CI4SI Press Releases

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Vectra Bank co-sponsors the PRISM Awards; online nominations due by February 4.

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Jeff Zearfoss, owner of social enterprise businesses Common Cause Catering and Local Relic in Colorado Springs,

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 2, 2018 – Colorado Institute for Social Impact (CI4SI) and Vectra Bank co-presented the second

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Colorado Institute for Social Impact promotes businesses at PRISM Awards, The PRISM Awards enhance CI4SI’s goal to create awareness of the growing 4th Sector. By empowering consumers with knowledge, people can make informed purchasing decisions.

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Colorado Institute for Social Impact announces PRISM Awards Finalists

CI4SI News

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The Starfish and Social Impact

The Starfish and Social Impact Written by Stacey Burns, CI4SI CoFounder & CIO, 6/8/20 ©2020 Colorado Institute for Social Impact

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El Pomar Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant to the National Institute for Social Impact

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The Water in the Balloon

I remember reading an article when the ALS Water Bucket Challenge came out. The article stated that this innovative way to raise to funds had not actually generated new donors. It had only shifted them. And that giving to other organizations would likely be down because we hadn’t created more money to non-profits overall—we had merely shifted where existing donors and amounts were sent.

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THE SOCIAL IMPACT ECONOMY POWERS A NEW BUSINESS DEFINITION FOR SUCCESS. OUR MISSION: TO HARNESS SOCIAL IMPACT TO ACCELERATE THE EVOLUTION BUSINESS.

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Purpose-driven companies are on the rise here in Colorado as well as throughout the Nation. This new sector of the economy is embracing businesses that merge income and impact as well as purpose and profit.

News in the 4th Sector

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The Theme... The Payback... Invest in People... Communicating Impact... Invest in the Community...

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The CEOs of nearly 200 companies just said shareholder value is no longer their main objective.

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Cone Purpose Study 2018

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The economic rules are changing. We are living through an evolution of business where consumers are demanding and expecting businesses to take the lead in creating elegant solutions to environmental and social issues. We appreciate Engage for Good gathering the latest information on how a variety of backgrounds view mission-based organizations.

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Our Mission & Vision

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Harness Social Impact to accelerate the evolution of business

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The Social Impact Economy powers a new business definition for success