The 2012 Echoing Green Semifinalists



There are 3,508 reasons why we have great hope for a better world. This is the number of applications Echoing Green received for our 2012 Fellowships. We congratulate every single applicant for taking on the world's biggest problems with their bold, innovative solutions. After an awe-inspiring and challenging first-stage review process, we proudly announce our 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinalists and the 2012 Open Society Foundations Black Male Achievement Fellowship Semifinalists.

View the 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinalists
View the 2012 Open Society Foundations Black Male Achievement Fellowship Semifinalists

Echoing Green sent official notifications to all applicants this afternoon.

The Semifinalists will have the opportunity to submit additional information about their big idea, and the Finalists for both Fellowships will be invited to our Finalist Weekend in May 2012.

We thank all the 2012 Fellowship applicants and wish everyone success in their efforts to solve the world's biggest problems.

2012 Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinalists

A Common Future
Acclivus, Inc
Africa Yoga Project
African Ecovillage Foundation
African School for Excellence
Africans in the Diaspora
Africa's Talking Ltd
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING INFORMATION SERVICES-CAMEROON
All Girls Allowed
Alliance of Young African Patriots, inc
Ambassadors for Africa (AFA)
Amani Global Works
Africans in the Diaspora
American Women Veterans Foundation
AmpleHarvest.org
Anarouz
Angaza Design
apni mandi
Aporta
AppSuccess
Aqua Vida International
Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC)
Art of Play/Art-Parts
ArteSanar: The Art of Healing
Asociacion Mexicana para las Naciones Unidas Jovenes
Atlantic Impact
Atlas DIY
Autism Expressed
Avani Bio Energy Private Limited
Avanti Fellows
Awaaz.De
Ayiti Cherie Healing Project
Aywa International
AYZH Health and Livelihood Pvt Ltd
Azul
B.R.E.A.K. Homes
Back to the Roots
Backpack Farm Agriculture Program
Balyolu: the Honey Connection
Beats, Flights, and Life
Benevolent
Bidna Capoeira
Billion Entrepreneurs Enablers
BK Farmyards
Black Girls Code
BLISS
Bloodsworth Lifeline Project
Blue Rose Compass
Book Harvest
BrAiDs N BeAdS
BreakOUT!
Brown Button Foundation
Buen Manejo del Campo, S.A. de C.V.
Cactus
CASA MIA
Center for Popular Democracy Centre For Awareness Holistic Healing Growth and Research Centre for Criminal Appeals
Chalo
ChangeLab
Chaupal
CHINAR International (CI)
Cineminga International
City Health Works!
Civic Dialogues
Climate Response
Cloud Currencies, CA Benefit Corporation
Coal War Cafe,, Appropriate Technology Demonstration Center
CodeNow
CoFED (The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive
Collectif Contre le Controle au Facies
COMMUNITERE
Community Alliance for the Ethical Treatment of Youth (CAFETY)
Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) Cosain
COVER - Community-Owned Village Emergency Resources D.&E. Green Enterprises, Inc.
Damascuz Fortune
Dance 4 Peace, Inc.
DayOne Response, Inc.
Defining Moments
Derrell Talent
Design Innovations for Infants and Mothers Everywhere
designED
DesignWise Medical
Devintel
DirectedDeposits
Disabled Educational Assistance Re-entry Program (DEAREP) Discovering Deaf Worlds
DolphinEdge Technologies Ltd
Dream Mobile
DUMA
E3: Education, Excellence & Equity
Earth Works Services, LLC
EcoFire
ECO-FUEL AFRICA LIMITED
Edthena
Educate Lanka
Educational Reform School
E-Energy Green Revolution Initiatives
ElectNext
enke: Make Your Mark
Envaya
Enviro Juris
ENZI Footwear
ethikus
Evomo Research & Advancement Pvt. Ltd.
Farm Commons
Farm Shop Trust
Farm, Inc.
Fashion4Freedom
Feed-The-Need
Fertilait
First Power Corp.
Fit 'n Fast
FoodCorps
Found in Translation
Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative
Fresh Corner Cafe L3C
Fresh Takes Kitchen
Frontier Markets
G4G Mobile
Gel Together
Generation Hope
GenteGas S.A.
GirlForward
girltank
Give A Living, givealiving.org
Givkwik Inc.
Global Center for Investigative Journalism
Global Community Ambassadors
Global Freedom Center
GloballyEducated
Glocal Youth Fellows
Glovico.org
Grace App Communication
Gram Power Inc.
Grandmentor LLC
GrassROOTS Community Foundation
Green Cloud Technologies
Green E-Waste Recyclers
Greenway Grameen Infra
haoxin.org
Happy Hands Foundation
Hardwork Integrity and Patriotic Generation Youth Initiative Hatch
HEALTHY FOOD SYSTEMS
Healthy Picks
HelloMundo.net
Hispanic Cancer Foundation
HLD Solutions
Home Base: Building Access, Support and Education Hope Through Health
Hopeful World
Hosh media
HumEnergy
IdeaDish
IDinsight
iFutures.org
Imagiscience
imMEDIAte justice
Institute of Teacher Education and Development International Centre for Social Franchising
Invup
iPakistan
Isidore Electronics Recycling
Jana Care
JCLTeam
Jerry the Bear
Jola Venture
Juju's Place
Juntos Finanzas
Just Shea
Justice Makers Initiative
Justice Project Pakistan
KeyWifi LLC
Kinara Capital
Kisan First
Knowledge As Power
Kopernik
Kulinda
Kumbu Health
Kushiri
LA ARENERA
LaborVoices, Inc.
Landmark Development Initiative
Latinas Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness and Kinship (SPEAK) LDTC+Labs
Leadership Through Empowerment, Action, And Dialogue Inc.
LearnIndia
Legal Peace Corps
LivelyHoods
Local Insight Global Impact
LocalDM
Lubaga Disabled Entrepreneurs Association
LuminAID Lab, LLC
Madaktari Mobile Initiative
Medha
Mekelle Farms
Memunatu
Mindblown Labs
More Than Me
Mother's Day Radio
Moving Forward Institute
MPrep
mSurvey
Multipolar
Mustakbal clean tech
mWater
myAgro
National Young Farmers' Coalition
Navya Network
Needmap
New Sound Foundation
NextDrop
NoPC
not yet named
Nyaya Health
oceanplastics
Off.Grid:Electric
OkCopay, Inc
One Degree
ORIBAGS INNOVATIONS LTD
Paruware
People Powered Savings, Inc.
PhilanTech
PHR Partner
Physicians for Haiti
Pink Wish Foundation
PolicyPulse
Precise Parenting
Progress Collective
Prosperity Candle
Protei
Public Policy Lab
Pykih Inc
Qeyno Labs
Raising Our Skills, Not Our Hands
Rapid Report and Response (R3)
Rare Genomics Institute
Re:Act
Recycle Across America
Red de Educacion Ciudadana
Refugee Center Online
Regalii
ReGenerate Solutions, LLC
Remas
Rent-to-Own Zambia Ltd
Re-Nuble, Inc.
Resiliency Foundation Inc.
Resolve Network
Ruby Cup (Makit Ltd)
Safe Space
SALA Center for Art and Culture
SALUS Fitness and Physical Therapy
Sanivation
SaveLIFE Foundation
Schaduf
Scholars Academic International (SAI) Education Fund
Schoolyard Films, Inc.
SCRIPT RESOURCES CENTRE
SIFE SSCBS
SlimTrader
Smallholders Foundation
SMV Wheels Pvt. Ltd.
SNAP Gardens
SoJo (Social Journal)
Solafrique
Solar Mosaic
Solar Sister
Solidarium Fair Trade
Solucion Pluvial
Spark MicroGrants
Spark Partnerships
SponsorChange.org
Springboard Collaborative
Starfish International
Starlight Afghan Free Energy
StartSomeGood
STG International
Stockbox Grocers
Student Voice Project
Students for Education Reform
SumofUs
Switchboard
Symphonia for South Africa
Synergic International Foundation -SIF
T to T
TakaTaka Solutions
TBD
Team Rubicon
the [blank] canvas
The Academy for Teachers
The Ambassador Network
The Black Girl Project
the cranes schools
The Education Matters Project
The Journal Lab
The Maids' Company
The Sound Strike
The Station Foundation
The Transition Center
The Working World
Think Unlimited
Ti Bwat Nou - A Place for Help
Tlatoa Inoma (meaning "free yourself by speaking" in Nahuatl) Tolerance Academy
TownSquared
Ubuntu 2.0
Uspercent
Valu Lamp Inc.
VArc Engineerirng
Veneration Inc.
Venture for America
Vera Solutions
Village Capital
Villager
Vision Spring Initiatives
VitaFlavor
Vive Responsable
Vivus Limited
VOZ
Waging Nonviolence
Wash Cycle Laundry
Waste 2 Energy, Ltd. Uganda
Waste Capital Partners
WaterWalla
We the Change Foundation
wecyclers
Wedu
White Roof Project
Women LEAD
Women's Justice Initiative
World Wide Hearing Foundation International Xinfugo Group
Yasa
Young Citizen Journalists
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network
Youth4Jobs
Zambian Institute for Sustainable Development
Zidisha Inc.

2012 Open Society Foundations Black Male Achievement Fellowship

4C Designs
Access to Art Academy

Adams Morgan Youth Leadership Academy (AMYLA)
Adolescent Behavioral and Clinical (ABC) Solutions
African Immigrant Diaspora Alliance (AIDA)
ATPX
August All Year
BET (Brothers Empowered to Teach) Initiative
Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Black Code
Black&Green
BlocPower
Breakaway Education
Brown Boi Project
Center for Community Safety & Racial Justice
City Growers
Coaching For Change, Inc.
Community Fellows
Community Healing Project
Complete the Cypher
Dreamer and Associates
EduK8one
EDUtheWORLD
Equalibrium
Father In My Hood
Fight For Light, Inc
First-to-Finish
Former Student Athletes of Color (FSAC)
From Dads to Husbands
GCL Accounting Services LLP
G-L.A.W. Foundation
Green-Collar Communities Clinic
Grow Dat Youth Farm
Hip Hop, Art, and Fashion Institute
Hip-Hop Education Center
iFoster
Imagine Harlem
InnerCity Weightlifting
Justice for Families
Kimeta Systems
Listen 2 The Lyrics
Louisiana Youth Movement
Lyfe Productives
Micro Learning Foundation
NBA Math Hoops
Noble Pillars
Out Of Bounds
Passport Carriers
PATH: Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hiphop, INC.
Pitch Mixer
Positive Minds
Pre-Law Institute L3C
Project 3to6
Real Dads Network, Inc.
Reconstruct Art
Restoring the Path
Social Justice Learning Institute
Sophomore Summer
Sports Literacy
StudentMentor.org
Teach.Learn.CARE.
TeenSHARP
Tenacity
The Andy Johnson Pre 1960 Original Harlem Globetrotters Organization
The Beyond The Block Initiative
The Keiron Williams Institute
The New Image TV Production Project
The Phoenix Scholars
The Scholarship Academy, Inc.
The SHELF Project
The TOBY project
The Ubuntu Society
The Urban Reform Network
Torch Enterprises Inc
Urban Sustain
W.E.B Dubois Leadership Homes for Boys
Young Black Mens Success (YBS)
Young Picasso Painting
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