Open Society Foundations' Kenneth Zimmerman shares the latest news about the Open Places Initiative — a multi-year effort to promote real and sustainable opportunities for civic, economic and political change in local communities.
The grants, awarded in the foundation's three program areas to 56 nonprofit organizations across the country, represent the third cycle of quarterly grants since Surdna introduced changes to each of its program strategies late last year.
The Rockefeller Foundation and PopTech have announced the inaugural recipients of the Bellagio/PopTech Fellows program, a collaborative incubator that works to foster ideas for improving the lives of poor and vulnerable populations.
The World Bank is looking to increase the number of such partnerships — which include a recent effort with the Ford and Open Society foundations — to help reduce global poverty and boost incomes for the bottom 40 percent in developing countries by...
Teams of charities in eight U.S. cities are competing for long-term grants, through the Open Society Foundations' Open Places Initiative, that will be used to help improve opportunities for low-income people and minorities.