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The Acumen Fund hosts SF event this Saturday!

Jon Axtell August 6, 2010

SOCAP10 partner, The Acumen Fund is hosting a photo auction and benefit in SF this week.  Jacqueline Novogratz, Acumen Fund, will be the opening keynote at this year’s SOCAP.  Join us on Saturday and with Acumen at SOCAP10!

DIGNITY – Photo Auction and Benefit
Time: August 7, 2010 from 6pm to 10pm
Location: Gallery 16, 501 Third Street, San Francisco
Event Chairs: Mediha Abdulhay and Carrie Ting
Tickets: $50; $75 VIP
Website: http://bit.ly/DignitySF
Questions: SFforAcumen@gmail.com, Twitter @AcumenSF
On August 7 from 6-10pm, SF for Acumen and Nuru Project present DIGNITY – a one night photography auction and exhibition benefiting Acumen Fund. Photographs for auction by renowned photographers, including Susan Meiselas (Magnum), Ami Vitale (National Geographic), and Palani Mohan (Reportage by Getty Images). Also showcasing a special exhibition of photographs by Acumen Fund Fellows. Refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and music provided. Cocktail attire requested.
Nuru Project leverages photography for social change in the developing world Nuru hosts photography benefits auctions. Photographs are donated by participating artists, which enables Nuru to distribution 100% of auction proceeds to partnership organizations and charities. www.nuruproject.com
Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Acumen Fund’s investments focus on delivering affordable, critical good and services – like health, water, housing and energy – through innovative, market-oriented approaches. www.acumenfund.org
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