Investees

At Omidyar Network, we believe market forces can be a potent driver for positive social change. That’s why we invest in both for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations, whose complementary roles can advance entire sectors.  Our efforts are focused in six key areas that strengthen prosperous, stable, and open societies: Digital Identity, Education, Emerging Tech, Financial Inclusion, Governance & Citizen Engagement, and Property Rights.

Digital Identity

Bharat Inclusion Initiative

The Bharat Inclusive Technologies Seed Fund supports entrepreneurs solving hard inclusion problems with funding, expertise, access to markets, and mentorship.

Digi.me

Digi.me enables the Internet of Me, where the individual is at the centre of their digital life, owning and controlling their own data.

Identification for Development (ID4D)

To enable access to services and rights for all, the World Bank Group launched the Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative to support progress towards inclusive and responsible identification systems.

Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business is a pioneering academic institution that has set up the Digital Identity Research Initiative to study the impact of India’s national ID program.

Learning Machine

Learning Machine partners with governments, companies, and school systems to deploy secure credentialing systems that leverage the blockchain as a secure anchor of trust.

The Engine Room

The Engine Room helps activists, organizations, and other social change agents make the most of data and technology to increase their impact.

Education

4.0 Schools

4.0 Schools connects, coaches, and invests in people to test new learning spaces and tools with students and families in their local communities.

African Leadership Academy

African Leadership Academy is developing the next generation of ethical leaders and entrepreneurs who will shape Africa’s future.

African Leadership University (ALU)

African Leadership University (ALU) is a world-class tertiary education institution developing Africa’s future leaders by leveraging peer-to-peer learning, technology, active employer engagement, project-based learning, and a focus on skills development.

Akshara Foundation

Akshara Foundation aims to ensure that children across Karnataka are in school, engaged, and learning well by creating comprehensive, scalable, replicable, and cost-effective education solutions.

AltSchool

AltSchool is a collaborative community of micro-schools that uses outstanding teachers, deep research and innovative tools to offer a personalized, whole child learning experience for the next generation.

Andela

Andela blends the best of outsourcing and in-house hiring by training and integrating remote software developers to Fortune 500 and top employers around the world.

Anudip Foundation

Anudip Foundation creates new-economy livelihood opportunities for impoverished youth, women, and minorities in rural and semi-urban areas of India by providing IT-based job skills training, job placement, and entrepreneur development services.

Artemisia

Artemisia’s mission is to inspire, train, and empower talent and entrepreneurs to create a new generation of social impact businesses in Brazil.

Aspiring Minds

Aspiring Minds fosters labor inclusion through proven employability assessment solutions.

Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is the world's largest education innovation company serving the 700 million children whose families live on less than $2 USD per day.

Code.org

Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color.

DonorsChoose.org

DonorsChoose.org is an online marketplace that connects teachers in high-need communities with donors who want to help.

Doubtnut

Doubtnut is a multi-lingual online learning app for K-12 students.

EdSurge

EdSurge helps schools find, select and use the right technology to support all learners.

Ellevation

Ellevation’s software transforms school districts to better serve English Language Learners by supporting personalized instruction, student data analysis, reporting, and collaboration.

EnglishHelper

EnglishHelper provides innovative technology solutions that enable students, aspiring professionals, and corporate employees to learn English.

Geekie

Geekie is an adaptive learning company committed to revolutionizing the quality of education in Brazil for middle and high school students. The company uses technology to customize each learner’s experience and boost their academic performance.

Guten News

Guten News is an early stage company that works at the intersection between content, technology and pedagogy. It is an interactive digital journal that encourages reading activities taking into account the intellectual development of its readers.

Holberton School

Holberton School is a project-based college alternative for the next generation of software engineers.

IkamvaYouth

IkamvaYouth provides after-school tutoring and mentoring to disadvantaged youth, ending the cycle of poverty through higher educational achievement, increased access to tertiary education and subsequent employment opportunities.

Imagine Worldwide

Imagine Worldwide aims to prove the effectiveness of student-centered, tech-enabled learning technology to help children all over the world to become literate and numerate.

Innovation Edge

Innovation Edge inspires, supports, and shares quality innovations in early learning across South Africa.

Innovations for Poverty Action

IPA is a leading design and evaluation organization for rigorous analyses of innovative solutions in development.

Kalibrr

Kalibrr expands access to job opportunities through an innovative online recruitment and talent management platform.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy’s mission is to provide a free, world‑class education for anyone, anywhere.

LearnZillion

LearnZillion’s digital platform is home to high-quality, standards-aligned instructional material built by top teachers from across the country.

Lemann Foundation

Lemann Foundation develops and supports innovative educational projects, conducts public policy studies, and offers leadership training to education professionals in Brazil.

Lively Minds

Lively Minds aims to improve education opportunities for young children in communities in rural Ghana and Uganda by developing effective play-based early learning programs.

MissionU

MissionU is an intensive one-year program that gives students the skills and experience needed to launch a successful career in high-growth industries.

ParentPowered (Ready4K)

ParentPowered creates simple, accessible tools to support effective parenting.

Platzi

Platzi is an online community and educational platform focusing on tech-related skills that are in high demand by employers, including programming, design, marketing, and business development.

Reach Capital

Reach Capital is an education technology fund that invests in companies creating access and opportunity for K-12 students.

RLabs

Reconstructed Living Labs seeks to empower individuals and reconstruct communities through community-driven innovation.

Siyavula

Siyavula's mission is to make high-quality education accessible to every student and teacher, in South Africa and globally. They aim to achieve this at scale by focusing on providing a low-cost techology solution for adaptive-learning.

Socratic

Socratic is an online community that takes commonly asked student questions and creates the best possible answers on the Internet through crowd sourcing.

SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools is a network of innovative primary schools dedicated to making quality learning accessible to many more learners in South Africa.

Teach for All

Teach for All aims to expand educational opportunity around the world by increasing and accelerating the impact of national organizations that are cultivating the leadership necessary for change.

Teach For India

Teach For India aims to help all children in India receive a high-quality education by engaging a talented group of young leaders to work in the country’s education sector.

The Education Alliance

The Education Alliance is a nonprofit organization working toward facilitating Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in education with a view to improve education quality and widen the set of choices available to underserved and economically disadvantaged learners in India.

Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten offers outdoor, play-based, enrichment classes and activities for children ages 1 - 8 years old.

Varthana

Varthana provides loans to private schools in India, helping them improve education quality, upgrade facilities, and expand access.

Vedantu

Vedantu is an interactive online tutoring platform for students.

Waterford UPSTART

Waterford UPSTART is a free, home-based, kindergarten readiness program that prepares preschool-age children for kindergarten.

Wildflower Schools

Wildflower is an ecosystem of decentralized Montessori micro-schools that support children, teachers, and parents.

Wonderschool

Wonderschool is a network of boutique, early childhood programs.

Emerging Tech

1MG

1MG is India’s leading online pharmacy and integrated health application, offering Indian consumers a trusted database that promotes open knowledge and transparency around medicine information, doctors, clinics, diagnostic centers, and local pharmacies to enable a one-stop medical search and transaction experience.

Alliance for Affordable Internet

The Alliance for Affordable Internet promotes policy and regulatory reform aimed at bridging the global digital divide.

Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is an international social network that connects travelers with locals around the world.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 support for people in crisis via text.

Giraffe

Giraffe is an online marketplace that uses mobile technology to connect medium-skilled workers to job opportunities and helps businesses to reduce recruitment costs and to find suitable candidates quicker.

Goodera

Goodera is a global platform helping companies to manage their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.

Healofy

Healofy is a social network for new and expectant parents – and doctors – to share concerns, advice, and credible content.

HealthKart

HealthKart.com is India's largest online nutrition and fitness destination.

Hotels.ng

Hotels.ng is the largest online hotel booking platform in Nigeria, connecting consumers to more than 7,000 small and medium hotels, most with no prior digital presence.

i2e1 (Information to Everyone)

i2e1’s vision is to deliver low-cost and ubiquitous internet access for the Indian masses through a dense network of aggregated WiFi hotspots.

Indus OS

Indus OS targets millions of early smartphone users in India and other emerging markets to unlock the power of smartphones and discover the Internet by meeting their local language and other personalised needs.

Linden Lab

Linden Lab enables people with shared interests to connect through Second Life, a vast 3-D virtual world.

NowFloats

NowFloats is an easy platform that helps small and medium business in India to establish a presence online in order to discover and connect with new clients.

Pratilipi

Pratilipi is India's largest self-publishing platform for readers and writers of Indian languages.

Quikr

Quikr allows consumers across India to connect and transact efficiently via a popular online marketplace focused on blue-collar jobs, automobiles, home services, real estate, education, and physical commerce.

RailYatri.in

RailYatri.in is a one-stop online destination for railway passengers in India, providing them with real-time travel-related information.

U2opia Mobile

U2opia Mobile is a global provider of mobile applications that enables universal and customized access to a variety of social and utilitarian applications across a large handset spectrum – from basic feature phones to smartphones.

Versé

Versé (Dailyhunt) is India’s #1 news and local language content application.

Wikia

Wikia provides community resources for building and organizing free content.

ZipGo

ZipGo is building a tech-enabled bus network for both intra-city and inter-city services in India.

Financial Inclusion

AffordPlan

AffordPlan is a FinTech platform designed to help low- and middle-income Indian consumers to better manage planned healthcare expenses.

Alliance for Financial Inclusion

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion works to increase access to financial services for the poor in developing countries.

Aspiration

Aspiration is an online financial firm offering retail banking and investment services to help people improve their financial situations.

Better Than Cash Alliance

The Better Than Cash Alliance focuses on shifting from cash to electronic payments in order to improve lives in low-income areas.

Center for Financial Services Innovation

CFSI leads a network of committed financial services innovators to build better consumer products and practices.

Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion

The Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI) is an early-stage Indian organization creating evidence-based commercialization pathways for innovations in the digital financial inclusion space.

Chime

Chime is a mobile-only bank account that helps consumers in the US lead healthier financial lives.

Cignifi

Cignifi is revolutionizing the way financial service providers qualify millions of underserved consumers who lack traditional credit histories.

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is an independent policy and research center that helps the microfinance industry better serve the poor.

Core Innovation Capital

Core Innovation Capital is a mission-driven venture capital fund that invests in innovative companies serving underbanked consumers in the United States.

Digital Frontiers Institute

The Digital Frontiers Institute is focused on equipping a new generation of digital finance professionals with the information, vision, and skills they need to help institutions and nations on the journey to drive financial inclusion.

eCurrency Mint

eCurrency Mint (eCM) is pioneering a new technology that enables central banks to issue digital fiat currency, called eCurrency.

Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL)

EFL creates and analyzes nontraditional data to assess credit worthiness of “thin file” or “no file” consumers and entrepreneurs, unlocking individual potential through capital and expanding access to finance.

Flutterwave

Flutterwave provides underlying payment processing technology and infrastructure that makes it easier for merchants, payments service providers, international money transfer operators, and financial institutions to accept and disburse payments across Africa.

GSMA Mobile for Development

GSMA’s Mobile for Development program advances financial inclusion by supporting the development of mobile money services at scale.

GuiaBolso

GuiaBolso is a top-ranked personal finance app that helps Brazilian consumers to improve their financial wellbeing.

Indifi Technologies

Indifi Technologies seeks to improve access to MSME financing in India by providing small businesses with access to multiple lenders.

IntelleGrow

IntelleGrow provides customized loans to small and growing businesses in India that lack access to responsive debt financing.

Juntos

Juntos’s mobile conversation platform empowers newly banked consumers to save and build confidence in their financial lives.

Kaleidofin

Kaleidofin helps underserved Indian consumers to meet their life goals by matching them with financial solutions tailored to their unique needs—all in an intuitive and easy to use mobile app.

Kin

Kin draws on expertise from insurance, finance, and technology to make homeowners insurance simpler and more accessible to Americans.

LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog—the world’s first microinsurance fund—invests to provide life-changing financial services to financially excluded clients.

Lendable

Lendable is the first marketplace lending platform connecting alternative lenders in East Africa with impact and institutional debt investors.

Lidya

Lidya is a digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa.

MFX Solutions

MFX Solutions helps microfinance institutions analyze, manage, and mitigate currency risks in emerging markets.

MicroEnsure

MicroEnsure is a recognized leader in the provision of insurance for the mass market in Africa and Asia.

Mimoni

Mimoni provides online microloans quickly and easily, offering the unbanked in Mexico greater access to financial products and services.

NeoGrowth

NeoGrowth is a hassle-free, short-term loan platform that helps small- and micro-sized retailers in India, who do not have access to traditional bank credit, to address everyday business cash-flow challenges.

Off.Grid:Electric

Off.Grid:Electric provides affordable solar electricity to off-the-grid customers around the world.

Paga

Paga uses mobile technology and an agent network to simplify payments and increase access to financial services in Nigeria.

Propel

Propel is a tech company building software to make safety-net solutions friendlier to low-income Americans.

Pula

Pula is an agriculture insurance provider for smallhold farmers in African emerging markets.

RegTech for Regulators Accelerator (R2A)

The RegTech for Regulators Accelerator (R2A) partners with financial authorities and innovators to pioneer the next generation of tools and approaches for market oversight, data analysis, and policy development, helping financial regulators to improve efficiency levels and modernize their operations.

Rêv

Rêv is a global payment processor that helps underbanked consumers and micro-merchants gain access to financial services.

Revolution Credit

RevolutionCredit provides lenders with data and tools to help identify customers who will perform better than their credit score.

RippleWorks

RippleWorks operates a short-term, high-impact volunteer program that pairs world-class experts in technology and business with social ventures.

Ruma

Ruma leverages the trust and convenience of the neighborhood shop to deliver financial services to low-income communities in Indonesia.

Scripbox

Scripbox is a free investment service focused on helping first-time investors in India to save and invest to achieve their long-term financial goals.

Segovia

Segovia is building modern SaaS technology to manage the delivery of essential resources to those that need it most.

Steady

Steady is an income-building platform helping gig-economy workers connect with flexible work opportunities in order to optimize their earnings and achieve their financial goals.

Tandem Bank

Tandem is a full-service digital retail bank in the UK that leverages cutting-edge technology and human-centered design concepts to offer better banking services to consumers at a far lower cost.

Toffee Insurance

Toffee is an InsurTech startup providing accessible, digitized insurance policies to its consumers.

United Income

United Income is a financial technology company focused on simplifying retirement planning, long-term asset management, and everyday financial services for aging households in the U.S.

Varthana

Varthana provides loans to private schools in India, helping them improve education quality, upgrade facilities, and expand access.

Vistaar Finance

Vistaar Finance provides affordable loans to underserved small businesses in India, helping them scale up and join the financial mainstream.

ZestMoney

ZestMoney is a digital lending platform in India that provides consumers with direct access to loans through a fast, convenient, and transparent experience.

ZineOne

ZineOne is a digital hub enabling banks and retailers to aggregate data streams from digital sources to build contextual insights and improve consumer engagement with their brands.

Zoona

Zoona leverages mobile technology and an agent network to enable financial transactions for underserved customers in Africa.

Governance & Citizen Engagement

Association for Democratic Reforms

The Association for Democratic Reforms is dedicated to improving governance and strengthening democracy in India.

eGovernments Foundation

eGovernments Foundation transforms urban governance with the use of scalable and replicable technology solutions that enable efficient and effective municipal operations, better decision making, and contact-less urban service delivery.

Janaagraha

Janaagraha engages citizens and advances government transparency in India.

Newslaundry

Newslaundry is an independent digital media platform focused on promoting high standards of ethics, quality, and transparency.

Scroll.in

Scroll.in is an independent news, information, and entertainment company in India that provides real-time reporting and analysis.

The Ken

The Ken is a subscription-driven online media platform that focuses on investigative business journalism in India.

Vayam

Vayam is a nonprofit startup being incubated at Ashoka in Bangalore with the goal of enabling innovators and citizens to actively participate in making India’s justice delivery system more accessible and effective.

Property Rights

Amazon Conservation Team

The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) is dedicated to preserving South American rainforests by working with local communities to map and secure rights to their indigenous lands.

BRAC

BRAC empowers the world’s poor through a comprehensive set of development initiatives.

Cadasta

Cadasta Foundation provides an innovative, cost-effective global technology platform that collects and manages property ownership, occupancy, and spatial data.

Clark University

Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography is developing a scalable, fast, and cost-effective land cover mapping platform that seamlessly fuses human and machine intelligence.

COLANDEF

COLANDEF aims to secure land tenure rights and promote women’s empowerment in Ghana through local governance, policy advocacy, and mainstreaming gender into development.

Duke University

Researchers are working to better understand households living in slums in India and to identify different types of slum settlements using satellite image analysis.

Foundation for Ecological Security

The Foundation for Ecological Security extends land rights to India’s rural poor.

Indian Institute for Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is an educational and research institution committed to the equitable, sustainable, and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

Land Alliance

Land Alliance is a think-and-do tank that tests new approaches to defining and managing rights, shares expertise and best practices globally, and supports groups working to scale the solution of land issues.

Land Portal

Land Portal is the leading online resource for information, data, and knowledge exchange on land and property rights.

Landesa

Landesa empowers the world's rural poor by providing them with opportunities to obtain secure property rights and achieve greater security, stability, and wealth.

Meridia

Meridia is an end-to-end solution for land and property documentation for individuals and communities in emerging markets, where accurate maps and effective land administration systems do not often exist.

Micro Aerial Projects

Micro Aerial Projects LLC’s mission is to identify sustainable and appropriate civilian geospatial applications of unmanned or remotely controlled aerial vehicles and to support and provide efficient, cost effective, safe, and responsible geo-spatial solutions.

MicroBuild

MicroBuild Fund is the first housing-specific microfinance investment vehicle of its kind dedicated to helping low-income families.

N/Core

N/Core is an incubation program for nonprofit startups in India.

New America

New America’s Future of Property Rights program examines the intersection of tech and policy in the property rights space.

Overseas Development Institute

Overseas Development Institute is an independent think tank focused on international development and humanitarian issues.

Radiant

Radiant provides a shared infrastructure for open access to remotely sensed imagery, spatial data, and technology tools to support global development.

Spruce

Spruce is a title insurance, escrow, and closing company using technology to enable fast, frictionless, and secure real estate transactions.

Suyo

Suyo helps families to secure their property rights by offering the most affordable and reliable property formalization services in Latin America.

Swarna Pragati

Swarna Pragati is India’s first affordable rural housing microfinance company and aspires to build a society where everyone has a house in which to live with dignity.

Tata Trusts

Tata Trusts is working to map the Odisha slum’s informal settlements and issue property titles for parcels of land currently occupied by slum households.

The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting supports a large network of independent journalists who cover under-reported global issues.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Thomson Reuters Foundation promotes socio-economic progress and the rule of law worldwide. The Foundation runs programs that inform, connect, and ultimately empower people around the world.

Transerve Technologies

Transerve Technologies works with cities to provide affordable tech solutions to infrastructure management issues such as property tax collection.

Tech and Society Solutions Lab

Center for Humane Technology

The Center for Humane Technology aims to realign technology with humanity’s best interests.

Coworker.org

Coworker.org is building civic infrastructure for the future of work that enables people to connect to one another by sharing campaign ideas, stories, and data to improve their working conditions.

DotEveryone

Doteveryone is a UK-based think tank that champions responsible technology for the good of everyone in society.

Ethical OS

The Ethical Operating System (Ethical OS) is a framework for product managers, engineers, and those creating tech to bake thoughtfulness into their product process. It was designed in collaboration with Institute for the Future (IFTF).

Ethics in Technology Practice

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University produced and tested a suite of materials to help tech companies embed ethical considerations into their development processes.

Global Data Ethics Pledge

Omidyar Network partnered with Data for Democracy to create and scale a Hippocratic Oath for data scientists.

Loris.ai

Loris.ai is a training experience that uses data insights and basic communication principles to build empathy in companies.

Responsible Computer Science Challenge

The Responsible Computer Science Challenge is an initiative incubated by Omidyar Network and co-funded by Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies to jumpstart and scale promising approaches to integrating ethical thinking and social consideration into technical undergraduate Computer Science education.

TechEquity Collaborative

The TechEquity Collaborative is engaging the tech community to build a more equitable and inclusive twenty-first century economy.

Impact Investing

Bridges Fund Management

Bridges Fund Management is a specialist private equity fund manager focused exclusively on sustainable and impact investment.

Elevar Equity

Elevar Equity provides equity capital to high-growth microfinance institutions and social entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

European Venture Philanthropy Association

The European Venture Philanthropy Association is a leading network of impact-minded, cross-sector investors, philanthropists, and foundations.

Global Impact Investing Network

The Global Impact Investing Network is dedicated to accelerating change by increasing the scale and effectiveness of the impact investing industry.

Nesta

Nesta is a leading impact investor in the UK that has built a portfolio of funds, incubators, and advisory firms to help bring innovative ideas to life.

Pymwymic

Pymwymic is the largest, most active, and longest-standing organization of impact investors in Europe.

Social Finance UK

Social Finance UK partners with government, the social sector, and finance to mobilize private capital and help solve social challenges around the world.

Social Finance US

Social Finance US designs public-private partnerships to address social challenges and support an ecosystem for Pay for Success programs across the country.

The ImPact

The ImPact supports a global network of philanthropic families with the resources they need to make more impact investments, track outcomes, and share knowledge.

Toniic LLC

Toniic is an action-oriented community of impact investors that aims to increase the velocity of money and services into investments that address global challenges.

Market Building

Artemisia

Artemisia’s mission is to inspire, train, and empower talent and entrepreneurs to create a new generation of social impact businesses in Brazil.

Co-Creation Hub

Co-Creation Hub is a multi-functional, multi-purpose space in Nigeria that is dedicated to catalyzing creative social tech ventures.

Dasra

Dasra is India's leading strategic philanthropy foundation working with philanthropists and social entrepreneurs to create large scale social change.

Endeavor

Endeavor supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets, helping to create jobs, generate wealth, and champion the next generation of business leaders.

IGNIA

IGNIA is a venture capital investment firm that supports promising, scalable enterprises serving the needs of low-income populations in Latin America.

The Bridgespan Group

The Bridgespan Group aims to strengthen nonprofit leadership by providing an information marketplace that connects nonprofits to senior-management talent.

Early Innovation

d.light design

d.light design develops high-quality, affordable, and innovative solar-powered consumer products for families without access to reliable electricity.

dr. consulta

dr. consulta is a network of low-cost, high-quality outpatient medical clinics in Brazil.

iMerit

iMerit addresses the global demand for high-quality, entry-level IT work by leveraging lower-cost rural staff who are trained by Anudip Foundation.

SONG Investment Company

SONG Investment Company is an investment fund that backs high-quality, scalable small and medium-sized businesses in India.

Alumni Investees

Accountability Initiative

Accountability Initiative seeks to improve the quality of India’s public services by promoting informed and accountable governance.

African Media Initiative

The African Media Initiative strengthens Africa’s media sector through advocacy, investments, technology, and training.

Ananda Ventures

Ananda Ventures is the first pan-European social venture fund providing financial capital and advisory expertise to social enterprises.

Ashoka

Ashoka promotes social change by connecting a global network of entrepreneurs.

Balkan Financial Sector Equity Fund

Balkan Financial Sector Equity Fund invests in financial institutions that drive economic development in the Balkans.

BlueOrchard

BlueOrchard promotes economic development through private investments in microfinance.

Boulder Institute of Microfinance

Boulder Institute of Microfinance promotes critical thinking and professional development to advance microfinance.

Bozza

Being Bozza is about being unique, doing your own thing and expressing yourself as an artist.

BRAC

BRAC empowers the world’s poor through a comprehensive set of development initiatives.

Catalyst Microfinance Investors

CMI enables the growth of microfinance institutions throughout Asia and Africa.

Center for Global Development

Center for Global Development is a global think tank that leverages independent research and analysis to convert ideas into policies and programs.

Center for Public Integrity

The award-winning Center for Public Integrity is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit news organizations in the United States.

Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability

Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability is a policy research and advocacy organization that analyzes public policies and government finances in India and advocates for greater transparency, accountability, and public participation in budget processes.

Climate Policy Initiative

Climate Policy Initiative works to improve energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular emphasis on finance.

Code for Africa

Code for Africa is a people-driven movement that aims to empower active citizenry and strengthen civic watchdogs to help government shape and improve its services to citizens.

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report news without fear.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media keeps parents and educators media-savvy in the Internet age.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons breaks down barriers to sharing creative content.

Digg

What people "digg" drives the news online.

Enough is Enough Nigeria

Enough is Enough Nigeria uses technology to promote transparency and public accountability in Nigeria.

Ethos Water

Ethos Water helps children around the world gain access to clean water.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward is an accelerator for technology-led nonprofits that is building an ecosystem around capital, community, and connections to help them reach scale.

FrontlineSMS

FrontlineSMS revolutionizes two-way group communication with free software.

Fundar

Fundar is a civil society organization that uses research and analysis to develop creative solutions to public problems for a just and participatory society.

FunDza

The FunDza Literacy Trust is dedicated to improving literacy among teens and young adults in South Africa.

Global Innovation Fund

The Global Innovation Fund invests in evidence-based innovations generating large-scale social impact around the world.

Global Integrity

Global Integrity arms advocates, journalists, and citizens with information to drive governance reforms.

Global Voices

Global Voices serves as an online newsroom for citizen voices from around the world.

GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving leverages technology to connect donors to innovative grassroots projects in the developing world.

GSMA Mobile for Development Intelligence

GSMA’s Mobile for Development Intelligence provides data, research, and insights for those who wish to harness the power of mobile for good.

Guidestar

Guidestar brings rigor to philanthropy with data and transparency.

Herdict

Herdict is an online platform that crowdsources Internet users’ reports of website inaccessibility and outages.

Hypothesis

Hypothesis aims to bring new context to the world’s knowledge by enabling users to discuss, collaborate, organize research, or take personal notes on Internet content.

Indufor North America

Indufor North America is a forest asset valuation firm that is working with partners to develop a tool to help communities and governments ascertain the economic value of their land.

Infonet

Infonet develops technology platforms that enable information-sharing and promote government transparency in Kenya.

Insight TWI: The World Investigates

Insight TWI connects local investigative journalists with technology, training, and global audiences to expose crime and corruption around the world.

Institute for Liberty and Democracy

The Institute for Liberty and Democracy works with governments to empower the poor through property and business rights.

Instituto Cidade Democrática

Cidade Democrática facilitates crowdsourcing of innovative solutions to public sector problems, promoting civic participation in Brazil.

International Land Coalition

The International Land Coalition promotes secure and equitable access to land for the rural poor.

Involve

Involve helps civic organizations, politicians, and public officials to transform the way they engage with citizens.

JoziHub

JoziHub is Johannesburg’s first technology incubator dedicated to developing sustainable social change through collaboration and innovation.

Jumo

Jumo fosters ongoing relationships between individuals and cause-based organizations through a web-based platform.

KaBOOM!

KaBOOM! mobilizes and engages communities to provide playspaces for their children.

Kiva

Kiva connects online lenders and entrepreneurs to bring microfinance to both established and underserved markets around the world.

Living Goods

Living Goods operates a network of community health entrepreneurs who sell effective, essential health products to the poor at affordable prices.

Livity Africa

Livity Africa is transforming the next generation of South Africans through youth-created media platforms and social campaigns that engage and empower young people to act.

Meetup

Meetup taps the power of the Internet to energize local community groups.

Microfinance Centre

MFC promotes and catalyzes the microfinance industry in Central and Eastern Europe.

MicroSave

MicroSave works to increase access to client-focused financial services in Asia and Africa.

MicroVest

MicroVest invests in microfinance institutions so that they can better serve the poor.

Mideast Youth

Mideast Youth uses digital media to amplify citizen voices in the Middle East and North Africa.

MIX

MIX provides comprehensive business information and data services for the microfinance sector.

Myitmakha News Agency

Myitmakha News Agency is an independent news agency that provides daily news and insights to TV channels, radio channels, and local journals across Myanmar.

Namati

Namati is building a global movement of grassroots legal advocates who work with communities to advance justice.

National Foundation for India

National Foundation for India seeks to create a just and equitable society by enabling marginalized communities to improve the quality of their own lives.

NCAER

National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) is India’s oldest and largest independent, nonprofit, economic policy research institute.

NewsTrust

NewsTrust enables citizens to find and share trustworthy journalism online, promoting greater transparency in news reporting.

Numeric

Numeric is an organization that has developed a high-impact, low-cost, last-mile coaching model that uses open education resources to work with 6th-8th grade students to drive large, statistically significant gains in mathematics.

ONE Campaign

ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organization of nearly four million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

Opportunity International

Opportunity International banks on technology to bring financial services to the poor.

Overcart

Overcart is India's first online marketplace for overstock, unboxed, refurbished, and preowned products.

PeerToPatent

PeerToPatent revolutionizes the patent system by opening the process to public participation.

Praekelt Foundation

Praekelt Foundation develops innovative mobile solutions to improve the lives of people living in poverty.

Project On Government Oversight

POGO champions government transparency and accountability in the United States.

Prosper

Prosper is a peer-to-peer lending marketplace that connects investors with borrowers to activate short-term consumer loans.

Publica

Publica is Brazil’s first investigative reporting nonprofit dedicated to exposing human rights violations and promoting open democracy.

Red Tierras

Red Tierras and Fundacion Tierra use innovative technology to improve the land titling process for marginalized communities in Bolivia.

Refugees United

Refugees United uses technology to enable refugees to reunite with family.

Rights and Resources Initiative

Rights and Resources Initiative is a nonprofit seeking to increase forest ownership for local communities and indigenous peoples worldwide.

Sa-Dhan

Sa-Dhan enables hundreds of microfinance institutions in India to better serve the poor.

Sahara Reporters

Sahara Reporters encourages citizen journalists to publish evidence of corruption and human rights abuses in Nigeria.

SeaChange

SeaChange encourages effectiveness in philanthropy by connecting high-quality nonprofits and funders.

SEEP Network

SEEP Network builds a global learning community for microfinance networks and associations.

Socialtext

Socialtext leverages technology to promote collaboration and insight within organizations.

SOLIDUS Investment Fund

SOLIDUS is an investment fund that provides long-term financing to rapidly growing microfinance institutions in Latin America.

Sunlight Foundation

Sunlight Foundation sheds light on government activities with data and technology.

Transparency International

Transparency International aims to stop corruption and promote transparency, accountability, and integrity at all levels and across all sectors of society.

Tumml

An urban impact accelerator, Tumml supports early stage companies that are developing innovative products and services to improve urban living.

Ushahidi

Ushahidi bolsters transparency by enabling citizen-generated information reporting and sharing.

ViKi

ViKi breaks down the language barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans, wherever they are.

Virgin Money

Virgin Money enables lending between friends, relatives, and other private parties.

VoteRunLead

VoteRunLead is a national, nonpartisan organization that increases the number of women in political leadership through training, technology, and community.

Wikimedia Foundation

Wikimedia operates Wikipedia, enabling hundreds of millions of people to develop and share content online.

WITNESS

WITNESS leverages the power of technology to combat human rights abuses worldwide.

World Federation of United Nations Associations

The World Federation of United Nations Associations is a global nonprofit organization representing and coordinating a membership of over 100 national United Nations Associations and their thousands of constituents.

Zimmber

Zimmber is a one-stop shop for handyman services in India, connecting consumers with a myriad of trusted, curated providers, from home cleaning to plumbers, painters, carpenters, and electricians, among others.