Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Investment for Social Enterprise


Founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit, has supported the launch of the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy (YVP) investment program.

The YVP investment program seeks to boost investment in social enterprises in the region by attracting investors in the private sector. Sir Tim has appealed for more dynamic champions of a business model whose power is somewhat undervalued.


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Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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Impact Investing Efforts Unite USAID, Pope Francis


Impact Investing Efforts Unite USAID, Pope Francis

Dr. Rajiv Shah, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) leads the U.S. government’s efforts to end extreme poverty. He chose to participate in the impact investing conference at the Vatican and met with Pope Francis directly to address world poverty, the future of impact investing, and promotion of resilient, vibrant democratic societies worldwide.


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