One of the most meaningful things I do during the week is volunteering with Share our Strength (SOS). This inspirational organization has pledged to eradicate childhood hunger by connecting kids to effective nutrition programs (e.g., school...

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Nov
18
2011
Network for Good turns ten this week, and we decided to do two things for our anniversary. The first is to thank everyone who has made it possible for us to raise nearly $600 million for 60,000 charities, including Jean and Steve Case, who have been...
Nov
18
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Nov
14
2011
Today, the Case Foundation launches its “Social Citizen Ambassadors” program by bringing together a diverse group of impassioned and engaged leaders who are boldly influencing the nature of social change through their work across sectors and...
Nov
11
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 Facebook Marks Veteran's Day with 3...
Nov
11
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Nov
09
2011
The Millennial Donor Summit is for the nonprofit leaders and professionals who want to know new methods to involve Millennials; the new technologies to increase engagement of Millennials in a cause; the new approaches to raising support while...
Nov
09
2011
Where were you at 12:01 this morning? Admittedly, I was sleeping – and I’m guessing that you probably were, too. In contrast, many dedicated staff members from nonprofit organizations in the DC area were staring at their computer screens, waiting...
Nov
07
2011
This Veteran’s Day, the Case Foundation is excited to recognize Give an Hour, an innovative organization that harnesses the power of skilled volunteers to provide free mental health services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families. This...
Nov
04
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 Top 5 Tools to Better Time Your Tweets...
Nov
04
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Nov
03
2011
It depends on what you’re trying to achieve by having a spokesperson represent your issue. Many nonprofit organizations have enlisted celebrities to help them not only to raise awareness about a specific issue, but also to support their organization...
Oct
28
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Oct
21
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Oct
20
2011
What’s a Vivanista exactly? It sounds like a woman’s name, but it’s actually an anagram for the different characteristics that represent this organization that supports causes through fundraising and event best practices. (Learn what each letter...
Oct
14
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Oct
07
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Oct
06
2011
Yesterday evening we learned that Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and one of the most inspiring innovators of our time, had lost his battle with cancer at age 56. Perhaps appropriately so, devices he created were often the channels through which...
Oct
06
2011
It’s hard to go anywhere today without hearing news about or seeing expressions of mourning for Steve Jobs, the late co-founder and CEO of Apple.  For me, my message of remembrance is one of thanks—thanks to Jobs for playing a pivotal part in...
Oct
04
2011
On June 22, 2011, we kicked off the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11) — conducted exclusively online. A collaborative effort between Achieve, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates (JGA), and the Case Foundation, the virtual summit brought together...
Sep
29
2011
On June 22, 2011, we kicked off the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11) — conducted exclusively online. A collaborative effort between Achieve, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates (JGA), and the Case Foundation, the virtual summit brought...
Sep
29
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Sep
29
2011
On June 22, 2011, we kicked off the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11) — conducted exclusively online. A collaborative effort between Achieve, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates (JGA), and the Case Foundation, the virtual summit brought together...
Sep
23
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Sep
20
2011
On June 22, 2011, we kicked off the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11) — conducted exclusively online. A collaborative effort between Achieve, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates (JGA), and the Case Foundation, the virtual summit brought together...
Sep
16
2011
Note from The Case Foundation: Congratulations to First Book, the nonprofit to receive the most votes in our August "Give Back While Going Back to School" sweepstakes on Facebook. As the winner, First Book will be awarded a $10,000 grant from The...
Sep
16
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Sep
13
2011
Update: If you missed the livestream, please see all the videos recorded so far at NCoC here.   *********************** The national narrative this past week, from the President’s address to Congress to the Republican candidate debate, was focused...
Sep
12
2011
It’s hard to believe that 10 years have come and gone since the day my generation was thrust into a new world – a world where politics at the local, national, and international level suddenly took on new meaning. A world that forced us to grow up a...
Sep
09
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Sep
08
2011
Ten years ago, our lives, and our country were changed forever. Most of us remember vividly where we were when we first heard word of the planes hitting the twin towers, and watched in disbelief as the day’s events unfolded and tragedy also struck...
Sep
06
2011
On June 22, 2011, we kicked off the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11)—conducted exclusively online. A collaborative effort between Achieve, Johnson Grossnickle and Associates (JGA) and the Case Foundation, the virtual summit brought together more...
Sep
01
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Aug
24
2011
I had the great pleasure of attending my first South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference last year – and in the past few years, I've been following the growing number of amazing learning opportunities at the conference for folks in the...
Aug
22
2011
“The future of the world rests with women,” according to Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo Worldwide. Nooyi explained that more than 70% of the world’s buying power is controlled by women, and therein lies a new source of power. She believes this power is...
Aug
11
2011
Join us in celebrating innovative nonprofit organizations making a difference for students this back to school season. As part of the Case Foundation’s long-standing commitment to support  active and engaged communities and lift up innovative...
Aug
10
2011
As loyal Social Citizens readers know, we were all abuzz at the Case Foundation as we brought together more than 100 organizations across the country for a virtual summit on Millennial engagement, earlier this summer. Check out the exclusive behind-...
Aug
05
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jul
28
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jul
22
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jul
15
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jul
13
2011
When Deloitte released it's Volunteer IMPACT study last month, the response was overwhelmingly positive. The study showed that Millennial workers who frequently volunteer through or with their jobs are overall happier with their own careers, more...
Jul
12
2011
If you've visited our site in the last few days, you may notice that some things look a little bit different around here! We’re excited to have rolled out an updated look and feel, as well as some other great enhancements to CaseFoundation.org. When...
Jul
08
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jul
01
2011
Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jun
30
2011
Hotdogs consumed on the Fourth of July: 150 million. Dollars spent on fireworks: 900 million. Celebrating America’s 235th birthday while simultaneously doing social good: priceless. Interested? We’ve put together a list of 5 great apps that will...
Jun
24
2011
  Fellows Friday is a weekly series on the TED Blog that profiles one TED Fellow each week. We have asked the Fellows to answer our question below to share their knowledge and advice with other social entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers who...
Jun
22
2011
At the Case Foundation we believe strongly in taking risks, pushing the envelope and experimenting with technology in order to better understand how it can be leveraged for social good. Yesterday was an experiment in all of these things as we opened...
Jun
22
2011
Welcome to our special guest blog post series -"Millennial Perspectives: Voices of a Giving Generation." We have been exploring Millennial engagement with a variety of leading experts and practitioners in lead-up to today's Millennial Donor Summit....
Jun
21
2011
We are officially T-minus 24 hours until launch of the first ever Millennial Donor Summit, or MDS11 as we fondly refer to it around here.  For us, MDS11 is an experiment in virtual convenings - bringing together some of the brightest voices on the...
Jun
20
2011
Welcome to our special guest blog post series -"Millennial Perspectives: Voices of a Giving Generation." We hope you will join us each week until the Millennial Donor Summit on June 22, 2011, as we explore Millennial engagement with a variety of...

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