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Case Foundation


United States of America

The Case Foundation was established in 1997 to reflect the family's commitment to giving back. The foundation has sought to leverage the family's investment capital broad network of passionate people and experience to accomplish a simple mission invest in people and ideas that can change the world.

Type: Foundation Geography: Oceania Impact: Access to Financial Services

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FB Heron Foundation


United States of America

The Heron Foundation was created in 1992 to help people and communities help themselves out of poverty. Today the foundation is focused on building a better economy in the United States one in which reliable employment and income are available to every willing worker or household. The New York based foundation aims to deploy the full balance of its endowment towards that mission and invests all of its assets through a single capital deployment office removing the traditional foundation s operating distinction between investments and grant making.

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

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Ford Foundation


United States of America

The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. The believe all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential contribute to society and have voice in the decisions that affect them.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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LIVING CITIES


United States of America

Founded in 1991 Living Cities harnesses the collective power of twenty two of the world s largest foundations and financial institutions to build a new type of urban practice geared at getting dramatically better results for low income people faster. Together we are working with cross sector leaders in cities to develop and scale new approaches to dramatically improve the economic well being of low income people. Our investments research networks and convenings catalyze fresh thinking and combine support for innovative comprehensive local approaches with real time sharing of knowledge to accelerate and deepen adoption in more places.In 20 years Living Cities members have collectively invested almost $1 billion helping shape federal funding programs redirecting public and private resources and helping communities to build homes stores schools community facilities and more. Our members are not simply funders. They shape our work and priorities by participating on the Living Cities Board of Directors and four standing committees.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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MacArthur Foundation


United States of America

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just verdant and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows the Foundation works to defend human rights advance global conservation and security make cities better places and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Information

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Omidyar Network


United States of America

Omidyar Network invests in entrepreneurs who share our commitment to advancing social good at the pace and scale the world needs today. We are focused on five key areas we believe are building blocks for prosperous stable and open societies Education Emerging Tech Financial Inclusion Governance & Citizen Engagement and Property Rights.We take calculated risks in the earliest stages of innovation helping to transform promising ideas into successful ventures. As an active impact investor we offer more than just financial support. We provide vital human capital capabilities from serving on boards to consulting on strategy coaching executives to recruiting new talent. We connect promising investees to entrepreneurial visionaries with business know how. We also leverage the tremendous capacity of Web and mobile technologies to go beyond incremental improvement and make a significant widespread impact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Education

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Rockefeller Foundation


United States of America

The Rockefeller Foundation envisions a world with Smart Globalization a world in which globalization s benefits are more widely shared and social economic health and environmental challenges are more easily weathered. The Rockefeller Foundation supports work that enables individuals communities and institutions to access new tools practices resources services and products. And they support work that enhances individuals' resilience in the face of acute crises and chronic stresses whether manmade ecological or both.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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