On December 5th, the second annual Social Entrepreneurs Challenge, hosted on CrowdRise, came to an end. And what an ending it was! The goal was for social entrepreneurs to raise $3 million over a six-week campaign to unlock match and prize funding from the Skoll Foundation. By the final week of the Challenge, donations continued to pour in, and the entrepreneurs ultimately raised more than double our goal—$6 million.
Last year, we launched the Social Entrepreneurs Challenge to what we considered to be great success, exceeding even our top goal.
This year, we aimed higher. We tested and piloted new strategies and achieved more than we ever thought we would.
We’re thrilled with this success, but also excited to see that we were able to ...more