The Georgia Social Impact Collaborative acknowledges and thanks its donors for joining the effort to inspire our social impact ecosystem and help build the Georgia Social Impact Map.
GSIC is grateful to its sponsors and financial supporters.
"I started by asking a question… How can we eliminate inequity and catalyze transformation by leveraging the assets and expertise that exist within communities?" Meet Jason Martin from Community Guilds, who created a program called STE(A)M Truck, which deploys a growing fleet of mobile makerspaces filled with real tools and local experts and parks it where kids, and their teachers, can tackle real problems, design solutions and build things together. Learn more about their #GeorgiaImpact here: https://gasocialimpact.com/jason-martin-of-community-guilds/ ... See more
We are kicking off a new series at GSIC called #DefinetheJargon, which seeks to demystify the terms that surround the world of impact investing. This week's term is the most fundamental: "impact investing," itself. Mark Crosswell of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta walks us through an excellent explantation in the following video. Check it out and learn more at https://gasocialimpact.com/. ... See more
The Emory Impact Investing Group, comprised of Emory College and Emory University Goizueta Business School undergraduate students, invites you to an energizing, educational, and empowering evening focused on the Atlanta entrepreneurship community. Join them on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at 1300 Clifton Road, Room W525, Atlanta, GA 30322. RSVP Required: www.engage.emory.edu/EIIG2018 ... See more
The Global Social Venture Competition is back for its 20th year of turning ideas into impact! If you are a young start-up aiming to make a difference in the world using technology for good, apply to compete in #GSVC2019 to win up to $80,000 in prizes! The deadline to apply is December 3. Learn more at www.gsvc.org. ... See more
Jenny Taylor, the VP of Career Services for Goodwill of North Georgia, wrote about her experience at the October 4th GSIC kickoff event. Read her insights here: https://gasocialimpact.com/impact-capital-workshop/. ... See more
Meet Judith of PeachDish: Judith’s food philosophy can be captured in the words of Carlo Petrini, the man behind the Slow Food Movement: “Food should be the most important purchase that you make because it’s the only thing that literally becomes you.” Read more about this innovative enterprise here: https://gasocialimpact.com/judith-winfrey-of-peachdish/ ... See more
Meet Jasmine of GoodrCo.: "For me it started with hunger. I had been working to feed those in our community experiencing homelessness. I was working hard each week to gather food, cook, and serve long lines of individuals on the street- I thought there had to be a better way and that led me to do research on food waste." Read more: https://gasocialimpact.com/jasmine-crowe-of-goodr/ ... See more
Happening now: the launch of the Georgia Social Impact Collaborative Map! Thanks, Nonprofit Finance Fund and Antony Bugg-Levine for kicking us off this morning.
Meet Andrew: 100 years in the making, Georgia Artisan's material has a story of its own. There are hundreds of houses left to rot that sit boarded up in neighborhoods across Macon, Georgia. Andrew Eck and his team have given them new life. Read more: https://gasocialimpact.com/andrew-eck-of-georgia-artisan-furnishings/ ... See more