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1776


United States of America

1776 is a global incubator and seed fund helping startups transform industries that impact millions of lives every day: education, energy & sustainability, health, transportation and cities. they are building a global community to provide the intellectual, social and financial capital these startups need to succeed.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Acumen America


United States of America

Acumen raises charitable donations to invest in companies leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty.Acumen was incorporated on April 1 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers but as members of a single global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Aga Khan Foundation


Switzerland

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) focuses on health education culture rural development institution building and the promotion of economic development. It is dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor without regard to their faith origin or gender.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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Avrio Capital


Canada

Avrio Capital was established in 2006 to identify and invest in innovative food and agriculture companies that provide solutions to global challenges in the areas of health, wellness and sustainability. Avrio is a hands-on investor who works alongside of its portfolio companies to provide the support and resources needed to transform emerging companies into successful globally competitive enterprises.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Bain Capital Double Impact


United States of America

Bain Capital Double Impact will pursue investments where we can utilize our unique capabilities to help mission driven companies to scale and to drive meaningful change. Impact investing has the power to bring the innovation expertise and resources from business to social causes.Our goal is to enable the next phase of financial and impact growth for our partner companies which are solving critical social problems and doing so profitably. We believe that our value added approach experienced team and broad platform expertise will help our partner companies to thrive.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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BlueOrange Sustainable Capital


BlueOrange Sustainable Capital seeks to invest in opportunities in a diversified set of emerging market companies that deliver both strong risk adjusted returns and social impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).BlueOrange supports companies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth driven by strong risk adjusted returns.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Bridges Fund Management


Bridges Fund Management (formerly Bridges Ventures) is a specialist fund manager focused exclusively on sustainable and impact investment with offices in London New York and San Francisco. Our strategy is to focus exclusively on opportunities where investments can generate investor returns through helping meet pressing social or environmental challenges be it backing businesses that create jobs in underserved areas building environmentally friendly care homes for the elderly to sustain an ageing population or providing flexible financing for innovative social enterprises. Since 2002 we have raised over $1 billion to invest in SMEs properties and social sector organisations that are helping to tackle some of society s biggest challenges with a focus on four themes health & well being education & skills sustainable living and underserved markets.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Western Europe Impact: Affordable Housing

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BVM Capital LLC


United States of America

BVM Capital LLC is a Southeast based venture capital firm that seeks to create and finance breakthrough early and expansion stage companies with proprietary technology platforms or unique products which will lead to the treatment and ultimate cure for cancers.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Capital Indigo


Mexico

Capital Indigo is a Private Equity firm based in Mexico City that is focused on mid market private equity and mezzanine debt investments in Mexico.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Access to Financial Services

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CHCF Health Innovation Fund


United States of America

The CHCF Health Innovation Fund supports business models with the potential to significantly lower the cost of care or improve access to care. CHCF plans to invest $10 million in medical and health care devices technologies and services over three years.

Type: Fund Geography: Americas Impact: Health Improvement

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Colorado Health Foundation


United States of America

The Colorado Health Foundation works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation by increasing the number of Coloradans with health insurance ensuring they have access to quality coordinated care and encouraging healthy living. The Foundation invests in the community through grants and initiatives to health related nonprofits that focus on these goals as well as operating medical education programs to increase the health care workforce.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Health Improvement

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Department for International Development (DFID) (U


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK s work to end extreme poverty. DFID ending the need for aid by creating jobs unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

Type: Government Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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ExSight Capital


United States of America

Exsight capital is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage impact investments in innovative ophthalmic diagnostic and treatment solutions. The firm consists of 2 accomplished retinal surgeons and a team of investment professionals that have partnered to address the need for funding early stage ophthalmic focused companies. The firm seeks investments in biotechnology medical devices pharmaceuticals and software solutions in ophthalmology.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Health Improvement

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Fintrac


Fintrac, a woman-owned international development company, develops agricultural solutions to end hunger and poverty. For more than 20 years, they have worked with local and global partners to increase incomes and improve livelihoods for the world’s most vulnerable farmers and communities in Africa, Asia, Latin American, and the Caribbean. By teaching farmers proven technologies and practices, they are increasing yields, improving nutrition, and strengthening food security.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Asia Impact: Capacity Building

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Flora Family Foundation


United States of America

The Flora Family Foundation was established in 1998 by the family of William R. Hewlett (co founder of Hewlett Packard Company) and his late wife Flora Lamson Hewlett. It is predicated on the belief that each individual has an obligation to go beyond the narrow confines of his or her personal interests and be mindful of the broader concerns of humanity.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Education

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Groupe SOS


France

With its 11,000 employees and 330 structures, GROUPE SOS is one of Europe’s foremost social and societal undertakings. For 30 years now, GROUPE SOS has been putting economic efficiency at the service of the interests of the general public. In so doing, it provides responses to the issues of today’s society by developing innovative solutions in its five main fields of activity. The actions undertaken by GROUPE SOS influence the lives of over a million people every year.

Type: Foundation Geography: Europe Impact: Health Improvement

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Growth Philanthropy Network


United States of America

Growth Philanthropy Network (GPN) was founded in March 2004 as a nonprofit committed to the long term goal of building a philanthropic capital marketplace and ecosystem that will provide consistent and reliable funding for the large scale expansion of high impact nonprofit initiatives. They believe the establishment of a growth capital marketplace in which funders make well researched investments to help top performing nonprofits with proven solutions scale their impact will transform the social sector.

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

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IDEO.org


United States of America

IDEO.org works with nonprofits social enterprises and foundations to design solutions for social impact around the world.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Intel Capital Diversity Fund


United States of America

Whether you're seed stage or ready for growth Intel Capital can help take it to the next level. Since 1991 Intel Capital has invested US$12.2 billion in 1480 companies worldwide and 627 portfolio companies have gone public or been acquired.

Type: Fund Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Khosla Ventures


United States of America

Khosla Ventures provides venture assistance and strategic advice to entrepreneurs working on breakthrough technologies. The firm was founded in 2004 by Vinod Khosla co founder of Sun Microsystems. With over four billion dollars under management the firm focuses on a broad range of areas including consumer enterprise education advertising financial services semiconductors health big data agriculture/food sustainable energy and robotics. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park Calif.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Novastar Ventures


Kenya

Novastar is a venture catalyst firm assisting the next generation of exceptional entrepreneurs who are designing and executing innovative business models to profitably serve East Africa s aspiring mass market.These New Stars are the catalysts for innovation accountability efficiency and the accumulation of wealth for the common good.While we are managing a pool of capital we do not think of ourselves primarily as fund managers. The fun and focus of our work is partnering with entrepreneurs to help bring ideas to life and multiply their impact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Eastern Africa Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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responsAbility Social Investments AG


CH

responsAbility use investments to empower people at the base of the global income pyramid. They help them realize their economic potential by giving them access to markets information and other services important for their development from which they were previously excluded. responsAbility offers financing to businesses and initiatives in developing countries and emerging markets adapted to their needs and circumstances.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Health Improvement

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RockHealth


United States of America

Rock Health supports innovators working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Founded in 2010 Rock Health supports health entrepreneurs through a startup accelerator open source research and public events.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Northern America Impact: Health Improvement

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SustainVC - Patient Capital Collaborative


United States of America

PCC invests in companies that apply for financing through Investors' Circle an association of accredited investors who provide Patient Capital for a Sustainable Future. Through PCC SustainVCSM invests as the lead or participant in rounds of equity and equity related securities as small as $500000 and as large as $5000000.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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T&J Meyer Foundation Limited


The T & J Meyer Family Foundation benefits philanthropy voluntarism and grant making foundations focusing specifically on arts service organizations and activities programs.

Type: Foundation Geography: Impact:

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The Abell Foundation


United States of America

The Abell Foundation is the largest private foundation serving only Maryland. The Foundation has acted as an agent of change by supporting innovative results oriented efforts to ameliorate the systemic social economic and environmental challenges encountered by those living in concentrated poverty. With a unique focus on Baltimore City Abell provides grant funding to enterprising non profits as well as research to better inform civic conversation. It also invests in new businesses and technologies that have the potential to benefit society and build Baltimore's workforce.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Employment Generation

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The Kresge Foundation


United States of America

The Kresge Foundation is a $3 billion private national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America s cities through grantmaking and investing in arts and culture education environment health human services and community development efforts in Detroit.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Community Development

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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: Human Rights Protection or Expansion

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The United Way of Dallas


United States of America

Since 1924, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has provided resources and infrastructure to nonprofits and charities in the Dallas area. They raise funds, increase effectiveness, and ensure accountability for service providers and programs that focus on long-term, measurable and effective change in their community.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Education

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Toilet Accelerator


Switzerland

Founded in 2014 the TBC is a unique business led partnership with the ambition to address the global sanitation crisis by accelerating the Sanitation Economy. The TBC is enabling private sector engagement connecting large and small companies and ensuring close collaboration between private public and non profit sectors with the common goal to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) universal access to sanitation.The TBC runs the Toilet Accelerator the world s 1st accelerator programme dedicated to sanitation entrepreneurs in low income markets.The members of the Toilet Board Coalition believe that accelerating the Sanitation Economy will deliver significant impact to business and society.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

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UBS Optimus Foundation


The UBS Optimus Foundation makes UBS unique in the financial industry. Because only UBS has a foundation that is staffed by leading experts in philanthropy and has a client offering designed to deliver measurable long term benefits to the world's most vulnerable children.We take the business minded approach to philanthropy you'd expect from UBS. Our global coverage proven expertise and unrivaled knowledge enable us to transform good ideas into great projects. We know that even the best concepts need the right guidance and we never assume a project will work just because it seems like the obvious solution. In fact we challenge project assumptions rigorously only 5% meet our tough standards. And UBS is so confident about those projects we select that it co funds them. This maximizes our projects' reach and ensures they make a sustainable and significant impact. Best of all we guarantee that 100% of all donations go to projects that benefit children because UBS covers all our costs.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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United Way


United States of America

United Way is the worldas largest privately funded nonprofit. They're engaging people from all walks of life in nearly 1800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. What they do it look different in Dubuque than in Dubai but together they're creating real and lasting change. Their partners include global national and local businesses nonprofits civic and faith organizations as well as educators labor health organizations government and more.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Village Capital


United States of America

Village Capital is a global venture firm that discovers develops and invests in entrepreneurs solving real world problems.Since 2009 we have been one of the world s most active early stage investors investing in over 70 ventures across 15 countries and supporting hundreds more through our collaborative venture development programs. Village Capital graduates have leveraged initial capital 251 created over 10000 jobs and served over 6 million customers.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

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Wellcome Trust


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

We re a global charitable foundation both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers take on big problems fuel imaginations and spark debate. We remain true to the vision and values of our founder Sir Henry Wellcome a medical entrepreneur collector and philanthropist. Our work today reflects the amazing breadth of Henry's interests and his belief that science and research expand knowledge by testing and investigating ideas. Our governance is based on an updated version of his will.Our funding supports over 14000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years we aim to spend up to 5 billion helping thousands of curious passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science population health medical innovation the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation

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