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Impact Companies Tag: Community Engagement 14

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B-360


United States of America

B 360 utilizes dirt bike culture to end the cycle of poverty disrupt the prison pipeline and build bridges in communities. Through a STEM education community engagement workforce pipelining and events B 360 equips disconnected youth and adults with the skills to secure educational and career opportunities in STEM fields while changing perceptions of dirt bike riders and engineers. B 360 works to repair and build relationships in the community uncover new and different career opportunities give and enhance career skills leverage the STEM gap and create events that unite communities in a safe and fun way.

Information, communication & technology

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Bromley by Bow Centre


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

The Bromley by Bow Centre is an innovative community organisation in East London working in one of the most deprived wards in the UK. Each week we support families young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills improve their health and wellbeing find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives. At the core of the Centre?s thinking is our belief in people and their capacity to achieve amazing things.

Administrative & support services

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BSR Contractor


United States of America

BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia Europe and North America BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting research and cross sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR s more than 20 years of leadership in sustainability.rn

Information, communication & technology

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Designing Justice & Designing Spaces,


United States of America

At DJ DS we use our innovations in architecture design and real estate development to attack the root causes of mass incarceration which we believe to be poverty racism lack of access to resources and the criminal justice system itself. Therefore with our non profit government and community partners we counter the societal inequities evident in the dominant architectural models of courthouses and prisons by co creating new prototypes such as peacemaking centers mobile villages and housing for foster age youth. Together we harness the power of the built environment to create triple bottom line equity and support the success and expansion of restorative justice education and workforce development programs.

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Grassroots and Rural Innovative Development


India

Grassroots and Rural Innovative Development (GRID) aims at providing low cost and efficient energy and water solutions to rural and semi urban areas through solar microgrids. The organization aims to establish high quality microgrids that are commercially viable and profitable engaging villagers and local entrepreneurs as partners and operators. By giving sustainable electricity clean drinking water and digital connectivity at affordable prices to villages GRID is working to bring education health support clean drinking water women empowerment and digital connectivity through its partners in the village. In five years GRID aims to be the world s largest microgrids developer impacting millions through its solutions.

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Growth Through Energy & Community Health Strategies


United States of America

Across Allegheny County we mobilize residents local policy makers and like minded organizations to transform vacant spaces into thriving places everyone can enjoy.Reclaim vacant land for the growth of alternative energy crops in order to remediate soil produce biofuel feedstock and serve as a platform for green job training.

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I Do Foundation


United States of America

The I Do Foundation helps engaged couples bring a charitable focus to their marriage by uniting the joy and wealth of wedding celebrations with effective nonprofit organizations. The I Do Foundation s recommended nonprofit partners include education programs family empowerment projects community development work civil and human rights initiatives health promotion efforts and environmental protection programs. The I Do Foundation has made a special commitment to support organizations working for low income and underserved populations. In addition to its recommended partners the I Do Foundation also donates to organizations suggested by its couples. The I Do Foundation invites every engaged couple to share their celebration with a broader community. By adding a charitable element to their wedding engaged couples can affirm their commitment as a family to a lifetime of community involvement.

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NobleHour


United States of America

NobleHour is a network of online communities that focuses on community engagement by offering a suite of tools for tracking and measuring service learning volunteering and community service initiatives. Our online communities offer hour tracking opportunity and event listings and hour reporting tools that are used by school districts colleges universities non profits and businesses throughout the US and most recently Canada. They have an interesting back story NobleHour was started by a student back in 2005 who was looking for a way to find service opportunities in his area. It grew from a simple online database of service learning opportunities to what they are today with over 35000 active users over 3000 organizations and over 3000 opportunity listings. Since the day of our official relaunch in January of 2012 our users have tracked close to 3 million service hours with an economic impact of over $62000000.

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Reach Incorporated


United States of America

Using a three pronged approachtraining tutoring and compensationReach Incorporated provides struggling high school readers with the opportunity to improve their reading skills through teaching. Two days each week tutors prepare lesson plans. On two alternating days they tutor 2nd and 3rd grade students. Tutors are paid a stipend for their participation and they are able to address academic skill gapsboth their own and their students'in an affirming and empowering environment.

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SAAJHA


India

SAAJHA builds the leadership capacity of School Management Committee (SMC's) a body consisting of parents and teachers to ensure accountability for children's learning in primary public schools of India. SAAJHA supports SMC's to create forums for parent teacher interaction. It also wants to facilitate a coalition of SMC's to create national demand for good governance in schools. SAAJHA is a Hindustani word that means collaboration the organization core value. SAAJHA aims to impact 100000 schools by 2025.

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Stramash


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Stramash deliver a wide range of top quality outdoor activities in Oban and Argyll. Using the unique wild Scottish landscape our fully qualified and experienced instructors will give you the quality personal experience you are looking for. We pride ourselves in providing memorable real and unique outdoor adventure experiences that are of outstanding quality. If you are looking for things to do in Oban and Argyll then join us for a taste of adventure.

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The Toothpick Project


United States of America

This project started with the end user in mind. Through the biocontrol of Striga with the FOXY T14 toothpick technology their goals are to reduce labor and increase crop yield for smallholder farmers. Ultimately this technology will improve health through more nutritious diversified crops (impacting both physical and mental wellbeing) increase income by providing enough yield for both family use and sale and provide greater access to education due to this increased income. Because the vast majority of maize farmers are women these results will also impact women's empowerment which will be reflected in a Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (USAID Feed the Future) study that evaluates independence literacy time use domestic violence land ownership and other measures of empowerment.

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Waste Watch


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Waste Watch is now Keep Britain Tidy. Keep Britain Tidy is an independent environmental charity that fights for people s right to live and work in a place of which they can be proud. Keep Britain Tidy inspire people to be litter free to waste less and to live more and they believe that caring for the environment is the first step to a better society. Keep Britain Tidy work at the heart of the business government and the community to help people understand that what s good for the environment is also good for society and enable them to take action to improve that environment.

Waste Management & Recycling

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Weird Enough Productions


United States of America

Weird Enough Productions is a new media production company dedicated to creating positive media images of black men and other minority groups. By creating programming with a focus on diversity Weird Enough produces profitable content that appeals to critical demographics while also directly combating media misrepresentation. Through media literacy education Weird Enough academically addresses the problem and empowers young people with the knowledge to analyze evaluate and create their own media. Weird Enough endeavors to combine artistry and activism to revolutionize the media industry with content that s not normal but just Weird Enough.

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