The Genesis Prize: a Jewish Nobel Prize
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Genesis Prize, a "Jewish Nobel Prize" worth $1 million, was announced in a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and...more

Lincoln Financial Foundation Gifts $40,000 to Science Central

Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic legacy of Lincoln Financial Group, presents Science Central a $40,000 grant to be used for Lincoln Financial Foundation Demonstration...more

$13,800 in Grants Avon Education Foundation

The Avon Education Foundation's Prize Patrol recently visited two of Avon's public schools to award its chosen grant applicants with $13,800 in grants. Some of the awards were: the 2012 Oh Family...more

YouTube Seeks to Improve Nonprofit Videos

YouTube will have a one-day video boot camp in San Francisco as part of the company's NextUp program. It has a goal of to helping nonprofits create more powerful, effective videos. YouTube for...more

Illinois Wesleyan University Receives $500,000

The National Science Foundation has awarded Illinois Wesleyan University with grants totaling more than $500,000 for the study of asteroids and molecules. Illinois Wesleyan\'s chemistry department...more

Computers for Preschoolers
Foundation: Midland Area Community Foundation

Through Midland Area Community Foundation's Gladwin Youth Action Council grant, more than 100 preschoolers in four classrooms now have access to new computers. Each computer will have age...more

Grant for Northwest Indiana Food Bank
Foundation: Porter County Community Foundation

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana was recently awarded with a grant by the Porter County Community Foundation. This will help the food bank to purchase additional computers and software. The...more

Sixteen Grants from Lawrence Township Education Foundation

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation has completed its Spring 2012 grant cycle by awarding more than $47,000 in grants to Lawrence Township Public Schools to fund innovative classroom...more

$42,000 from Southborough Education Foundation

The Southborough Education Foundation has announced the recipients of its grants for next school year totaling more than $42,000. Grants include $4,200 for a digital camera and substances needed...more

Digital Alberta Awards

Digital Alberta announced the 2012 finalists for the annual Digital Alberta Awards. The awards program is designed to recognize leaders in innovation, creativity and the evolving digital media sector...more

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This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users

This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.

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