Cause: The Family Independence Initiative is a community-based nonprofit that is considered an on-the-ground social laboratory for new strategies to tackle poverty. They model new policies that reward strength and initiative (as opposed to need) and are led by the families themselves.
Cause: is a venture-backed tech company that’s making the safety net more user-friendly. Their flagship product, FrestEBT is used by more than 1 million people every month to manage their food stamps and stretch their grocery dollars further and is a Top 20 finance app on Android.
Cause: Impossible Foods was founded to create a truly sustainable global food system by inventing an efficient, sustainable way to transform plants into irresistibly delicious, nutritious food -- food that delivers all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental impact.
Cause: The Ford Foundation is a New York-headquartered, globally oriented private foundation with the mission of advancing human welfare. They have an endowment of over $12B and give away about $500M per year
Cause: New Story is a nonprofit tackling homelessness by researching breakthroughs in homebuilding and proving them in every community we build. Then, we’re sharing them with other homebuilders, so collectively, we can all build faster, better, and stronger.
Cause: This Silicon Valley-based logistics company designs, manufactures, and operates small robot aircrafts that deliver essential medical products to communities, regardless of terrain or road infrastructure.
Cause: Their mission is to inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world starting with the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. But their work extends to bringing local leaders together in countries around the world to support global education of girls, or ensuring young men of color have pathways to opportunity.
Cause: Crisis Text Line is a tech startup focused on mental health that provides free, 24/7 support for people in crisis in the United States via a medium people already use and trust: text. And we use insights from our work to develop and share innovations in prevention, treatment, and long-term care.
Cause: Wethos is the first collaborative freelance platform built to connect highly-skilled professionals together to service an understaffed and overworked nonprofit space. Their vision is to create a world where doing good and making money are no longer mutually exclusive, and to give nonprofits the resources that they deserve.
Cause: Amalgamated Bank is a triple-bottom-line bank serving values-driven businesses and nonprofits that are building a more sustainable world. By putting deposits to work for good, they lend to organizations that benefit our communities and preserve our planet.
Cause: Acumen is a non-profit impact investment fund with almost 15 years’ experience in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that serve low-income communities in developing countries primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Cause: Arnold Ventures applies a rigorous and comprehensive entrepreneurial problem-solving approach to areas of society that are struggling, considering all possible strategies, tactics, and resource allocations to effect solutions.
Cause: The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation is a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises. We believe that with early funding and rigorous support, exceptional leaders, tackling some of society’s most complex problems, can make the world a better place.