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Spreading Social Impact Globally
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact. Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more



Commit! Findings on Philanthropic Dollars for Dallas Countyís Education Programs
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education. Among the findings,...more

Happier: Only for Happy People
Boston-based startup Happier, a new social network, is specifically designed for positive, happy users. Nataly Kogan, former PayPal entrepreneur and Happier's co-founder and 'Chief Happiness...more

Solutions to Combating Youth Homelessness: Housing and Work Stability
Youth homelessness can be fought in a two-way street: Providing long-term housing and employment. Housing advocates are pushing for housing services as well as programs to help homeless youth...more

Innovation Africa 2013
Innovation Africa 2013, a summit being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana, will host a number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education,...more

Homeless Veterans Get the Help They Need With $2.4 Million Grant
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families. The Department of...more

A Grant for Education with Strings Attached
The samefacts.com blog, hosted by Robert H. Frank a management professor at Cornell's Business School, has an interesting discussion of a grant from the Broad Foundation to support schools in New...more

J.P. Morgan Employees Volunteer on Grameen Foundation Initiatives
The nonprofit Grameen Foundation's Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) initiative has a crew of volunteers helping with its efforts to reduce high infant and mother mortality rates in...more

Highway Safety Community Calls on Congress to Fund Section 405
Known as Section 405, the Priority Highway Safety Grant Program will be fully funded as appealed by traffic safety advocacy groups and communities. Section 405 delivers performance-based fund...more






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Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety

Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety
Plymouth’s Entrepreneurship Centre intern, James Holden, launches Student Safety Ltd to keep students safe on the streets...



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