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Aug
25
2014
At the Case Foundation, we’re happy to be able to lift up new models for financing social innovation and rewarding programs with real impact. The Social Innovation Fund of the Corporation for National and Community Service, led by former Case...
Aug
19
2014
As the song says, we’ve come so far. Five years ago, Achieve and the Case Foundation foresaw the influence that the generation dubbed “Millennials” would have on our way of life. We also realized that powered by the strongest desire to safeguard and...
Jul
28
2014
Over the last decade we’ve seen a steady increase in corporate volunteer programs in the U.S. Since the global recession, in particular, companies of all sizes – from startups to the Fortune 500 ranks – have embraced employee volunteerism as a...
Jun
19
2014
Congratulations to the MCON14 Be Fearless Pitch It finalists! New this year at the Millennial engagement conference, MCON14, the Case Foundation will host the first ever Be Fearless Pitch It challenge exclusively for Millennial social entrepreneurs...
Jun
04
2014
Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don't wait to be a hero.
Jun
04
2014
The following article comes from the U.S. News ebook, How to Live to 100, which is now available for purchase. Helping our fellow man has long been seen as an altruistic behavioral model. But it turns out that more selfish motives—pleasing...
May
19
2014
Below is a transcript of Jean Case’s remarks to graduates at the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy commencement ceremony, delivered May 11, 2014. Thank you, all. And thank you, Dean Tempel, for this great honor you’ve conferred on me...
Apr
17
2014
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...
Mar
13
2014
SXSW 2014
We went, we saw, we conquered. SXSW 2014 Interactive is now officially closed, but there is still much to be done—from cementing new partnerships, and applying what we have learned, to sharing new ideas with our colleagues. Here is a brief recap of...
Feb
26
2014
We’re packing our suitcases and heading down to Austin this week for SXSW Interactive—a five-day festival that showcases a mix of digital creativity, emerging technology and unique networking events. From March 6 through 11, members of the Case...
Jan
30
2014
The Neutral Zone — a place created by teens for teens so they could socialize, learn, teach and grow in a safe space — was named one of the winners of the 2013 Independent Sector Pitch Competition hosted by the Case Foundation. By using innovative...
Dec
08
2013
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela With the passing of Nelson Mandela, we say goodbye to one of our...

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