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Drawdown Georgia Launches to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Nonpartisan effort to scale solutions by bringing Georgians together to crowdsolve for climate progress   The end of 2020 marked the launch of a long-term, multi-stakeholder climate initiative in Georgia – one designed to bring business and industry, municipal leadership, NGOs and others together to accelerate climate solutions in Georgia. Inspired by the global framework […]

Entrepreneur Profile: Jasmine Burton, Wish for WASH

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name: Jasmine Burton Venture Name: Wish for WASH Impact Focus Area(s): Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Global Health; Health Equity; Health Education Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Startup Year Venture Established: 2014 Business Type: Our growing mission is to bring more diverse minds, talent, and innovation to the problems of global […]

Farm-to-Home Explorer Kits for Daymaker Kids

By: Ben Haynes, Daymaker Giving   “Food education should be a cornerstone of every child’s education.” – Erin Croom, founder of Small Bites Adventure Club in Atlanta, Georgia Daymaker believes that everyone should have access to healthy, wholesome meals, and that humans are happier when they have a connection to their food and its source. […]

A Mission Investing Partnership: A Nonprofit Leveraged 1 Foundation’s $100k Loan Into Over $2.3 Million In Only 3 Months

By: Thelma Johnson, CEO of Albany Community Together! (ACT) & Christine Reeves Strigaro, Executive Director of The Sapelo Foundation    Albany Community Together! (ACT!) is a Community Financial Development Institution (CDFI) that is based in Albany, Georgia. It provides capital, coaching, and connections to support small businesses in southwest Georgia. Its combination of loans and […]

Aegis: Starting a Financial and Economic Transformation

Entrepreneur Name: Reginald Maisonneuve Venture Name: Aegis LLC Impact Focus Area(s): Financial & Economic Transformation for the consumer, enterprise & government. Core areas include: Financial Health Affordable Housing Access to Capital: Consumer & micro & SMB Under/Un-banked Employee Financial Wellness Business Stage: Startup Year Venture Established: 2018 Business Type: LLC, a GA Corp., Haitian-American & US Veteran-owned. The Issue Social entrepreneurship […]

B Corporation FAQs

What is a B Corporation?  From bcorporation.net: “Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.” Should […]