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Social Innovation Spotlight Series #4
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Join us for the fourth installment of our Spotlight Series! DC Social Innovation Project was created to provide funding and resources to help small or early-stage non-profits and social enterprises in DC innovate. Our Spotlight Series highlights some of the projects we are supporting along with other non-profits and socially beneficial businesses in DC. We're shining a spotlight on the social good and innovation that's happening right here in DC. Join us on May 2nd to meet others interested in social innovation, enjoy Local 16's happy hour specials ($5 beer, wine, cocktails, and pizza), and hear from:
Alex Budak - Co-Founder of StartSomeGood.com
Kiah Rhode - Co-Founder of Michelle In Training
Greg Bloom & Preston Rhea - Organizers of Broadband Bridge and Mount Pleasant Community Wireless Network
Jeff Raderstrong - Editor of UnSectored
About DC Social Innovation Project:
DC Social Innovation Project identifies and invests in creative new ideas that tackle pressing social issues in Washington, DC. Through two programs, DCSIP provides funding and resources to help individuals and community groups launch projects and social ventures in order to improve their communities. The Community Lab grants program provides $3,000 grants to small or early-stage non-profits in DC to launch innovative new programs. The Bright Idea Challenge, enlists 18-35 year olds in the DC area to propose creative social ventures that address a local issue, and the best idea receives up to $10,000 in funding and other pro bono services to help them launch their venture. For more information or questions:
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DC Social Innovation Project
DC Social Innovation Project identifies and invests in creative, new ideas that tackle pressing social issues in Washington, DC. Through idea competitions and community solution-building activities, DCSIP seeks to be a breeding ground for initiatives that create a better DC with a better quality of life and more opportunities for everyone.