Announcing the 2013 Semi-Finalists




2004 Echoing Green Fellow Rise Wilson at the 2012 All Fellows Conference.

Echoing Green is proud to announce the Semi-Finalists for the 2013 Echoing Green and Black Male Achievement Fellowships. After reviewing close to 3,000 submissions, we've invited 444 applicants to the next phase of the due diligence process. For more insights into Echoing Green’s selection criteria, see our post in this week’s Harvard Business Review blog.

Echoing Green Semi-finalists

2ndNature
3.2.1 Education Foundation
A Place in the Sun Foundation
Aakar Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Abayima
Abhiyantra Eco-sustainability
Access Afya
ActualFood
ADVANCE - Program for Justice and Legal Social Enterprises
Advocates for World Health
Africa 2.0
Africa Healing Exchange
African Center for Empowerment through Arts and Culture
African Entrepreneurship Collective
African Revolutionary Institute for Self Employment
Africans in the Diaspora (AiD)
Agricultural Marketing Information Services-Cameroon
Agri-Tech South Carolina (ATPSC), LLC
Aim For 3
Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education (ARYSE)
American Center
AMPS (Aquaponic Modular Production Systems)
Ancestors Unknown
Angaza Design, Inc.
Angels Initiatives
Anjna Patient Education
Antarctic Eco Fund
Aridite Prospere
Asticom K Ltd.
Atlas: DIY
Azure
Baisikeli Ugunduzi
Balyolu: The Honey Road
Base of the Pyramid Hub (BoP Hub)
Bases Solidas (Solid Foundations)
Be Social Change
Benevolent.net
Beni American University
Better
Bgowa Corporation
BioDrill
Birthmark Doula Collective
Black Girls CODE
Blacktop Bloom
BOLD Guidance
Breaker
BudgIT
Buen Power Peru
Business Unusual
CA Bikes
Cambio Coffee
Capacity Building Centre for Africa
CauseRoot
CCChampions
Center for Faith and Human Rights
Center for the Arts
ChangeLab
Charity Miles, LLC
Chaupal
Chhahari Production
Chitemene Alternatives (CA)
Citizen Energy
City Building Tools
City Health Works!
Civic Counsel
Civic Legal Corps
CIYOTA
Clinics For All
COLETS
Collectif Contre le Controle au Facies (CCCF)
Collier County Neighborhood Stories Project
Common Cause Energy
Community Alliance for the Ethical Treatment of Youth
Community Farming Alliance (CFA)
Community Supported Film
ConTextos
Dashmi
Defining Moments
Degreed
Develatech Ltd.
DiverseScholar
DownCity Design
eAPMC.com
Eco Hab Lab
eCoach Solutions
Ecolizer
Educate Lanka
Educate2Envision International
Education In Sight
Eduka 2.0
Effortless Energy
EggPlant
ElevatED
EMERGE Fellowship
Emergent Engineers
Empower Generation
Empower Shepherds Now
Encite Capital
engageSPARK
Enstitute Inc.
Enviroma
Essmart Global, Inc.
Everyday Feminism
EveryoneOn
Exit12 Dance Company
FACE Africa
Fairleaf Foods
FarmDroid
Farmerline Ltd.
Fenugreen
Fibershed
First Access
Footprints Around the World Inc.
Fortify International
Fostering Change Network LLC
Found in Translation
Foundation for African Non Governmental Organizations Management
Freedom Games
Freelance Advance
FRESHH Inc.
Friendfactor
FuelEd Schools
Fula&Style
Funky Citizens
Futurebridge
g.Maarifa
G3Box
Genspace NYC
GenteGas S.A.
Gilliam Solar, LLC
girltank
GirlTrek
Global Freedom Center
Global Health Bridge
Global Health Media Project
Glotify
GrandMentor
Green Smog
Green Travel Ltd.
Green-Gold Finance Company
Greennovation Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Greenway Grameen Infra
GRIT
Habari
HamsaHub
Health for America
HEALTHQUEST
Ho'oulu Pacific
HOPE FOR THE DAY
Human Rights and Empowerment Project Ltd/Gte (HREP)
Human Voice Initiative
Humanure Power (HP)
Imagine Soap
Impact Careers
Impact Year
Indwe Trust
Infrastructure System Managers
Instiglio
Jhatkaa
Jozian
Juabar
Julius Conveyor Toilet (JCT)
Kalibrr
Kangu
Keep Software
Kenai Sports, LLC
Kepler
Kisan First
Kranti
Kriyate Design Solutions Private Limited
La Panadera
Lab Africa
LaborVoices, Inc.
lallitara
Laurence Chang Foundation for Equality
LDI Africa
Lead Nest
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
Learners4Change
Learning Communities
Liberation Chocolate Inc.
Life Cycles
Live Good
LivelyHoods
Lotus Water
LUDO Computers
Lumeter Networks
m.Paani
Maa-Bara
Marine Gifts Social Enterprise
Materno Sanitas Africa
Mindblown Labs
Mixed Root
Mobile Movement LLC
MobiTrader
Moneythink
MoringaConnect
Motos For Fonos
Moviendo Centro America
moWoza
MPrep
M-Sika
Muliru Farmers Conservation Group
Music Unites
Mwanzo Mpya Initiative
mWater
MYN Dental Ltd.
MyZooPets
Nationality Rights International
NativSol Kitchen
Nazava Water Filters
New Incentives
New Nation Schools
Niche
Novi NGO
NRG Solutions
Nueva Oportunidad
Nursing for All
OLIVE CIG
OpenTrial
OpportunitySpace
Optimum Health Foundation
Organization for Transgender Health Empowerment Resources (OTHER)
Our Own Farms and Creative Concepts Ltd.
Pambazuko Mashinani
Papinotas
Peace for Africa and Economic Development (PAD)
PENYA Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
Physicians for Haiti
Plain Ink
Pluural
Polymath Ventures
Practice Makes Perfect, Inc.
Project Hub Yangon
Project Scientist
Projects Worth Funding
Public Law Franchise
Public Policy Lab
Queer Alliance Nigeria
QuickSolar
Quixote Energy Solutions
Racial Justice Action Center
Raise Labs
Reasonous
Recovers.org
Re-Nuble
RESDAF
Resolve Network
Rhizomatica
RoadWise Network
salaUno
Sea Change Mentoring
Second Home
SeedAfrika
Sevamob
Shared Value Africa
Sishu Swaraj
Siva Cycle LLC
Smart Agriculture Analytics (SAA)
Smart Farms Uganda (SFU)
Social Justice Collaborative Inc.
Sohum Innovation Lab
Soronko Solutions
Spark MicroGrants
Spark* International
SpellAfrica Initiative
SpellQuest Nigeria
Spring Health Water (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Stand Out For Environment Restoration (SOFER) Initiative
Start Now
StartUp ScaleUp
STEP: Sustainable Technologies Empowering People
Streetcraft
StrongMinds
Sun Shield LLC
SunCulture
Sword and Plough: Repurposed for a Purpose
Takamoto Biogas
Tataowar
Teach For Bangladesh
Teach for Nepal
Teach for the Philippines
Tecta Pty Ltd.
Teen Revolt
Ten-Ten Charity Foundation
Terra Bean Coffee
Testigo Projects Inc.
The Adventure Project
The Amani Institute
The Andi Leadership Institute for Young Women
The BioBuilder Educational Foundation
The Blue Ribbon Movement
The Boxcar Grocer
The co.space
The Enliven Project
The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center
The IQ Collective
The Jubilee Project
The Komera Project
The Learning Lab
The Million Person Project
The Network
The Nile Project
The Odyssey Initiative
The One Number Project
The Persistence Network
The Spark
The Sustainable Church
Theatre of the Oppressed NYC
Think Unlimited
Thread LLC
Together We Rise
TOHL
Tolerance Academy
TOMIKE HEALTH
Torath Production
Trai Verde
Transformation International, Inc.
Tropicado Agro-processors
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT)
Unchained At Last
Universal Community Link Information Centre (U-CLIC)
UPSTART AFRICA
Urban Agriculture Enterprises, Inc.
Urban Launchpad LLC
Usawa Fund
Vaxess Technologies
Vensha/Sajjana
Versailles Lab
Veterans Matter (Fiscal Agent 1Matters)
Violet Health, Inc.
VOICE 4 Girls
W2E (U) Ltd.
weACT
Wecyclers
Wedu
WHEELS Collective (Women's Hands Establishing Entrepreneurial Leadership Skills)
White Roof Project
Whole Movements
Wikipolicy
Windmill Health Technologies Private Limited
Wishbone.org
Woman to Woman Foundation
Women Innovation Forum
Women's Peer-to-Peer Network
WonderStudy
World Wide Hearing Foundation International
Worldwide Innovative Healthcare, Inc. (WiCare)
x-runner Venture GmbH
Yakbat
Yao'ongo Land Owners Association
Yellow Leaf Hammocks
You Press
Youth Alliance (YA)
ZanaAfrica Group
ZAYA (Formerly Teach A Class)
Zoom

BMA Semi-finalists

A Dream Achieved
Advanced Law Enforcement Research and Training
Ambassadors for Africa (AFA)
B Holding Group, LLC / b condoms
Bakhari
Ballers Bridge
Better Man Productions
Black Belt Justice Center
Black Men to the Blackboard
BlackCrowdfunding
Borne Digital
BridgePrep
Brothers Empowered to Teach Initiative (BE2T)
Chasing Culinary Cuisine
CODE2040
Community Trades Resiliency Partnership
Cooking Up A Rich Future
corners2cornerstones, inc.
Corporation Me! Financial Education
Dream Outside the Box
Dr. Edward Bouchet Society
Drive Change
E4 Youth
Ecofe Lavanderia
Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering, Inc. (ELiTE)
Empower Yourself Limited
Entrepreneur GO!
EQ
Free My City
Fresh 82
Fresh Food Generation (FFG)
IMB Foundation
Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational and Environmental Design (I-SEEED)
Isidore Electronics Recycling
Justice for Families
KairosPDX
Know the Ledge TV
Learningateway
Local Pedaler Project (LPP)
MediaCoup
MINT Valley INC.
National Homecomers Academy (NHA)
One Hood Media (OHM)
Our Cipher
Out of Bounds
Pallus
PoMo Griot Productions
Potential Project
Power To The Peaceful
Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund
Prom King
Qeyno Labs
Qlovi
Reaching Your Horizon
Reading Spaces, Urban Places
Ready: Relationship Education for the Advanced Development of Youth
Recognize to Inspire, Strive to Educate, LLC
Red, Bike and Green
Residential Reentry Schools
Restoring ThePath
Re-United, Inc.
Rising Sons
Second Line
sf35
SKoolAide Academic Performance Pathway
Skyscraper Seminars
SoS Juice
Teach.Learn.CARE
Team Teach
The Anew School
The Hidden Genius Project
The Metropolitan DC Health Consortium
The New Narratives Project
The Pentorship Program
The Phremen Audio Studio Academy
The School Justice Project, Inc.
The Student Union
The Urbancated Fellows
The Yard Our League Magazine
TinkerTags
Twice as Good Mentors
Ubuntu Renaissance Institute
UPstander International
Urban Cusp
W.I.N.S (Winning Initiatives in Nonprofits & Sports)
Who We Know
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