February 10, 2012, No comments

You hear the stories every day, in fact just recently we blogged about a similar story, a small group of people making a big difference through little acts. Some examples […]


Civic Engagement Is On The Rise, But There Are Still Obstacles

January 30, 2012, 1 Comment

As we gear up for the 2012 election, civic engagement is as important and relevant as ever.  And it looks good: a recent report conducted by CIRCLE ...


94 Percent of Consumers Would Switch Brands to Support a Cause

December 22, 2011, 3 Comments

This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post Impact section. If you’re like the vast majority of people out there, you are a citizen ...


Invest2Innovate: Addressing the Disconnect in the Social Enterprise Space

November 25, 2011, 2 Comments

In the social enterprise world, one key issue that constantly resurfaces, as it would in any growing sector, is one of funding and identifying a prope ...

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    Become An Unreasonable Angel
    November 8, 2011, No comments

    Investors commit $5,000 upfront as a sign they’re willing to fund Unreasonable Fellows We know we can do more to help our entrepreneurs secure funding. So we’re launching a plan [...]

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    THE INDUSTRY OF AID: Who Do You Work For?
    July 22, 2011, 1 Comment

    Since I was a child, I’ve been almost supernaturally compelled to help the oppressed, abused and less fortunate. It’s who I am. I’ve dedicated my life to serving humanity because [...]

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    How to Hustle for Money: PART 2
    July 6, 2011, No comments

    Composed by Michael Norton, co-founder of Buzzbnk, the crowdfunding platform for social ventures. This is part two of a three part series. See part one here. LESSON 6: Understand the [...]

  • This is Not “Just Another Earth”
    August 15, 2009, 2 Comments

    Sometimes, my friends and I joke that if the popular indie band, Animal Collective, tacked the term “sustainable” on to the front of their name, their mp3 sales would be [...]