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As the social entrepreneurship field evolves to include innovative profit- and impact-generating models, new types of finance and assistance that support these innovative leaders must also emerge.



Direct Impact prepares the next generation of corporate professionals for board leadership and a lifetime commitment to meaningful social change.


We have to create the conditions where innovators can effectively implement, iterate, and have the time and space to learn from their methods to make lasting change.


Echoing Green continues our exploration of the developing purpose field. The time is now for more support to solidify purpose's place in the change-making ecosystem.


Echoing Green hosted the world’s first cross-sector purpose convening. Our collective task was to map the beginnings of the field as it exists today, and engage in strategic visioning around how to continue developing the field.



Echoing Green accelerates organization's innovation by welcoming Melinda Weekes-Laidlow as its first Social Entrepreneur in Residence.


We need to improve our ability to identify, develop and connect talented individuals, particularly from across sub-Saharan Africa.


We collaborated with Yale University to empirically explore the societal interest in developing a sense of purpose and how we might measure its progress over time.



From the Stanford Social Innovation Review to the Times of India, the 2015 Echoing Green Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.


Competition and connection from the final round of judging to the early days of the Fellowship.



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