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Return of the Roar on World Lion Day

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In just one year since the release of Disney’s “The Lion King” in 2019, fans like you have helped the Disney Conservation Fund, and collaborators around the world, to make huge strides in protecting lions and their habitats across Africa. As we celebrate World Lion Day today, we’re excited to share some of the progress we have made together toward “protecting the pride,” and healthy landscapes for African wildlife and communities! 

Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

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Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries. 

Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.

 

Disney Conservation Fund Awards $6 Million in Grants to Support Wildlife and the Environment

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BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.

Bloomberg GADFLY: The Do-Gooder Premium

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com/gadfly

It's hard not to root for people like Deborah Winshel at BlackRock and others who are championing the notion of making the world a better place through what's known as "impact investing."  

Sappi's Ideas that Matter Program Featured in People Magazine: Teen Gives 4,000 Soccer Balls to Kids Around the World Who Can't Afford Them

Charity Ball has hand-delivered over 3,500 new, quality soccer balls to children in developing countries
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By Sharon Cotliar, People magazine article originally published 03/13/2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

One minute, 10-year-old Ethan King was standing alone, kicking his soccer ball around a dusty, deserted field during a trip to Mozambique, and the next, dozens of kids were playing soccer with him.

"It was crazy," says the Grand Haven, Mich., resident. "Everyone was screaming and laughing and having fun."

Walmart Funds Job Creation Through Industry Innovation

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As the U.S. slowly recovers from the Great Recession, all eyes are focused on companies' attempts to accelerate economic rebuilding through job creation.

Fair Trade USA Launches Coffee Rust Response Fund

Small-scale farmers in Central America threatened by aggressive roya outbreak; businesses and coffee drinkers encouraged to take action
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OAKLAND, Calif.,March 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today launched a new initiative to help small-scale farmers fight the devastating outbreak of coffee leaf rust in Central America. Experts believe the outbreak could decrease coffee production in the region by 30 to 50 percent over the next two years.

The Power of Angel Investing - with Impact

John May, Leading Expert on Angel Investing, and Investors' Circle Host Premier New Workshop
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March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Produced in partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and led by John May, an Investors' Circle Founding Member, IC announces a premier all-day workshop that will examine the building blocks of angel investing and explore the strategy behind getting deals done.  Attendees will learn from experienced angel investors, venture capitalists, and deal makers as they navigate portfolio management, due diligence, deal structure, valuation, and the post investment relationship.

Global Impact Launches Relief and Development Accelerator Fund at 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Fund to Combine Public and Private Partners for Global Humanitarian Programs
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Global Impact today launched the Relief and Development Accelerator Fund, a new matching fund to advance giving and awareness for worldwide health programs. The new initiative supports Global Impact’s alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities. Charities will meet established criteria to be eligible to compete for the $1.2 million, and report regularly on the measured success of the programs funded. The competitive funding process is open to all charity partners meeting established criteria by January 2012.

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Global Impact today launched the Relief and Development Accelerator Fund, a new matching fund to advance giving and awareness for worldwide health programs. The new initiative supports Global Impact’s alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities. Charities will meet established criteria to be eligible to compete for the $1.2 million, and report regularly on the measured success of the programs funded. The competitive funding process is open to all charity partners meeting established criteria by January 2012.

A Venture Fair with Impact: Registration Now Open

Impact Investing Happens Here
Summary: 

A biannual Venture Fair that regularly results in upwards of 25% of presenting companies receiving investment. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Investors' Circle members, angel investors, fund managers, family office managers, foundation executives and trustees, wealth, financial and philanthropic advisers and their clients and other accredited investors.

WHAT TO EXPECT Great entrepreneurs that are addressing social and environmental issues. 10-15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away.
 
REGISTRATION FEES      IC Members: $295   |   Non-Members: $395
 
WED OCT 26  
  • Power of Angel Investing Workshop

  • Funds Roundtable Discussion

  • IC Members Meeting (Prospective Members Welcome)

  • Evening Networking Reception

THU OCT 27  
  • Venture Fair

  • Investors’ Circle Deal Debrief

  • Evening Dine Around

FRI OCT 28  
  • Due Diligence Meetings with Entrepreneurs

  • Networking

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Press Release

A biannual Venture Fair that regularly results in upwards of 25% of presenting companies receiving investment. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Investors' Circle members, angel investors, fund managers, family office managers, foundation executives and trustees, wealth, financial and philanthropic advisers and their clients and other accredited investors.

WHAT TO EXPECT Great entrepreneurs that are addressing social and environmental issues. 10-15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away.
 
REGISTRATION FEES      IC Members: $295   |   Non-Members: $395
 
WED OCT 26  
  • Power of Angel Investing Workshop

  • Funds Roundtable Discussion

  • IC Members Meeting (Prospective Members Welcome)

  • Evening Networking Reception

THU OCT 27  
  • Venture Fair

  • Investors’ Circle Deal Debrief

  • Evening Dine Around

FRI OCT 28  
  • Due Diligence Meetings with Entrepreneurs

  • Networking

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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