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Tag: Prizes


Innovative ways to use prizes to advance social progress



Skoll Award Recipients Focus on Ecosystem Services Market

Three of the seven recipients of this year’s awards were from the field of ecosystem services and avoided deforestation.

By Grace Augustine | Apr. 21, 2010

Nonprofit Management

For Collaboration Geeks: The Lodestar Database on Collaboration Models Is Up and Running!

A new database resource offers nonprofit leaders the chance to search and explore successful collaboration strategies already being used in the field.

By Jean Butzen | 1 | Feb. 18, 2010

Civil Society

The First Social Movement Plan Competition

Different from typical business plan competitions, the new Social-M Challenge is engaging people of diverse backgrounds to solve serious problems and gain experience in the world of campaigning.

By Lloyd Nimetz | 1 | Feb. 17, 2010


TED Prizewinner and Chef Jamie Oliver: Food Revolutionary?

Recent TED Prize winner, chef Jamie Oliver, has a goal to change the way Americans look at food and fight the growing trend of childhood obesity.

By Marcia Stepanek | Feb. 12, 2010

Data Mining from The Collaboration Prize Applicants

Collaboration Prize competition entries prove a rich resource for nonprofit mergers.

By Jean Butzen | Apr. 10, 2009

Interview Collaboration Prize Co-Winners

Interview with Abby Suckow and Connie Torrey, Collaboration Prize co-winners from the JCC and YMCA of the Greater Toledo area.

By Jean Butzen | Mar. 19, 2009

Prizes for Nonproft Mergers and Partnerships

An account of the recipients of the Lodestar Foundation and the Arizona-Indiana-Michigan Alliance (AIM)'s prize for the best nonprofit collaboration in the country.

By Jean Butzen | Jan. 20, 2009


Making Nonprofit Collaboration a Foundation Strategy: The Lodestar Foundation

The Lodestar Foundation supports nonprofit collaborations, mergers, and other cooperative activities as a major strategy.

By Jean Butzen | 4 | Dec. 16, 2008

Social Entrepreneurship

15 Minutes with Thomas Vander Ark

SSIR Managing Editor Eric Nee spoke with the X Prize Foundation’s president, Thomas Vander Ark, about how prizes can stimulate social innovation.
By Eric Nee | Dec. 14, 2007

Designing New Foundations

How the grantmaking entity of the 21st century might be built.

By Lucy Bernholz | 6 | Nov. 12, 2007