Skoll Foundation




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Recent News from Skoll Foundation


New Inclusive Creative Economy Strategy to Demonstrate That the U.S. Creative ...
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, Target Foundation, Ford Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

"The US creative economy was most recently valued at over $1 trillion by the National Endowment for the Arts," per a press release, "even before considering film, fashion, video games, beauty, food,...more

5 Percent of U.S. Foundations Invest for Impact
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Family Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

A study of 65 of the country's largest philanthropic foundations has found that just 5% invest their assets in something called impact investing, the Wall Street Journal reports. That's worth an...more

Cross-Border Impact Ventures: $90 Million Closed Of Women'S And Children'S Health Tech Fund
Foundation: Hamilton Community Foundation, Skoll Foundation, Johnson Foundation, McConnell Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Johnson & Johnson is putting its money where its mouth is, investing $100 million in a fund that aims to make a difference in the lives of women, children, and adolescents around the world, the New...more

3 Success Strategies From Oprah, Richard Branson and Jeff Skoll
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

When you're just a kid, your parents' side hustle could have easily turned into a "comfortable upbringing, afford college, and support my passion for social justice," writes Oprah Winfrey in the...more

Oxford Sa„ĮD Announces 2023 Cohort Of Skoll Scholars
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

"One important lesson I have learned over the last decade is that only systemic solutions can solve problems like rural poverty, which affects over a billion people," says Simeen...more

Operating Archetypes Webinar - Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

Operating Archetypes is a new resource created by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors to help philanthropies and other donors better understand their distinct position in the philanthropy ecosystem....more

Nonprofits launch $100M plan to support local health workers - Caledonian Record
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Lilly Endowment

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in up to 10 countries mostly in Africa by 2030 to support ... Philanthropy-Health...more

Philanthropy network GivingPi eyes raising $1 bn a year by 2030 - The Indian Express
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation

A group of leading philanthropists and Dasra, a strategic philanthropic organisation, have joined hands to launch GivingPi, India's first...more

Skoll Foundation Names Winners Of The 2022 Skoll Award For Social Innovation
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

"In the face of growing global challenges, these social innovators have never had a bigger role to play and have never needed more support," says Don Gips, CEO of the Skoll Foundation, which on...more

Indigenous People Link West With Climate Chaos
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

"The Amazon is a living and self-regulating organism. The planet is also an organism but it is a system and everything is interdependent and everything is alive." Those are the words of Martin von...more



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Social Enterprise Crafts Sweet Design


Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.




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