Impact VC focused on IP-oriented science & technology start-ups from underserved markets across the country. We work with engineers and scientists solving our most critical problems in a broad spectrum of areas including: Agriculture, AI, Clean Energy, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Novel Materials, and Robotics.
Ceniarth is a single-family office, and related private foundation, focused on funding market-based solutions that benefit underserved communities. Ceniarth primarily engages in rural, marginalized regions in sectors such as agriculture, financial services, energy, and affordable housing. Ceniarth makes full use of its entire portfolio in these efforts and is active in making both mission-related and program-related investments.
We connect social entrepreneurs with the resources they need, convene events to strengthen the ecosystems of impact investing and social entrepreneurship, and catalyze 100% of our balance sheet for impact.
CSH advances solutions that use housing as a platform for services to improve the lives of the most vulnerable, maximize public resources and build healthy communities. CSH is a Community Development Financial Institution that is the national leader in helping communities across the country create supportive housing to prevent and end homelessness. Since inception in 1991, CSH has been advancing innovative solutions that use housing as a platform for services to improve lives, maximize public resources, build healthy communities and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty which has resulted in transformed lives for more than 200,000 people. CSH’s loans and grants of $640M have been instrumental in developing supportive housing all over the country.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a family foundation guided by the enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David, who helped found one of the world’s leading technology companies. The Foundation works on the issues our founders cared about most, including improving the lives of children, enabling the creative pursuit of science, advancing reproductive health, and conserving and restoring the earth's natural systems.
EJF Philanthropies is focusing on a creating a healthier food system through grants and impact investments. Additional grantmaking priorities include: improving child health in the Washington, DC region; supporting wildlife conservation; collaborating with other funders to support vibrant Jewish life in the United States; funding veterinary research and helping shelters care for sick dogs; and increasing opportunities for students in Washington, DC schools.
The Erie Community Foundation is a collection of over 700 charitable endowments operating under the administrative umbrella of a single public charity. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for all in our region by evaluating and addressing community issues, building permanent charitable endowments, and promoting philanthropic and community leadership.