Alumni Voices, Executive Program, Uncategorized
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What Is Social Impact Anyway?
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When it comes to social impact initiatives, there are certain things we know to be true. For example, we know that these days, an increasing number of consumers seek out products that have a positive impact on the world in some capacity. In fact, 90% of Millennials say they will switch to a cause-branded product
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Executive Program, Research and Ideas, Resources, Staff Voices, Uncategorized
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We asked a grant expert what makes proposals stand out. Here’s what he had to say.
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Let’s talk about grants. Let’s talk about grants. In so many ways, they’re a wonderful thing, providing funding to organizations and businesses that are changing the world for the better, and who need financial support to create that change. Unfortunately, they can be really difficult to get, and often require a great deal of work.
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Developing a Pitch: Why You Need One & How to Do It
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Each year as the Center for Social Impact Strategy’s Executive Program comes to a close, we invite students to join us for a closing event on Penn’s campus. At the time of that meeting participating students will have completed eight months of online coursework. They’ve had a chance to advance their own ideas for achieving
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Ready to Make an Impact? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
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  One of my favorite parts of my job is working directly with social entrepreneurs who want to make a difference in the world. As Managing Director of the Center for Social Impact Strategy, my job is to train and connect people who want to make a positive social impact in their communities. Over the
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Executive Program, Uncategorized
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Global Leaders Embark on Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
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This January, the Center for Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice enrolled 66 leaders from around the world to the Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy, an eight month intensive program designed to help anyone, anywhere make a social impact. Our students live and work in 16
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