Funding

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  • World Computer Exchange — Non-profit organization that provides capacity building, low-cost computers, content development, training trips, computers for girls and local e-waste solutions.

  • GlobalGiving — Global crowdfunding community.

  • Educator Innovator — An online meet-up for educators who are re-imagining learning.

  • Shuttleworth Foundation — Privately funded trust that focuses opening knowledge resources.

  • Accion Venture Lab — Investment initiative that provides seed capital and support start-ups focusing on global poverty.

  • Acumen Fund — Non-profit that raises charitable donations to make investments in early-stage companies in agricultural, education, energy, healthcare, housing, and safe drinking water to low-income customers.

  • Ashoka — Ashoka Fellows serve as powerful examples of the change-making power inherent in every citizen of the world, so that together, the power of everyone creates the world we wish to see.

  • Empretec (UNCTAD) — Program established by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to promote the creation of sustainable, innovative, and internationally competitive small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • MOUSE — National youth development nonprofit that believes in technology as a force for good.

  • Rockefeller Foundation — Promote the wellbeing of humanity throughout the world — strives to catalyze and scale transformative innovations, create unlikely partnerships that span sectors, and take risks others cannot.

  • Rotary — Network of members (~1.2 million) supporting exchanges and projects around the world.

  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship — Not-for-profit, independent and neutral organization with the purpose to advance social entrepreneurship and to foster social entrepreneurs as an important catalyst for societal innovation and progress.

  • Skoll Foundation — Entrepreneurship organization that drives large-scale change by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs and innovators who help them solve the world's most pressing problems.

  • Solutions for Youth Employment — Helps stakeholders across all sectors to link to each other for coordinated action, to identify, learn from, and innovate upon successful solutions, and to leverage and scale up effective policies and investments to enhance employment among youth.

  • Clinton Foundation — Partnerships of great purpose to find solutions that last.

  • Gates Foundation — In developing countries, focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.

  • TechSoup — International network of 53 partner NGOs in Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East that leverages technology to build NGO capacity towards solving social problems in local communities and fostering global social change.

  • Peace Direct — Prize awards for local peacebuilding — $10,000 and online promotion of your work.

  • UNICEF Innovation Fund — A newer funding source that may be of interest to communities.

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