Slavery in 20th Century America

The Washington Monthly\'s start-of-year issue brings America back to the bygone days of American Civil War. Pulitzer Prize-awardee Douglas Blackmon wrote about the brutality that African Americans...more

How To Nurture Urban Innovation

Clean Technica sits down with Rinat Guy, the CIO (Chief Innovation Officer) in the Municipality of Tel-Aviv, Yafo, Israel to get a glimpse on her work and views on innovation. Rinat is passionate...more

How Nonprofits Can Help Donor Advised Fund Philanthropists Listen and Learn
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

In an article, which is a part of a series that was produced for Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) by Milway Media with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, addresses the...more

View Volunteer Fire Department Received 5 New Bunker Gears
Foundation: Community Foundation of Abilene

The Community Foundation of Abilene has awarded a grant to the View Volunteer Fire Department. The grant amounting to roughly $10,000 will be used to purchase new, custom bunker gear. Each seat of...more

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies Launches New Campaign
Foundation: Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has recently announced that they are now entering into a new phase of strategic planning with through the implementation of a series of "Town Hall"...more

Make an Impact: Change Our 2morrow (CO2) Competition
Foundation: Alcoa Foundation

The Alcoa Foundation and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has recently announced that six competing schools across Alcoa communities have won a total of $9,000 in grants after...more

London to Embrace Social Impact Investing

In an editorial for City AM, Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf, describes how London has always been a crucible for debate, innovation and philanthropy. Woolf advises that the city must lead in social impact...more

White House Council Urges Grant Makers to Prioritize Youth Employment

Federal and private grant makers have been advised by the White House Council for Community Solutions to do more projects involving collaborations between nonprofits and others to help young people...more

Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty

The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) researchers launched a multidimensional poverty index, the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index (bMPI). OPHI decided to spin out...more

Treasury Releases Final Program-Related Investment Regulations - Installment # 1

The United States Treasury Department, after serious debate, has released the final regulations regarding Program Related Investments, PRI's for short. These PRI's are investments that have no...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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