ISED Solutions - Institute for Social and Economic Development

ISED Solutions - Institute for Social and Economic Development ISED Solutions is dedicated to advancing the livelihoods of vulnerable communities worldwide and the entities that serve them. With 22 years of experience throughout the U.S.

and overseas, ISED Solutions has successfully provided program support, technical assistance, policy research and program evaluation services to over 400 diverse governmental agencies, non-profit services providers, private firms, and development initiatives at the state, federal, and local levels.

and overseas, ISED Solutions has successfully provided program support, technical assistance, policy research and program evaluation services to over 400 diverse governmental agencies, non-profit services providers, private firms, and development initiatives at the state, federal, and local levels.

Mission: ISED Solutions' principal purpose is to assist governmental and non-governmental organizations, both within the U.S. and internationally, to provide essential social and economic services to vulnerable communities.

A reminder - #smallbusinesssaturday!
11/25/2014

A reminder - #smallbusinesssaturday!

11/14/2014
ofn.org

Leadership training by #Citi and #OFNhttp://ofn.org/sites/default/files/resources/PDFs/CitiLeader_Program_Guidelines_Y2_final.pdf

In Washington DC meeting our great partners and #aeo board meeting
11/14/2014

In Washington DC meeting our great partners and #aeo board meeting

11/06/2014
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

People with no country.

Imagine being born invisible. You are alive. But can’t prove you exist. Everyone has the right to say #ibelong

For non for profit professionals 45 and under. deadline is November 14.
11/03/2014
Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness (squared)

For non for profit professionals 45 and under. deadline is November 14.

ELM² is designed for emerging leaders in the U.S. microbusiness field—high potential staff in mature organizations and young executive directors of new organizations—who are under 45 years of age and have the potential to assume growing leadership in both their institutions and the field. Within lar…

for a light Monday: 10 #foodtrends that need to stop
11/03/2014
10 Annoying Food Trends That Need To End Now, Immediately, Pronto

for a light Monday: 10 #foodtrends that need to stop

When it comes to food, we are not hard to please. Ask anyone. We will pretty much eat anything that comes within a few yards of our mouths. So, when we say that we’re no longer hungry for a certain food trend, you know there’s a big, ...

Great job by #springinstitute helping immigrants and refugees use their professional skills in the new country.
10/30/2014
Colorado Welcome Back

Great job by #springinstitute helping immigrants and refugees use their professional skills in the new country.

Laith Salih came to Colorado with his family as a refugee from Iraq in 2008. He was a pediatrician, and had worked in Baghdad, rural areas of Iraq, and Jordan. His goals and dreams upon resettlement in the U.S. were simple but daunting: financial security and personal well being for his family, and…

A great way to help #refugeebusinesses.
10/30/2014

A great way to help #refugeebusinesses.

THE WINTER IS COMING, BE PREPARED!!

ECDI and All American Truck and Trailer Repair are partnering up for an awesome networking event for anyone and everyone who owns a truck or trailer.

When: Sunday, Nov 9th 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Where: Fifth Third Learning Lab - 1611 Old Leonard Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219

A new grant opportunity.
10/30/2014
National Bank On 2.0 Initiative Innovation Fund | ISED

A new grant opportunity.

Round I Request for Proposals (RFPs) Currently, CFE Fund is seeking Proposals on the following topic: Connecting Rural and Other Geographically Hard-to-Reach Populations to Safe, Affordable Financial Products and ServicesBackground – Need for Affordable Financial Services Eighty-five percent of the…

Important to know how to evaluate your #financialliteracy  training.
10/30/2014
National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education | Institute for Financial Literacy

Important to know how to evaluate your #financialliteracy training.

The National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education identify the personal finance knowledge and skills an adult should possess. The Institute for Financial Literacy® contends that all adults who receive financial literacy education should have, at a minimum, the knowledge and ability to co…

What happens when there are no rights.
10/29/2014
Latinos say cash goes missing in Arizona arrests

What happens when there are no rights.

PHOENIX (AP) — Armando Gutierrez was headed to Las Vegas with cash from his 2011 tax refund when he and his friends were pulled over by a sheriff's deputy.

Refugee businesses worldwide!
10/28/2014
Episode 557: Doing Business Like A Refugee

Refugee businesses worldwide!

Today on the show: Why most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.

A great article highlighting refugees farming in Maine. ISED will continue supporting refugee and immigrant farming proj...
10/23/2014
On a Maine farm, African refugees go back to their roots

A great article highlighting refugees farming in Maine. ISED will continue supporting refugee and immigrant farming projects.

Through farming and selling their crops, new immigrants make up to $20,000 a year – lifting them from poverty, alleviating debt, and, in some cases, bringing college within reach.

Continuing education for organizations working with refugees and immigrants.
10/21/2014
Certification Course to Learn About Hmong Population 10-29-2014 | ISED

Continuing education for organizations working with refugees and immigrants.

Hmong 101 Webinars are intended for professionals who would like to learn more about the backgrounds and experiences of Hmong Americans who live in their communities. These webinars are useful for those who work in education, health, social services, employment services and other government service…

During a break at a nonprofit leadership retreat, five executive directors went for a walk beside a small river near the...
10/20/2014
How the Charitable Sector Keeps Us All Afloat (repost) | ISED

During a break at a nonprofit leadership retreat, five executive directors went for a walk beside a small river near the conference center. Suddenly, they noticed a group of toddlers being swept downstream. As they looked on in horror, the number of babies in peril grew.... (an excellent blog by Marc Rosenman)

Interesting workshops on social media by Giving Tuesday
10/20/2014

Interesting workshops on social media by Giving Tuesday

Predatory lending: how to get protected.
10/19/2014
A Rate Cap for All Consumer Loans

Predatory lending: how to get protected.

A White House proposal would help protect service members from predatory loans, but a national lending standard is needed for the country as a whole.

ISED Solutions - Institute for Social and Economic Development's cover photo
10/19/2014

ISED Solutions - Institute for Social and Economic Development's cover photo

About the role of nonprofit organizations.
10/19/2014
How the Charitable Sector Keeps Us All Afloat

About the role of nonprofit organizations.

As social and environmental problems grow worse and the resources to address them are stretched thinner, nonprofit organizations and foundations have to make hard strategic choices about where best to intervene. In effect, they need to think about their distinctive...

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