Thinking Big

By joining a nonprofit board, corporate leaders can use their talent to make a significant impact on the social sector. Go »

Echoing Green's July 2016 UpStart featured the bold ideas of Echoing Green Fellows Sara Leedom and Julienne Oyler alongside Natalie Africa, director for Private Sector Engagement for the UN Secretary General's Every Woman Every Child movement. Go »

Echoing Green's June 2016 UpStart featured the bold ideas of Joanna and Lauren and Bob Schwartz, co-founder of the Juvenile Law Center. Go »

Identifying key trends affecting today's social entrepreneurs will help build out critical support. Go »

Driving Social Change

Our mission is to
unleash next generation
talent to solve the world’s
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Echoing Green: A Social Innovation Fund

Echoing Green is a social innovation fund that acts as a catalyst for impact. Our global nonprofit works to find extraordinary individuals, who have influential ideas and original solutions. We unite this diverse group of innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels to form a fellowship of passionate, global leaders. With access to funding, grants, and strategic foundational support, we can accelerate the positive vision these leaders have for the world. 


We find rare and exceptional emerging leaders.
We forge a community of global pioneers.
We accelerate these leaders to impact the world.

Awarding Millions in Social Entrepreneurship Funding Each Year


Whether it’s social entrepreneurs, impact investors, or business leaders, we work to catalyze the ability of emerging leaders with purpose to impact the world and drive social progress further, faster. For nearly 30 years, we have worked to find rare and exceptional leaders, forge a community of global pioneers, and offer them unrestricted seed-stage funding and strategic foundational support.


Around the world, Echoing Green Fellows work on issues such as:
 Economic Development
, Education

, Environmental Sustainability
, Health

, Justice & Human Rights
, Hunger & Poverty Alleviation, and Racial & Gender Equity
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To learn more about the projects supported by Echoing Green, read more about our fellows. 
Are you the next emerging leader of social innovation? Apply today to receive funding for your organization. 


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