Free webinar! Leading in a Hyperconnected World: Driving Innovation & Impact with Digital Media

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Free webinar! Leading in a Hyperconnected World: Driving Innovation & Impact with Digital Media Presented by: Ben Hecht, President & CEO, Living Cities Claire Diaz Ortiz, Head of Social Innovation, Twitter Steve Downs, Chief Technology & Information Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Time: 11:00–noon PT, 2:00–3:00 pm ET Free of charge to all viewers – […]

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The Non Nonprofit: For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success

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The Non Nonprofit: For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success     Tuesday, February 21, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School of Public Affairs ***Seats are limited, so please RSVP at http://thenonnonprofit.eventbrite.com/! Join a panel discussion of the new book The Non Nonprofit: For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success. It will feature the book’s author, social entrepreneur […]

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Common Grounds RFP due September 1

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The Common Grounds Steering Committee requests proposals for a consulting project for the 2011-2012 academic school year. Common Grounds brings together approximately thirty students from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, andLaw School. Common Grounds engages community issues from an interdisciplinaryapproach by providing professional research and consultation to businesses andorganizations. In addition, […]

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New Revenue Streams for Nonprofit Organizations

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Nonprofits throughout the country are experiencing funding challenges like never before. It is becoming increasingly vital for the non-profit sector to shift from funding strategies that are fear-based and reactive, to solutions that are new, cutting-edge, and proactive. New Revenue Streams for Nonprofit Organizations at the University of St. Thomas offers participants the knowledge, insight, and […]

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Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition

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“The Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur (YSE) Competition is a global competition created by Staples Foundation and Ashoka to recognize exceptional young people using innovation and technology to advance social change and improve their community and the world.” Read more.

Ashoka and Engine hosting Social Innovation Exchange

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Ashoka and Engine hosting Social Innovation Exchange Beat the heat this summer and hear from Twin Cities innovators on Tuesdays from 6-8PM.  Full schedule available here. The first hour will explore the work and ideas of current innovators through a panel format. The second hour is for individuals to connect/reconnect, explore and collaborate. $15 per session.

April 12 Event: Social Impact Financing Forum

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Please join us at the Humphrey School’s Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center for a Social Impact Financing Forum on Tuesday, April 12th from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Hear the unique perspectives of our four distinguished panelists, then join your peers for a lively small group discussion. Space is limited; please RSVP by Sunday, April 10th to pnlc@umn.edu. […]

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Social Entrepreneurs Cup Applications Due April 15

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APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 15: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS CUP Presented by Social Venture Partners Minnesota, The Minneapolis Foundation, and the Minnesota Cup Purpose of the Social Entrepreneurs Cup To seek out, support, and promote Minnesota’s most innovative and effective social entrepreneurs and the organizations they lead. Social Entrepreneurs Cup Social entrepreneurs interested in entering the competition may download […]

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