Posts Tagged ‘Education Opens Doors’

BBVA Expands Social Impact Accelerator Program to 7 States

Posted by Katie Kelton

BBVA Compass is expanding its accelerator program for social entrepreneurs in the U.S. and applications are due soon. 

The Madrid-based bank has hosted its BBVA Momentum accelerator program across the globe since 2011. Last year, the bank brought it to …

Social Entrepreneurs Focused on Education Land $100K in United Way’s OneUp the Pitch

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Surrounded by first-generation college graduates that went through the ScholarShot program, Dan Hooper impressed the judges to take home the $75,000 Social Innovator of the Year award at OneUp the Pitch Thursday night.

ScholarShot pairs at-risk students with academic managers …

Meet the New Class of Social Innovators in United Way’s GroundFloor Program

Posted by Heather Noel

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has named its new class of GroundFloor fellows — and it’s the biggest one yet. 

Through the redesigned five-month program, fellows can earn up to $125,000 in seed funding by reaching certain milestones.

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