Today we are announcing that we will donate 10% of our advertising revenue receipts in 2014 to non-profits chosen by the reddit community. At the end of this year, after closing our books, we will solicit nominations from all of you for non-profits and then hold an election based off of eligible nominees for where we should donate the funds. Funds will be disbursed proportionally based on percentage of votes amongst the top 10 non-profits.
CodeNow is a nonprofit serving youth in New York City, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. We provide free out-of-school training in computer programming to high schoolers hosted at local tech companies. Our students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch at school. More than 40% are young women. We encourage collaboration among our students as they develop their programming skills. This is fundamental to their success.
Several groups are now laying the groundwork there for a bond that would seek to cut asthma-related health care costs by improving at-home management of the disease.
Two former City bankers are using their money making skills to boost a £20 million fund being launched today to help charities and social enterprises grow. The Community Investment Fund will make loans and take equity stakes of between £250,000 and £1 million in its chosen targets.
The report has been written in collaboration with Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2006, founder of the Grameen Bank, and early developer and implementer of the social business concept.
For every 10 minutes you don’t touch your phone, sponsor Giorgio Armani will help provide one day of clean water for a child in need.
Crowdtilt is opening up its open source, white-label platform CrowdtiltOpen to all interested business users as of today. This product, previously called Crowdhoster, has been rebranded and relaunched with several more features designed for those who want to better customize and self-host their own fundraising campaigns.
Drawing on existing research and our on-the-ground experience, as well as interviews with numerous foundation staff and thought leaders, we assessed the role that philanthropy has played and will continue to play in developing the SIB market in the US.
Third sector umbrella bodies have called on the government to invest more in training procurement officials to address the “significant barriers” to charities’ involvement in public services. In a joint submission to HM Treasury, the groups call for additional support to be made available to voluntary organisations that want to deliver public services.
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The tools for change may already be in our hands. An excellent piece of research conducted by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) charts the significant progress made in mining policy, oversight and governance over the last decade.