Category: Blog

ICF Update: Accelerating Social Enterprise

GAN and iDE Dig Deep in One-day Accelerator Bootcamp Longtime Posner Center neighbors, iDE and GAN, have finally had an opportunity to combine forces, bringing GAN’s expertise with startups to bear on iDE’s social enterprises. Through a 2018 International Collaboration Fund grant, they finalized plans for and executed a one-day accelerator bootcamp in London, timed… Read more »

Bridges to Prosperity Finds a New Home

Posner Center founding Tenant, Bridges to Prosperity, is ready for their next move. The organization announced that they’ll be moving just down the road, to the new Industry location. The continued growth of the Denver-based team and their plans to scale in new ways drive the move to a new location, which is planned for… Read more »

ICF Update

Well-Siting Meter Testing in Cameroon 2018 International Collaboration Fund projects are well underway! In February, Global Hope Network International (GHNI) went to Nkar, Cameroon for their first international test of their well-siting meter. GHNI is partnering with Mike MacCarthy, Just Design LLC, and H20ptimal to build a well-siting meter that will inexpensively and effectively support… Read more »

New Posner Board Members

Sherry Manning I have been honored to be part of the Posner Center since its inception and in this capacity have seen the Center grow from an idea to the vibrant collaborative community it is today. I am excited to bring both a historical perspective and a deep understanding of the unique needs and desires of… Read more »

ICF Update

Inauguration of Training Center and Solar Kiosk in Uganda In 2017, Africa Development Promise (ADP) and Edge of Seven received an International Collaboration Fund from the Posner Center grant to work with the Epaphroditus Women’s Cooperative in the Wakiso District of Uganda. Their goals were to design, build a training center building for the women’s cooperative… Read more »

New Strategic Plan

Our Process After six months of intensive work, we are very pleased to announce the new Posner Center Strategic Plan for the next five years (2018 – 2022). We took a hard, honest and sometimes harsh look at on what we have done and the progress we have made in our four short years of… Read more »

2018 ICF Grantees

Announcing the 2018 Awards The Posner Center’s International Collaboration Fund is an innovative grantmaking program, founded on the idea that strategic collaboration can create transformative change in development. We are pleased to announce our 2018 grant awards, each of which leverages partnership within the Posner Center network for greater impact in communities worldwide. In addition,… Read more »

December Development Dialogue Recap

        Perspectives From the Global South In December, the Posner Center played virtual host to a panel of talented development researchers and practitioners from across the world. Panelists included Paulo Esteves, Director of the BRICS Policy Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sharon Muhwezi, Government Relations Analyst at One Acre Fund, in Kampala,… Read more »