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Points of Light

United States

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator is the first accelerator program and investment fund in the country focused on civic ventures for profit and nonprofit startups that include people as part of the solution to critical social problems. The three month bootcamp style program convenes 10 15 teams in person and online with the goal of equipping each startup to seek investments and scale their social innovation. The Civic Accelerator was launched in 2012 in partnership with Village Capital and receives generous support from PwC Charitable Foundation and Starbucks Foundation both founding partners and from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation SAP and their official hotel sponsor Hilton Worldwide.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services


The San Diego Foundation

United States of America

Founded in 1975 The San Diego Foundation is a broad purpose community foundation helping individuals families and organizations carry out their charitable plans with the common goals of improving the quality of life in the greater San Diego region now and for generations to come. With its hundreds of philanthropic partners The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions with funds in such areas as the environment science and technology the arts civic engagement education and health and human services.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building