Courseworld’s goal is to give the arts and humanities a greater presence in the world of online education, and keep liberal arts alive in an economy that pays more for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills.
Code for India (CFI) is a global community of software engineers who are building tools to address issues in the developing world. It was founded by serial entrepreneur and investor Karl Mehta.
Causora is a social giving platform that rewards donations with gift cards. It launched today and announced a round of angel funding.
Shaun King founded HopeMob to crowdfund for people in need. Today, he launched Upfront to connect influencers with their audience, and raise money for good on the side.
Tumml is a new ‘urban ventures’ accelerator program that empowers entrepreneurs to solve urban problems using technology.
Worldreader launches a new mobile program that makes thousands of books available to people in the developing world through their low-end feature phones.
Watsi is a crowdfunding platform that helps fund basic medical treatments for people in need.
Editor’s Pick SumAll forms a foundation to channel its resources, expertise, and equity towards addressing global issues.
The Wikimedia Foundation completes its ninth annual fundraising campaign in just 9 days.
Your self-pleasure could save the pandas, bring clean water to a rural village in Asia, or give needy kids access to schoolbooks. What could be sexier than that?
For his 35th birthday, famed lifestyle expert Tim Ferriss does not want cars, clothes, or gadgets. He wants you to donate money to Vittana.org, although he will accept homemade brownies as well.
Editor's Pick “I had a model girlfriend and a BMW. I wore a Rolex. But I was really miserable,” says Scott Harrison, founder of charity:water, on the period leading up to its genesis.