Category Archives: Developing and Sustaining Social Enterprises

Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality

The International Labour Organization’s Co-operative Branch and the World of Work Series have put out two new briefs  on Gender Equality and Domestic Workers. Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality.   To read more about how cooperative … Continue reading

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Looking for grants to support your sustainability/environmental justice project? Check out these upcoming opportunities

PATAGONIA offers funds of up to $12,000 for environmental work—particularly work that focuses on local habitat, biodiversity and ecosystem protection.  They are especially interested in supporting small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns.  Upcoming proposal … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity from the Ittleson Foundation

The Ittleson Foundation is dedicated to serving the needs of the underprivileged and providing resources for organizations. The Foundation provide funds for new initiatives and model projects that have the potential to greatly enhance public policy and the lives of … Continue reading

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The World Cooperative Monitor wants to hear from you

If you are part of a Cooperative, the World Cooperative Monitor wants to hear from you! The European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) are calling on co-operatives to contribute to the … Continue reading

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Toolkit and information about registering your coop with the Co-operative Marque!

Domains.com has created a Toolkit to encourage more organizations to complete their Co-operative Identity with a .coop domain and the Co-operative Marque.  The Toolkit includes a downloadable a poster, video tutorials, editorial, buttons for your website and newsletters and a … Continue reading

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Interested in Getting involved in a Multipurpose Co-op?

If you are interested in learning more about or getting involved in a multipurpose cooperative, come to an open house on April 19, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at 2811 N. 39th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009. This informational … Continue reading

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Have a mobile app idea? Apply to FinCapDev!

FinCapDev is a mobile app development competition that helps millions of underserved Americans make smarter financial choices and achieve better access to financial services. FinCapDev is offering a $100,000 prize purse, startup cash, as well as tech resources and expert … Continue reading

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Win up to $20K to make your startup idea happen!

ASU’s Edson Student Entrepreneurship Initiative is accepting applications for startup ideas. They provide funding, mentorship, and office space to teams of students from all university disciplines to help advance their ventures. This opportunity is open to all ASU students. Application … Continue reading

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Want to inspire change in a creative way?

Living Resources and the Grand Central Art Center are seeking a Creative to inspire change in affordable housing communities. Artists, architects and social activists alike can apply to be given housing (or a housing stipend), a working stipend, and a … Continue reading

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Looking for funding related to environmental and/or economic justice projects?

The Cedar Tree Foundation’s grant making focuses on the following areas of concern: sustainable agriculture, environmental education and environmental health. They give particular consideration to proposals that demonstrate strong elements of environmental justice, and conservation. To be eligible, you must … Continue reading

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