Who We Are
Welcome to the newly launched Social Impact Lab at Northeastern University.The Impact Lab empowers social change agents to think, work, and collaborate across sectors, disciplines, and generations to achieve greater impact in their communities and around the world.

 

Our Projects

Northeastern Students4Giving


A student-led philanthropy program that uses real-dollar grant making to explore how social change happens and is funded. Click here to view our 2014 funding priorities.

Giving With Purpose – MOOC

Giving with Purpose, the world’s first massive open online course (MOOC) on effective charitable giving, created in partnership with the Buffett family’s Learning by Giving Foundation. Visit the foundation’s registration page to pre-register.

Teaching by Giving


Teaching by Giving, a partnership with the Learning by Giving Foundation to support experiential philanthropy education across the U.S.

Social Impact Conference


The Social Impact Conference, an annual gathering of students, faculty, nonprofit and philanthropy leaders, social entrepreneurs, and policy makers to discuss emergent topics in the social impact arena

Social Impact Lecture Series


The Social Impact Lecture Series, conversations with thought leaders who are making a difference around the world

Social Impact Lab Friends & Heroes

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Showcasing individuals and organizations whose passion and wisdom inspire us. Click here to view our currently featured organization, Gapminder.

Giving Games

A Giving Game is an intense 90-minute exercise in which participants must choose to award a grant to one of two high-performing organizations. Click here to attend our next Giving Game at Northeastern University.

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