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Innovative ways to use prizes to advance social progress

 

Technology & Design

Substance Over Style

By Alicia Clegg | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Philanthropy

The New Prize: Long-term Training and Engagement

Prize and challenge designers are focusing on training future social innovators and creating communities of engaged problem solvers.

By Jesse Goldhammer | Aug. 6, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Prizes and Challenges Matter for Development

Prizes allow institutions to develop revolutionary new solutions, are less risky than traditional grants, and can create communities of practice.

By Alex Dehgan & Aleem Walji | Oct. 14, 2013
 

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
 
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Philanthropy

Dump the Prizes

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

By Kevin Starr | 39 | Aug. 22, 2013
 

Technology & Design

When Life Imitates the Internet

Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | Nov. 14, 2012
 
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Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Following in Buckminster Fuller’s Footsteps

Living Buildings Challenge, a project of the International Living Future Institute, is the winner of this year’s Buckminster Fuller Institute award.

By Pablo Freund | Jun. 7, 2012
 

Social Entrepreneurship

In Search of Collaborative Spirit

Is collaborative competition … collaborative?

By Rafael Ziegler | 1 | Nov. 14, 2011