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12.14.11: John Cary and William Drenttel

Give the Gift of Design this Holiday Season
Tax-deductible gifts for the holiday season: they feel good for the giver, meaningful for the recipient, and provide crucial support for hardworking nonprofits on the ground.
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09.19.11: The Editors

10 Things Acumen Fund Has Learned About Tackling Global Poverty
A new website, with a clear framing of principles, marks Acumen Fund's first decade.
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09.02.11: The Editors

Yves BĂ©har Wins Second INDEX Award
Yves Béhar Wins Second INDEX Award for VerBien (See Better to Learn Better).
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06.22.11: The Editors

Sappi Ideas That Matter
Trio of 2010 Sappi Ideas That Matter grant recipients
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05.27.11: The Editors

Cause/Affect Competition
AIGA announces its next Cause/Affect competition celebrating design for social change.
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04.06.11: Ramsey Ford

Design Impact Fellowship Program
Announcement of Design Impact Fellowship Program in India.
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04.05.11: The Editors

Design for the Real World Redux
To mark the acquisition of Papanek’s archives by the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the school’s Victor J. Papanek Foundation, in partnership with the Austrian Cultural Forum New York and the Museum of Arts and Design, has announced a prize for a concept, prototype or product “that upholds Papanek’s vision of environmental and/or social responsibility.”
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10.18.10: The Editors

Sexy Sanitation
Competition brief for Acumen Fund challenge to improve access to sanitation.
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07.21.10: Vera Sacchetti

Virtue Rewarded: Design and Social Innovation Prizes
Descriptions of nine awards programs that regularly give out $100,000 for design and social innovation projects.
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07.16.10: The Editors

Humanitarian Design vs. Design Imperialism: Debate Summary
Bruce Nussbaum started a firestorm with the question "Is humanitarian design the new imperialism?" — and the conversation has spread through the blogosphere. Here, a digest of essays and related posts on this subject.
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07.30.09: The Editors

Change Observer: How, and Why Now
Change Observer's mission as a website devoted to design and social innovation
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