Imagine you have $50,000 to donate to nonprofit organizations that would help them carry out their missions. How would you split it up? How would you ensure you’re doing the most good with the money you have?
For Northeastern students participating in an upcoming conference called the Social Impact-athon, this isn’t a hypothetical situation. Over the course of the weekend-long event, which runs from Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 20, teams of students will hear proposals from a dozen Boston-based nonprofit organizations that are doing work related to the environment. Then, at the end of the weekend, the teams will submit plans for awarding a total of $50,000 to at least three of those organizations. A panel of judges will rate the students’ plans, and select one to make a reality. And the organizations included in that plan will get real money.
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