Innovation & People-Centered Design for a More Just Tomorrow
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Shalu Umapathy, Managing Director of New Ventures at IDEO.org, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share how her organization creates a more just and inclusive world through people-centered design. As the nonprofit arm of the innovation and design firm by the same name, IDEO.org partners with organizations to pioneer new ways of working and builds tools that help millions of people learn and practice human-centered design.
If 2020 has proven anything, it’s that the role nonprofits play in rebuilding and strengthening families and communities has never been more vital. Get the support your organization needs to meet these rising demands by connecting with a community of 75,000+ volunteers for virtual pro bono that builds your capacity to do even more important work.
As a corporate funder, how can you invest more strategically to meet your social and business goals? In this guide, Michelle DiSabato, Founder and President of Community Impact Consultants, Inc. walks you through a step-by-step approach to a more impactful and measurable action plan.
Protecting frontline workers and vulnerable populations. Developing new solutions to solve critical problems. Supporting communities and the safe return to work. Announced today—21 nonprofits, university projects, entrepreneurs, and startups have been selected to receive nearly $1 million in grants from the Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund in order to solve critical issues caused by COVID-19.
OAKLAND, Calif., September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ –VolunteerMatch is the standout technological partner with 9/11 Day as it launches a new digital initiative, “9/11 Day at Home,” to provide meaningful ways for millions of Americans to honor the victims and first responders on September 11, 2001.
OAKLAND, Calif., September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit, academic and business leaders have launched a national policy initiative to urge Senator Coons, and the 17 co-sponsors of the $16.6B CORPS Act (S. 3964), to add $350M in nonprofit capacity building and digital infrastructure funding to help communities hard hit by COVID-19 more effectively engage and mobilize all Americans willing to step to support their community and the recovery effort ahead.
Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.
Aggressive multi-million dollar philanthropic effort led by a $2 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation and contributions by Ballmer Group and Center for Disaster Philanthropy
COLUMBIA, Md., May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Emergency Action for Resident and Partner Stability, a Covid-19 response program providing relief funding and assistance to nonprofits nationwide to ensure that individuals and families living in affordable housing communities can remain in their homes and access support, is launching today by
Commits Additional $4 Million to Community Nonprofits
DALLAS, May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank announces today that it has processed and submitted approximately 13,000 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications, all of which have been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Currently, the total loans expected to be funded stands at $4.1 billion, with 63 percent of loans being less than $100,000 and 56 percent of loans going to companies with fewer than 10 employees. Based on the applications received, this funding will impact approximately 250,000 employees.