Posts Tagged ‘social entrepreneurship’

United Way’s 2019 GroundFloor Fellows Are Largest Class Yet

Posted by Rachel Linch

The largest class of 2019 GroundFloor fellows has been announced, and they are planning to bring big, diverse social change to the North Texas community.

The purpose of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ GroundFloor program is to help early-stage …

Communities Foundation of Texas, UT Dallas to Host Food Insecurity Hackathon

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Communities Foundation of Texas has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas for a Community Hackathon tackling food insecurity in Collin County.

The free event will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at Blackstone Launchpad, …

Business of Social: Bringing the Entrepreneurial Mindset into Nonprofits

Posted by Katie Kelton

Social impact took centerstage Tuesday morning at Dallas Startup Week as Dallas-based leaders gathered to talk about the role of social entrepreneurship in nonprofit organizations.

Catherine Cuellar, right, makes a point while Cynthia Nevels looks on. [Photo by Katie Kelton]

The Next Real Innovation: Business Purpose

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

Economist Marci Rossell gave a speech in Dallas last week in which she noted that there were two great innovations in the last 40 years that truly drove corporate productivity.

The first was technological: Individual workers gained access to computers. …

Nonprofit Gives Clothes To Kids In Need

Posted by Amber Backes

CARTER’S HOUSE INSPIRED BY FOUNDER’S HARDSHIP


What drives innovation? The answer to that question is as varied as a rainbow.

For Shawana Carter-Henderson of the nonprofit, Carter’s House, it was overcoming a difficult segment of her family’s life.

Seven …