The eight entrepreneurs in in Upaya’s Cohort1 are growing small businesses from India’s informal sector, such as food delivery, jobs placement, shoe cleaning, and waste management. Each business has been successful operating in a local environment, and is preparing to scale across a wider geographic footprint and market size in India. ...Read More
The Beauty of Ugly Food: You won't believe how much edible food we're wasting - Jill Richardson / AlterNet
This article shares fascinating examples of social enterprise in the US that are making big headway in solving a mega-challenge in the domestic food market: too much waste.
Families Funding Change: How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Our Communities - Niki Jagpal & Ryan Schlegel, National Committee fir Responsive Philanthropy NCRP
NCRP helped to craft the Foundation Center’s definition of social justice philanthropy as “the granting of philanthropic contributions to nonprofit organizations based in the United States and other countries that work for structural change in order to increase the opportunity of those who are the least well off politically, economically and socially.”
Family Foundations aren't funding social justice as much as their peers in philanthropy. At 3CF we are proud to fund organizations and programs that are actively increasing the opportunity for those who are the least well off.
On August 20th, 3CF’s Board of Directors attended the Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI) Investor Showcase hosted by the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University.Read More
We are happy to announce that 3rd Creek Foundation (3CF) made its first Program Related Investment (PRI) in January of 2015.Read More
Founded by Mayra Angélica Cortés in 2000 in Managua, Nicaragua, Details manufactures and sells paper products made from recycled plant materials. By using recycled products, Details helps to divert waste from landfills, a major problem in Nicaragua.Read More