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September 19, 2022/Research

Emerging Perspectives on Web3

At Siegel, we examine new technologies through a multidimensional framework: one that encompasses social, physical, and digital aspects of our world as a series of related, interacting pieces.  

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August 24, 2022/From Our Grantees

Leadership Q&A: Claire Anderson from Ripple Effect on Water Literacy as a Tool for Addressing Climate Change

There are few places in the United States that are as frequently challenged by the immediate and increasingly urgent impacts of climate change as New Orleans, Louisiana.

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July 18, 2022/News

Our 2022 H1 Grantmaking in Review

As we wrap up the first half of the year, recent events have demonstrated that our work has never been more important.

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July 12, 2022/Big Ideas

Our Roadmap to Community-Centric Grantmaking in Atlanta

There is tremendous innovation happening in the city’s education systems, as well as progress in the workforce and pivotal infrastructure development underway.

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June 16, 2022/From Our Grantees

Income Sharing Agreements: Innovative Funding Model or Risky Financing Alternative?

Siegel Family Endowment’s Katy Knight moderated a panel on the potential benefits, shortfalls, and as-yet unseen consequences of income sharing agreements and more.

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May 25, 2022/Big Ideas

Building an Equitable Innovation Economy: Access to Empowering Social Connections

Our series Building an Equitable Innovation Economy asks how we might build innovative capacity that can bring more people into high-growth industries.

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May 23, 2022/Big Ideas

Building an Equitable Innovation Economy: Financing Lifelong Skilling

We explore three pillars that set a stage where innovation can emerge: community-driven innovation, the sustainable financing of lifelong skilling and access to empowering social connections.

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May 18, 2022/Big Ideas

Building an Equitable Innovation Economy: Fostering Community-Driven Innovation

Looking at the landscape of innovation environments today, you see an increasing concentration of high-growth, “good jobs” within industries and within certain cities.

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May 18, 2022/From Our Grantees

Leadership Q&A: Research and Robotics on the power of cross-sector, community-driven innovation

Mark Parsons envisioned and founded the Consortium for Research and Robotics (CRR) in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2014, and has since departed to start New Bedford Research and Robotics (NBRR) in New Bedford, MA.

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May 16, 2022/Big Ideas

Introducing Our Workforce Strategy Series: Building an Equitable Innovation Economy

While innovation may be measured by productivity or patents, innovative capacity is seeded by access to skills building, collaborative and inclusive environments, and more.

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March 24, 2022/News

Event Recap: Philanthropy’s Role in Education at SXSW EDU 2022

Over the last few years, change has been rapid, unprecedented, and unpredictable – and students, teachers, and parents have all had to figure out how to share the burden of increasingly complex learning environments together.

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