Joe Torreggiani, a software engineer and social activist, has always been concerned about making the world a better place. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, he observed the community around him more closely and moved toward action to mitigate the social unrest and tension rising in society. Joe connected
Reinventing education, Empowering Parents, Inspiring Kids Manisha Snoyer is a passionate teacher with 15 years of experience with kids of different talents, psychological types, and walks of life. This "teacherpreneur” founded Modulo—a tool that accelerates learning through individualized instruction and a flexible school schedule. Manisha debunks myths about homeschooling
New York, NY, July 7, 2022 — Open Collective Foundation, a fiscal sponsor supporting the Solidarity Economy movement with a community-led technology platform — announces the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Angie Kim and Hafidha Acuay. “We are thrilled to work with Angie Kim, leader of a
Проект 1K зібрав [https://www.1kproject.org/] 5,4 мільйона доларів на безпосередню допомогу понад 5000 родинам, які постраждали від війни. Ми провели щиру розмову з українсько-американським засновником проєкту Алексом Іскольдом. Алекс Іскольд – один із тих, хто живе в стилі «американська мрія». Зараз він працює в Нью-Йорку; та народився Алекс
Six months later, here's what we've achieved and learned. After clarifying our mission & values [https://docs.opencollective.foundation/about/mission-and-values] and growing our team [https://docs.opencollective.foundation/about/team], Open Collective Foundation committed to a strategy based on solidarity as our guiding principle [https://blog.opencollective.com/solidarity-as-our-guiding-principle/], and
At Open Collective Foundation, solidarity is our guiding principle. We have taken the last year to begin weaving a mycelial web of relationships to intentionally connect the collectives we host—mutual aid, open source, climate justice, and more—to the broader Solidarity Economy movement. Why? Because, we are stronger together!
Check out these inspirational updates from initiatives hosted by Open Collective Foundation [https://blog.opencollective.com/springsummer2021updateswelove/www.opencollective.com/foundation] : 🌟 Rogers Parks Free Store has distributed over 14,000 necessary items [https://opencollective.com/rpfreestore/updates/rogers-park-rocks] within their community in Chicago. 🌟 Study-into-Action shares their next steps [https://opencollective.
Here's what we're up to—we want your feedback! Not long ago, OCF announced our strategy focused on solidarity [https://blog.opencollective.com/solidarity-as-our-guiding-principle/]. Now we want to share a more concrete plan to put it into action. Here's a rundown of what the OCF team is currently doing, what
Open Collective Foundation is creating a legal, financial, and technical commons for the solidarity economy OCF has a unique role to play as steward of a legal, financial, and technical commons—a piece of shared infrastructure—that is resonating deeply with the solidarity economy movement. We can build bridges between
New Help Documentation A huge upgrade to our docs has just been published. Need to explain what fiscal hosting is, provide tax info to a funder, or learn how to make the most of our services? This is your resource! [https://docs.opencollective.foundation/] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New Application Flow We've updated
Check out these inspirational updates from some of the initiatives hosted by Open Collective Foundation: Love Wins Food Pantry - Moving together as a community.🌟 Love Wins Food Pantry provides food every Friday [https://opencollective.com/lovewins/updates/looking-ahead] - even in freezing temperatures- to their neighbors in Queens, NY
Supporting Global Research to Strengthen Open Source Communities & Tackle Inequality Open Collective Foundation is excited to support $1.3 million in Digital Infrastructure grants funded by The Ford Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Omidyar Network, and the Mozilla Open Source Support Program. From healthcare to climate change,
From community fridges to scholarships, Open Collective Foundation initiatives are making an impact. The Love Fridges [https://www.thelovefridge.com/] - Chicago🌟 The Love Fridge partnered with [https://opencollective.com/the-love-fridge/updates/full-circle] a local restaurant to stock their fridges with 240 free meals for neighbors in Chicago, IL. 🌟 Possibilities
In 2020, Open Collective Foundation grew 20x in money raised for initiatives ($4.5m), 4x in initiatives served (nearly 200), and 10x in financial disbursements. On one level, this shows the extent of critical community needs not being met by traditional structures. On another level, it shows the power of