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Coming Back: The Innovation Fund Fall 2020 Cycle Is Open

by Tiffany Ferguson, on September 22, 2020 at 11:16 AM
The Innovation Fund will begin accepting applications today. This cycle comes at a time when lots of people are trying to come back - to school or work, or from taking some time off if they’re...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Coming Back

by Adrian Haro, on September 17, 2020 at 8:30 AM
  I’m moving back home in a month. I’ve been feeling the urge to do this for a while. Home is where the heart is after all, and we could all use a little more love right now. For me, home is...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

How Our Lab Grew an Emergency Fund

by Eddy Morales, on September 2, 2020 at 1:55 PM
 When COVID-19 hit, we were tasked with developing a plan for getting emergency cash to workers quickly. Our role as a lab for ideas that increase worker power helped us answer that call, and so...
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Topics: Design Sprint

Our Worker Health & Safety Call Has Been Answered

by Tiffany Ferguson, on August 18, 2020 at 6:00 AM
We thank everyone who applied to the most recent cycle of The Innovation Fund, our call for Innovation in Service of Health & Safety for Workers has now closed.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Innovators Respond to COVID-19

by Tiffany Ferguson, on August 13, 2020 at 5:59 AM
Innovators are problem-solvers. They excel not just at brainstorming new ideas, but also implementing them. It's no surprise, then, that our Innovators rose to meet the moment of COVID-19.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Highlights from the Spring 2020 Cycle of The Innovation Fund

by Tiffany Ferguson, on July 29, 2020 at 12:25 PM
We are excited to share our first Ecosystem Report, a series of highlights gleaned from the Spring 2020 Cycle of The Innovation Fund. 
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Now Is the Time - New Ideas Needed to Protect Worker Health and Safety

by Tiffany Ferguson, on July 20, 2020 at 11:52 AM
The Summer 2020 cycle of The Innovation Fund is open now through August 17. We're giving cash prizes - from $75K to $150K - to early stage ideas that can improve worker health and safety.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Coming Soon - Early Stage Funding for Worker Health, Safety

by Adrian Haro, on July 14, 2020 at 5:58 AM
On July 20, The Innovation Fund will issue its next call for applications. The topic: Innovation in Service of Health & Safety for Workers. This time, $75K - $150K is available for early stage...
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

Meet the Latest Innovations to Receive $150,000 Investment

by The Workers Lab, on July 7, 2020 at 5:58 AM
Together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Workers Lab has an exciting announcement. We have three winners whose ideas have won an investment from The Innovation Fund.
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Topics: The Innovation Fund

The Workers Lab Announces Adrian Haro as Permanent CEO

by The Workers Lab, on June 30, 2020 at 5:59 AM
At The Workers Lab we are thrilled to share that Adrian Haro is our permanent CEO. He becomes the second Latino/a and queer CEO in our organization's history.
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Topics: In The News

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