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SVN Innovation Award Applications due June 15, 2009

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2009 SVN Innovation Awards After 22 years inspiring a community of 500 entrepreneurs, investors and nonprofit leaders working together to build a more just and sustainable economy, Social Venture Network (SVN) is looking to honor and support the “next generation” of social entrepreneurs with the 2009 SVN Innovation Awards. Winners of the 2009 Awards will be honored during a special ceremony at the 2009 SVN Fall Conference this October, will receive a year-long membership in SVN, waived registration and $1500 in travel and hotel expenses to attend the Fall Conference, waived registration for the 2010 SVN Member Gathering, recognition on SVN’s website for a full year, publicity in other media outlets in late 2009 and early 2010, and advice and mentoring from members of the SVN community.

To be eligible, applicants must currently hold positions as C-level executives (CEO, President, Executive Director, etc.) at a business or nonprofit having a positive social or environmental impact, and their organization must be less than five years old. The Awards are open to both current SVN members and individuals who aren’t members of SVN. To learn more about the Awards or to download an application, please visit www.svn.org/awards .

May 29, 2009 at 9:07 pm Leave a comment

Vote for an SVN member for a Social Enterprise Award!

SVN members nominated by BusinessWeek

Help an SVN-er win a Business Week Social Entrepreneurship Award

Business Week Magazine is now conducting an online vote for its Social Entrepreneurship Awards and four out of the 25 nominees are led by SVN members! We encourage you to click here to check out the finalists, then click here to vote for your favorite. No email entry or other registration is required, and voting takes only about ten seconds. Several of the finalists are SVN members, including:

  • Impact Makers: a profit- and performance-driven competitive social venture that directs all profits directly to its charity partner (RxPartnership, which provides free pharmaceuticals to uninsured medical patients)
  • CleanFish: he company connects small-scale fish suppliers with distributors to get sustainable seafood to restaurant kitchens and supermarkets, in an effort build a market for sustainable aquaculture and wild fishing that doesn’t damage the environment
  • IceStone: recycled residential and commercial surface materials by removing waste from the production stream
  • Revolution Foods: deliver nutritious and healthy lunches to more than 20,000 lunches to more than 100 schools in the Bay Area and Los Angeles
  • Stonyfield Farm: all natural and organic yogurt

Support an SVN member and vote today!

April 13, 2009 at 8:48 pm Leave a comment


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