Philanthropy Hour Features Impact Makers

On May 19, 2015, Philanthropy Hour featured Impact Makers CEO Michael Pirron and VP Rodney Willett in “An Unprecedented Business Model for ‘Stakeholder Capitalism.’” Philanthropy Hour is a podcast by Greg Cherry, who interviews philanthropic leaders and social change makers.

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Impact Makers Supports B the Change Day of Service

On June 12, 2015 Impact Makers’ Gerrell Keen and Jessie Clatterbuck volunteered at the B the Change Day of Service. B Corporation employees nationwide went out into their communities to volunteer. The Virginia B Corps helped revitalize local business The Chicken Box in Highland Park.

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Impact Makers at the Cochrane Summer Economics Institute

On June 23, 2015, Impact Makers’ Vice President Rodney Willett visited with students from the Cochrane Summer Economics Institute to discuss Impact Makers’ innovative business model, B Corporations and the idea of social entrepreneurship. The Cochrane Summer Economics Institute is a work/study program for rising high school seniors in Central Virginia that gives instruction and exposure to […]

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Impact Makers Hosts University Students from Scotland

Impact Makers hosted a group of a dozen Scottish students and their professor from the University of Abertay.   The students, all in their third year of university and studying business and marketing, came to !m as part of their tour of a variety of Richmond businesses (from Ledbury Shirts and Shockoe Atelier to Altria and […]

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TCF Sponsors Social Innovation Award at i.e.* StartUp Competition

On May 12, 2015, the i.e.* Startup Competition gave away $22,500 to three honorees. CodeVA won $10,000 as the Best Social Innovation Startup. The category was sponsored by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia (TCF). TCF sponsored the $10,000 award in recognition and support of Impact Makers’ gifting and to show their commitment […]

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Impact 100 Richmond Shares Impact Makers’ Gifting Video

Impact 100 Richmond shared the video of Impact Maker’s gifting at their Big Give event on May 11, 2015. Impact 100 was established in 2009 on an idea to bring together 100 women, have them donate $1,000 apiece and then vote to distribute a $100,000 grant to a nonprofit each year. Membership has grown enough […]

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Watch the Video of Impact Makers’ Gifting Event

On April 21, 2015, Impact Makers held an event announcing the gifting of the company to The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital, as well as reaching $1 million in cumulative community impact. Learn more.

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