Literally years in the making, July 22, 2010 was a day of enthusiastic celebration for many across the social sector as the Obama Administration announced the eleven grantees of the new Social Innovation Fund (SIF).
Established by the... Read More
Recently our fearless leader, James Weinberg attended the 2010 Skoll World Forum in England. Since the rest of us were not able to attend, we had a million questions for him when he got back. Here are a few snippets of what he had to... Read More
As a coalition member of America Forward, we are pleased to re-post the following announcement about Obama’s Community Solutions Agenda, and what it means for the advancement of socially innovative nonprofits.
“Today was a... Read More
Commongood Careers client Year Up is closing the opportunity gap for urban young adults. Today, this high-impact organization was the focus of the President’s attention! As part of an afternoon devoted to promoting fatherhood and... Read More
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the creation of the Summer of Service initiative. This initiative will work to increase civic engagement across the country by... Read More
It is with great excitement that we share the news that the House of Representatives passed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act yesterday! With a bipartisan vote of 275-149, the House approved the bill that the Senate passed last... Read More