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Unbelievable: Over $2 Million Dollars Raised for Nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The CrowdRise #HolidayChallenge just ended last week, and you won't believe how much the organizations raised collectively in small donations for their nonprofits: $2,394,827, more than double last year's total for the Vets Challenge.

Big Deal: CrowdRise Holiday Challenge Has Raised Over $1.6M

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, I've been supporting the CrowdRise #HolidayChallenge this season by giving $75,000 to the campaign. Nonprofits nationwide have been participati...

This is not an exaggeration: Over a million dollars raised for nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, huge news! The #HolidayChallenge recently passed $1,000,000. That's a million dollars for charities. As many of you know, I'm helping to fund ...

The Kirtland's Warbler--Tiny Bird. Big Pluck!

Huron Pines | Posted 02.16.2014 | Science
Huron Pines

By Joy Leisen, Special Projects Coordinator, Huron Pines Mystery, intrigue, tragedy, controversy, and even murder--the story of the Kirtland's warb...

3 Ways You Can Give Differently (And Better) This December

Brady Josephson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Great donors to organizations are those who are passionately committed to the cause. And numbers, no matter how "good" they may be, will never inspire the type of passion and commitment that organizations need.

Russian Leukemia Patients: Waiting for Donors

Advita Fund | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Advita Fund

It's a bit awkward asking people to support our charity. Not that what we do is in any way controversial: we simply help cancer patients with treatme...

Creating Jobs for Others Is Really Hard

Building Markets | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Building Markets

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgAll around the developing world, every single day, entrepreneurs do business against all odds.

Help Give Away $200,000 for the Holidays

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, I've teamed up with CrowdRise and the Huffington Post to host a Holiday Challenge over on CrowdRise to help nonprofits raise a lot of money thi...

The Gold in Your Wedding Band: Mined by Modern-Day Slaves?

Verite | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Verite

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgPeru is fifth largest gold producer in the world -- if illegally produced gold is taken into account.

Making Sure Health Care Reaches Everyone, Everywhere

Riders for Health | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Riders for Health

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgThey saw piles of motorcycles, rusting behind health centres. These were the very vehicles that would be saving lives.

Protecting Public Health From Climate Change

Health Care Without Harm | Posted 12.02.2013 | Impact
Health Care Without Harm

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgWill dengue fever mosquitos touch down someday soon in Chicago? Sound over the top? Maybe not.

'Social Entrepreneurs Challenge' Kicks Off, Rewards Innovators And Crowdfunding Virtuosos!

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

On Tuesday, The Huffington Post and the Skoll Foundation launched the Social Entrepreneurs Challenge, a fundraising initiative for organizations striv...

What Does 83 Mean to You?

Roots of Peace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Roots of Peace

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg We're turning mines to vines that truly build roots of peace by making farmland usable again.

The Vets Challenge Was About Giving Back

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.02.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, a big congratulations to all the Teams who participated in the Veterans Charity Challenge over on CrowdRise. As many of you know, I gave $50k t...

Help Me Give Back to Vets and Their Families

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey there folks, I'd like your help, if you're able, to raise money for nonprofits who work with veterans and military families. The Veterans Charit...

Celebrating Heroes: Craig Newmark, Rahr Foundation Awarding $100,000 to Military Charities in USA Contest

Amy Neumann | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, is a passionate advocate for our military heroes, veterans and their families.

Living on the Ledge: Maternal Mental Health and the MotherWoman Model

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
MotherWoman

So often in hearing the stories of women in my research I get a sense of mothers living on the ledge of their lives--out there all alone, sleep depriv...

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A With Edward Norton

Mark Tercek | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

"Too much of the external costs have been left off the books and it's up to the environmental movement to force them internal. That's going to change everything. Much more than people changing what kind of light bulbs they use, frankly."

WATCH: Arianna Highlights Issue At The 'Forefront Of The National Debate'

Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact

We're raising the bar on our "Raising" challenge series. Our initial JobRaising Challenge, which garnered $1.5 million in funds and awareness for ...

Arianna Huffington: How You Can Invest in Women Right Now

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

2013-04-11-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThe JobRaising Challenge, our effort to raise money, increase awareness and support nonprofits working to create jobs, yielded more than $1.5 million in donations -- most of them under $100. Now, knowing just how much impact we can have, and how many organizations are eager to make a difference, we are again asking how we can raise money and awareness, this time to tap into the potential of women-focused nonprofits. So I'm delighted to announce The RaiseForWomen Challenge, an initiative to help women-focused nonprofits gain resources and recognition, in partnership with The Skoll Foundation, Crowdrise, and Sheryl WuDunn and Nick Kristof's Half the Sky Movement. The initiative coincides with a women's conference I'm co-hosting with Mika Brzezinski on June 6, on the theme of "Redefining Success: The Third Metric." To sign up to participate in the Challenge and invest in women who are changing the world, click here.

craigconnects Celebrates a Second Anniversary

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

It's craigconnects' second anniversary already, and we've worked with some real good people in the last year to get stuff done.

The JobRaising Challenge: Engagement, Opportunity and $1.5 Million for Jobs

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

We are pleased to announce the astonishing results: JobRaising raised over $1,500,000 to help put Americans back to work -- more than $1,200,000 of that through CrowdRise alone. And yet, the Challenge was about more than just the numbers.

Last Chance To Participate In The JobRaising Challenge!

Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

The JobRaising Challenge, HuffPost's initiative in partnership with The Skoll Foundation, CrowdRise and McKinsey & Company to help job-creating nonpro...

7 Organizations That Create Jobs and Change Lives

The National Transitional Jobs Network | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
The National Transitional Jobs Network

Amidst the stagnant high unemployment rates across the country and gloomy job growth reports we've been hearing, there is good news. One approach to getting chronically unemployed Americans back to work is actually working: transitional jobs programs.

Subsidized Employment -- It's Good for Business

The National Transitional Jobs Network | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
The National Transitional Jobs Network

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif If you own a business and you haven't heard the words "subsidized employment" or "transitional jobs," you'll probably be interested to know that these effective employment solutions could help save you time and money.