San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2009 — The Skoll Foundation, PopTech, ideablob, and Civic Ventures (sponsor of The Purpose Prize) are pooling their data to create an open database of social entrepreneurs scheduled to launch in late July 2009.
San Francisco, CA, April 28, 2009 — Three developers, whose web applications and widgets will make it easier for web surfers to find and share ways to make a difference, were named the winners of the Change the Web Challenge today. Social Actions (www.socialactions.com), a web-based nonprofit initiative committed to making it easier for people to find and share opportunities to make a difference, produced the Challenge. The winning applications were announced at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco, CA.
On Feb. 23, Social Actions, a Web-based nonprofit initiative, will begin accepting submissions for its Change the Web Challenge, a contest to encourage Web developers, bloggers and others to create tools to help people find and share opportunities to take actions on the Web sites, blogs and social networks they already frequent in their day-to-day activities.