How to Create a Sustainable Nonprofit

The goal of any nonprofit is to make an impact in the community you’re looking to serve. To do this, it’s important your nonprofit remain sustainable, or able to withstand obstacles in order to continue to fulfill your mission. How can you plan for obstacles and succeed in maintaining a strong nonprofit? Here are some …

Student Spotlight: Mimi S

Meet Mimi S., an Alpharetta High School junior, varsity tennis player and active participant in her Chinese community. After discovering Social Innovators Academy (SIA) through one of her close friends, she was excited to learn how to become an impactful social entrepreneur. “I’d never heard of an organization that helps students create non-profits and I …

Strategic Leadership Educational Blog

Leadership is the backbone of any organization, project or initiative. The guidance, inspiration and motivation provided by a strategic leader enables individuals and organizations to succeed. Through our strategic leadership workshop, expert presenters guide students through the skills needed to be encouraging, engaging leaders able to manage and support their own social impact projects and teams.   So, how can you shape yourself into a strategic leader? These 5 principles will help …

Social Innovators Academy Alumni Named Atlanta INtown’s 20 Under 20 Honorees

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Social Innovators Academy alumni, George Corbin and Emily Demps have been named to the 12th annual slate of Atlanta INtown’s 20 Under 20 honorees. Friends and founders of the Carbon-12 Project, Emaad Daya and Dev Joshi, were also recognized as 20 Under 20 runner ups. The 20 Under …

Student Spotlight: Harshita C

Introducing Harshita, a musically gifted tenth grader at Milton High School whose passion to give back to the community led her to Social Innovators Academy (SIA). Harshita’s SIA journey began in 2019 during her freshman year of high school. The idea was first introduced through Milton High School’s Talented and Gifted (TAG) program. For Harshita, …

Fall 2019 Social Innovators Academy: Social Impact Projects

The end of the year is upon us and for the Social Innovators Academy that means one thing… graduation! 18 phenomenal students graduated from the Social Innovators Academy and proudly presented their social impact projects and it was smiles all round when they received their graduation certificates as a reward for their hard work and …

18 Students Graduate Social Innovators Academy

On Saturday November 16, our Fall Social Innovators Academy conducted its final session for the semester. 18 phenomenal students presented their social impact projects and received certificates for their hard work and dedication in completion of their projects. Our student’s social impact topics included: women’s health, health and wellness, education and assistance for marginalized communities. …

Social Innovators Academy: Marketing & Perfecting Your Pitch

Our Social Innovators Academy participants attended the fourth session of our fall program on Saturday, Nov. 2. Our presenters Kelley Cody-Grimm and Rony Delgarde led students through workshops focusing on not only marketing their social impact projects but perfecting the pitch intended for their peers or future investors. Perfecting Your Pitch Kelley Cody-Grimm, Non-Profit Consultant …

Social Innovators Academy: Budgeting, Overcoming Adversity and Finding your Passion

We kicked off the third session of our fall Social Innovators Academy this past Saturday, Oct. 19 at The Cottage School in Roswell. With 16 students participating, we focused on budgeting, overcoming adversity, and finding your passion. Budgeting Our first workshop outlined the importance of budgeting as it is a crucial aspect that students must …

Meet our Intern: Kavya Venkateswaran

My name is Kavya Venkateswaran, and I am a senior at Northview High School in Johns Creek. Through my school’s Gifted Internship Program, I’ve been interning at GivingPoint since this past February. The experience and real-world exposure I’ve gained have truly been a valuable asset as I prepare for my career in the business world.    GivingPoint was my …