Meet who's next ​in social entrepreneurship: With fifty-five Fellows leading forty-two organizations, meet Echoing Green's largest class of Fellows in its twenty-seven year history.
During the Iraq war, the U.S. military relied heavily on local interpreters who risked their lives standing shoulder-to-shoulder with American troops. This mission-critical cooperation made the interpreters and their families targets for extreme anti-American violence during and after the conflict.
When an American Red Cross staffer blew the whistle on reneged promises to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy, Ben Smilowitz took action. A vigilant watchdog for survivors of disaster, Ben investigated inefficiencies, fired up the media, engaged members of Congress, and filed a complaint with New York’s Attorney General.
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Advice and perspectives on fundraising, negotiating, and blending capital from the entrepreneurs and funders: download these profiles illustrating how social enterprises have secured seed and early stage philanthropic and investment capital to build their organizations.

Part of our impact investing initiative.

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Increase access to books and unlock knowledge in impoverished communities by building a platform to deliver ebooks across mobile phone networks.

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Improve the life outcomes for court involved youth by providing key supports before, during, and after incarceration.

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Build a stronger Baltimore by mobilizing, training, and retaining a new generation of leaders committed to scaling effective social innovations throughout the city.

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Prepare the next generation of climate leaders by training and supporting university students to conduct free energy audits for local small businesses.

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Transform life opportunities for West African youth by offering employable skills training and career opportunities.

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Prevent social and environmental problems caused by burning rice straw waste in rural Vietnam by instead using the materials to build sustainable, prosperous mushroom farming communities.

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