the Case Foundation. The research, titled Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back, has...more

2020 RSVP Competition

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to increase the impact of national service in specific geographic service areas for it FY 2020 RSVP COMPETITION. CNCS has the...more

Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty

The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) researchers launched a multidimensional poverty index, the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index (bMPI). OPHI decided to spin out...more

Spreading Innovation in Equitable Contracting

The participants of the newest City Accelerator cohort was recently announced at the Governing Summit on Performance and Innovation. City participants include: Boston, Cleveland, El Paso,...more

How To Nurture Urban Innovation

Clean Technica sits down with Rinat Guy, the CIO (Chief Innovation Officer) in the Municipality of Tel-Aviv, Yafo, Israel to get a glimpse on her work and views on innovation. Rinat is passionate...more






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Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact


Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.




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