”Ask me why I’m bald.” These are the simple words on the bold yellow pins that the St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser shavees proudly wear to invite questions about their newly bald heads. By sacrificing their own hair, these individuals stand in...

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Apr
05
2012
Brianna Johnson is an intern at the Case Foundation who is passionate about the non-profit sector. She is currently working on a Masters of Public Administration at George Washington University. In her spare time, Brianna loves to explore DC, and...
Apr
04
2012
Ladies and gentlemen, the final votes have been counted for this year’s DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, and we’re excited to announce the winners in the Case Foundation sponsored “Fearless Video” category! This was the first year for the Fearless...
Apr
04
2012
I've worked with or at the Case Foundation for more than five years now. And for the past six months, I've had the honor of being the Foundation's Director of Marketing and Partnerships. During that time, we've strengthened our partnership with...
Apr
03
2012
In this special series, we’ll take a brief look at various fearless inspirations from the past week or so. Whether it’s a fearless young changemaker who is taking risks, a new publication that expresses bold and innovative ideas, or an organization...
Mar
29
2012
In our journey to Be Fearless and champion a fearless approach to tackling social challenges, the Case Foundation team will spotlight leading changemakers across sectors that have embraced fearlessness. Our spotlights will provide personal accounts...
Mar
23
2012
In this special series, we’ll take a brief look at various different fearless inspirations from the past week or so. Whether it’s a fearless young change maker who is taking risks, a new publication that expresses bold and innovative ideas, or an...
Mar
21
2012
Maria Teresa Kumar (@MariaTeresa1) is the founding CEO/President of Voto Latino, where she grounded the organization in technology and developed the first ever voter registration via text message in 2006. She has grown the organization from a voter...
Mar
16
2012
Amanda Lavergne serves as the Office Coordinator at the Case Foundation and helps to oversee the operations of the organization. As a recent college graduate, Amanda is delving into the nonprofit sector for the first time...
Mar
14
2012
Daniel Kaufman is the co-founder of the One Percent Foundation, an organization building a broad-based movement of next generation philanthropists by making giving accessible, engaging, meaningful, and fun.It’s March again, so you know what that...
Mar
08
2012
Making Good, released earlier this week, explores how the next generation is "searching for practical ways to succeed financially while also making positive changes in the world." We ask Billy Parish, co-author of Making Good (also authored by Dev...
Mar
06
2012
Josh Nesbit is the co-founder and CEO of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit technology company advancing globale health equity. This post contains personal opinions, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Medic Mobile. Almost every week, there’s a new...
Mar
01
2012
Today the Case Foundation in conjunction with the Razoo Foundation released "How Giving Contests Can Strengthen Nonprofits and Communities." The in-depth analysis of Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington, in context with other giving days and...
Feb
28
2012
When we look at the state of the world today, we see a mixed picture. Rapid innovation in an increasingly connected society is transforming the way we work, play, and live. But we also see global economic woes, civic unrest, and political stalemates...
Feb
27
2012
Kathryn Gray is a 2011 ProInspire Fellow, leveraging her corporate marketing experience in the nonprofit sector. Previously Kathryn held various business and marketing roles with Sephora and Gap, Inc. She also brings tremendous passion for and...
Feb
24
2012
For six years now, the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards has been shining a spotlight on all the innovative ways that nonprofits use video. The contest is about moving the field of nonprofit video forward and encouraging cause video creators to try...
Feb
15
2012
  Ben Rigby is a Social Citizens Ambassador as well as the co-founder and CEO of Sparked.com—the world’s first crowdsourcing platform for unpaid labor (microvolunteering); the platform powers online volunteering programs for companies including...
Feb
13
2012
  Candy and flowers, teddy bears and candlelight dinners aside, Valentine’s Day is really about showing the people in your life how much you love them. Whether you keep it simple or go to the extreme, it feels good to make someone else feel...
Feb
10
2012
This February, Social Citizens celebrates Black History month and honors the impactful contributions made by Black Americans throughout our country’s history.Stacey Walker offers a reflection on what this observance means to him and what our...
Feb
06
2012
For many Social Citizens and Millennials alike, the desire to do what you love and love what you do is taking precedence over more traditional factors such as salary and work hours. Barbara Bush and Jonny Dorsey (a Social Citizen Ambassador)...
Feb
03
2012
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week: Social Media Susan G. Komen: What to Do When a...
Feb
03
2012
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Feb
02
2012
Update: NEW Special Prize Grants from the Case Foundation: We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding a $2,500 grant to the nonprofit with the most “Fearless” video in each category. ***** Action! The Case Foundation is proud to be a part...
Feb
02
2012
This post is authored by Steven Fajon, an intern at the Case Foundation. Steven is a fresh graduate of McGill University where he majored in management. He is currently exploring opportunities in the nonprofit sector and is sharing lessons learned...
Jan
31
2012
Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, is currently joining Startup America Partnership board member Pamela Contag and Dell’s Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt in Nashville for a full day of programming focused on female entrepreneurs and...
Jan
31
2012
Daniel Lee is a 2012 Social Citizens Ambassador and the executive director of the Levis Strauss Foundation. Through the Foundation’s “Pioneers in Justice” initiative, Daniel is leading an innovative approach that helps advocacy organizations...
Jan
27
2012
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week: Social Media The Millennial Story, Told by...
Jan
26
2012
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Jan
24
2012
Q: What can teens do to help change the world with no money, no car, and no adults? A: More than you think, according to DoSomething.org. Last week DoSomething.org held its annual meeting to review the past year and discuss the year ahead for this...
Jan
19
2012
The earthquake in Haiti two years ago shined a spotlight on mobile fundraising, and boosted the efforts of entrepreneurial organizations looking to help Haiti through the recovery and rebuilding process. As part of the Case Foundation's continued...
Jan
18
2012
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Jan
17
2012
It was around this time four years ago, that my friend and colleague Allison Fine and I were sending drafts back and forth of the yet-to-be-named Social Citizens paper and wondering how people might react once the paper was out in the wild.  We were...
Jan
13
2012
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week: Social Media iPad app Vodio is Flipboard for...
Jan
13
2012
This month we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In a national day of service, City Year AmeriCorps members will join thousands of volunteers in communities across the country, answering the question Dr. King once said was the...
Jan
12
2012
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Jan
06
2012
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week: Social Media How Gary Vaynerchuck, Chris Brogan...
Jan
02
2012
Another year has passed us by, and in just a few hours, we’ll begin a new one, filled with celebrations and challenges, new friends and partnerships, changes and transitions, and discoveries and breakthroughs. When we began 2011, many of the...
Dec
30
2011
It’s the time of year where we look back on the accomplishments and lessons learned throughout the year, and as I reflect on 2011 for the Case Foundation and our partners, one word comes to mind…wow. Across the nation and around the world, the year...
Dec
22
2011
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Dec
21
2011
The Case Foundation is fortunate to be able to work with so many great organizations, and as you make your holiday giving plans this year, we are proud to recommend a few to you! As you may know, the Case Foundation operates differently than many...
Dec
19
2011
Naomi Kodama, a 13-year-old girl from Chesterfield, MO, is one of my favorite examples of how one individual can make a big impact. For Naomi, giving back started when she was planning her seventh birthday party. The tsunami in the Indian Ocean...
Dec
15
2011
Each week, we’ll cull the interwebs for the most relevant articles, videos and commentary about Millennials and social change, and then present them right here in a weekly round-up. It’s not to say we won’t also provide our own fresh content and...
Dec
14
2011
A few weeks ago, I had the honor of joining our CEO, Jean Case, as she gave a keynote at the Kauffman Foundation’s first annual Global Women’s Summit in Kansas City. The Summit was organized by Kauffman’s FastTrac program as part of Global...
Dec
09
2011
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week:   Social Media Holiday Drive Honors Good Deeds,...
Dec
09
2011
You certainly don’t need us to tell you the holiday’s are right around the corner, but you may need us if you’re on the hunt for gifts for that special social citizen in your life.  We thought we’d devote this week’s Round Up to highlight a few...
Dec
08
2011
It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our close friend Joseph E. Robert Jr. A native of the DC area, he was a devoted father of two sons, renowned philanthropist, prolific entrepreneur, and most importantly, a fighter. I...
Dec
08
2011
Since we launched our #GoodSpotting campaign a few weeks ago, we’ve collected hundreds of great photos from you catching people, businesses, nonprofits, and even yourself in the act of doing good. We love hearing that you love this idea, because we...
Dec
02
2011
Want to get a quick view of what's new in Social Media, Active Citizenship, Good Giving, and Corporate Responsibility? Here are the highlights from what we've added to CaseFoundation.org this week:   Social Media Social Media Marketing – 10...
Dec
02
2011
Over the past few months, loyal readers of Social Citizens may have noticed that we took a bit of a “blogging hiatus.”   I hesitated even pointing this out because for some, you may be stumbling upon Social Citizens for the first time.  Today, our...
Nov
23
2011
A couple of years ago, we started a tradition at the Case Foundation to recognize Thanksgiving with a list of 25 things our team is grateful for, and we’re ready to roll out this year’s collection. As always, we are first and foremost thankful for...
Nov
21
2011
This week the holiday season really kicks into high gear. While we’re gathering with friends and family around the Thanksgiving feast, we'll soon be thinking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, watching holiday decorations go up in our...

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