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Delancey Street Foundation

United States of America

Delancey was founded in 1971 and has grown to serve thousands of residents in five locations throughout the United States.It began with 4 residents a thousand dollar loan and a dream to develop a new model to turn around the lives of people in poverty substance abusers former felons and others who have hit bottom by empowering the people with the problems to become the solution.They said they were going to take ex convicts and ex addicts and teach them to be teachers general contractors and truck drivers. They said it couldn t be done. theysaid they were going to take 250 people who had never worked and had no skills and teach them to build a 400000 square foot complex as our new home on the waterfront. They said it couldn t be done They said they were going to partner with colleges and get people who started out functionally illiterate to achieve bachelor of arts degrees. They said it couldn t be done. They said They were going to run successful restaurants moving companies furniture making and cafes and bookstores without any professional help. They said it couldn t be done. They said they were going to do all this with no staff no government funding and no professionals. They laughed and said it couldn t be done. They struggle a lot but they have been doing it. For over 40 years they have been developing a model of social entrepreneurship of education of rehabilitation and change that is exciting and full of hope. If you need help or want to help please contact us. Most of all they hope you can feel as inspired by ordinary people s abilities to achieve extraordinary accomplishments as they been.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Education


Gray Matters Capital

United States of America

Gray Matters Capital (GMC) is an Impact Investing Enterprise founded by Bob Pattillo. We actively invest in sustainable replicable business models that benefit underserved populations in developing countries. Our Vision? An education leading to a more purposeful life for 100 million women by 2036.We place a major emphasis on co creating value with our partners social businesses entrepreneurs and other impact investors. The active participation of our founder and partners has made us catalytic in the marketplace showing others that they can create value through service engagement and investment.

Type: Corporate Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services


Hackney Pirates

United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Hackney Pirates is an enterprising charity working to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance of young people in Hackney, so that they achieve both in school and in the world beyond.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Impact: Access to Education


TBLI Foundation


TBLI FOUNDATION supports the ongoing global TBLI CONFERENCE Series by making content more broadly available to investment professionals and the public via reports white papers and video interviews partnerships with educational institutions and like minded nonprofits. The foundation is implementing a digital model to facilitate access to content and interactions in the community.The foundation is is establishing academic partnerships with selected leading international business schools. The Schools host the conferences and expand participation to include students and alumni. TBLI CONFERENCE s academic partners include INSEAD The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania NYU Stern BI Norwegian Business School Copenhagen Business School Hult International Business School VU University Amsterdam Meiji University JAPAN Florida International University. More partnerships will be confirmed shortly.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Access to Education