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This Philly nonprofit is teaching social entrepreneurship to middle schoolers results

Nov. 20, 2017 11:58 am

This Philly nonprofit is teaching social entrepreneurship to middle schoolers

Because for cofounder Michelle Julet, it's never too early to start opening kids up to the possibilities of starting their own business, while also emphasizing qualities such as compassion, courage and confidence.
PolicyMap made the transition from a nonprofit to a benefit corporation results

Nov. 8, 2017 11:45 am

PolicyMap made the transition from a nonprofit to a benefit corporation

The change allows the mapping org to raise capital and keep a social mission at the forefront. Thinking of doing the same? President Maggie McCullough shared some lessons.
For its third birthday, ROAR for Good is donating 250 Athenas to Women Against Abuse purpose

Nov. 6, 2017 11:19 am

For its third birthday, ROAR for Good is donating 250 Athenas to Women Against Abuse

It's an easy mission match for the B Corp and domestic violence service provider.
United By Blue’s new Philly flagship store is triple in size results

Nov. 1, 2017 1:50 pm

United By Blue’s new Philly flagship store is triple in size

The one-for-one social enterprise's new digs are just around the corner in Old City but will feature an expanded café and more room for outdoor products.
Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator funding

Oct. 25, 2017 11:40 am

Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and Science Center just won half a million dollars to support local startups looking to scale to Europe and India.
This social enterprise tackling food insecurity won the first Camden Catalyst pitch competition results

Oct. 23, 2017 12:55 pm

This social enterprise tackling food insecurity won the first Camden Catalyst pitch competition

Invincible City Farms took home $25,000 and committed to plopping its headquarters in the economically distressed city at Waterfront Ventures.
How your HR department can further an inclusive economy in Philadelphia method

Oct. 19, 2017 1:23 pm

How your HR department can further an inclusive economy in Philadelphia

As America's poorest big city, we need to make opportunities for more people, writes Communally CEO Chris Jacobs. Here's how the tech company has done it.
A social enterprise to give away menstrual products won at the inaugural GiveBackHack results

Oct. 16, 2017 2:19 pm

A social enterprise to give away menstrual products won at the inaugural GiveBackHack

The hackathon for companies with both social impact and business potential just held its first Philly event. Organizers consider it a launchpad — "This weekend is really just the beginning."
Rules for joining the Philly impact economy: Keep a DIY mindset, hire inclusively method

Oct. 6, 2017 12:47 pm

Rules for joining the Philly impact economy: Keep a DIY mindset, hire inclusively

These were some of the lessons learned for a few social impact-focused business owners in Philly, shared during a panel called "What is the Impact Economy and How Do I Know if I'm Part of It?" as part of 2017 MED Week.
Build a social enterprise in a weekend at Philly’s first GiveBackHack purpose

Oct. 2, 2017 9:50 am

Build a social enterprise in a weekend at Philly’s first GiveBackHack

Help solve social issues in your community whether you have an idea or just want to work with other passionate Philadelphians for causes you care about.

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