Valparaiso University Innovation Hub Micro-Workshop: Systems Architecting: Designing Systems that Work

This micro-workshop is a Professor-led, free, interactive learning experience open to current Valparaiso University students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and the business community. Systems Architecting: Designing Systems that Work: We are surrounded by systems (products, workflows, etc.) intended to simplify our lives. We also regularly need to create those systems. We want the...

Society of Innovators 2021 Innovators Awards Luncheon

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest's annual celebration of innovators from across the seven-country region of Northwest Indiana. Now in its 17th year, the Society of Innovators celebrates the spirit of creativity and ingenuity by discovering, honoring, and celebrating innovators from across the seven-county region of Northwest Indiana. Dedicated...

Finding Grant Funders Webinars

Participants will learn about ways to navigate different sources for finding grant funders. Trainers will show several grantmakers’ websites, including state, federal, and private funders. They will demonstrate how to search for funders using Candid’s powerful Foundation Directory Online database. Registrants will receive a two-week-limited FDO Professional subscription to the...

Entrepreneurship as a philanthropic mission

Recently, I was explaining NWI BizHub to an entrepreneurial colleague.  He said; “This seems very different from the mission of Unity Foundation. How does it fit in?” It was a good question. So why would the three community foundations serving Lake and La Porte Counties come together to strengthen...