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Social Entrepreneurship

Why Open Contests Work

A look at how competitions like those at the Knight Foundation serve the social entrepreneur community.

By Mayur Patel | 1 | Sep. 3, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

Dump the Stupid Prizes, Multiply the Rest

Why we need more social enterprise competitions.

By Andrew Youn | 1 | Aug. 30, 2013


Dump the Prizes

Contests, challenges, awards—they do more harm than good. Let’s get rid of them.

By Kevin Starr | 40 | Aug. 22, 2013


Six Ways Contests Improve Philanthropy

Insights from Knight Foundation after years of funding open contests.

By Mayur Patel | Jul. 22, 2013