The Bezos Family Foundation supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people, from birth through high school, to put their education into action. Through investments in research, public awareness and programs, the foundation works to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for all children.
The Compton Foundation seeks to foster human and ecological security in a world that is increasingly interrelated, by addressing contemporary threats to these inalienable rights.
Impact Partners headed by Dan Cogan and Geralyn Dreyfous, the executive producer of the 2004 Oscar-winning documentary, Born Into Brothels. Impact Partners is a film fund for investors and philanthropists who seek to promote social change through film. Since its inception less than three years ago, Impact Partners has been involved in the financing of over 25 films, including The Cove, which won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature; Freeheld, which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film; The Garden, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2009.
The Embrey Family Foundation, based in Dallas, Texas, was established in 2004 by J. Lindsay Embrey (1925-2005). It continues a family tradition of philanthropy and community-building begun by Lindsay Embrey’s great-grandfather, Judge J.M. Lindsay, in Gainesville, Texas. Today, the foundation’s activities are led by Lindsay Embrey’s daughters, Lauren and Gayle Embrey, and the Board of Directors.
Chicken & Egg Pictures is a hybrid film fund and non-profit production company dedicated to supporting women filmmakers who are as passionate about the craft of storytelling as they are about the social justice, environmental and human rights issues they’re embracing, translating and exploring on film.
The Fledgling Fund seeks to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities by supporting innovative media projects that target entrenched social problems.
dotSUB brings simple tools that create profound change by connecting people of all cultures. They power global video captioning and translation crowd-sourcing projects such as the legendary TED conferences that use dotSUB’s platform to enable over 7,000 volunteers all over the world to complete 21,000+ translations of their high-quality video TEDTalks into 89 languages through their site.
Active Voice is a team of strategic communication specialists who put powerful media to work for personal and institutional change in communities, workplaces, and campuses across America. Through our practical guides, hands-on workshops, stimulating events and key partnerships nationwide, Active Voice moves people from thought to action. By highlighting compelling personal stories and perspectives seldom found in mainstream media, we offer a much-needed outlet to people across America to speak out, listen up, and take the initiative for positive change.
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a public foundation dedicated to education for sustainable living. CEL is developing Connected’s university curriculum to help educators in classrooms.
UCBerkeley’s Opinion Space is a new social media technology designed to help communities generate and exchange ideas about important issues and policies. They believe there is great hope in collaborative innovation.
B Corp is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab aggregates, supports, and certifies corporations that incorporate interdependence into their bylaws.
GoodGuide provides the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products. The GoodGuide mobile phone app allows consumers to make educated choices about their purchases, rating products in terms of social responsibility and environmental sustainability. We are working with GoodGuide to develop the Connected mobile app.
The MIT Geospatial Data Center is dedicated to excellence in high performance computing geospatial education and research. The Geospatial Data Center is working on the Connected mobile phone app, and helping people connect the dots between the 100 trillion human made things in this world.
The Aspen Institute fosters values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and provides a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues.
The Institute for the Future is an independent nonprofit research group that works with organizations of all kinds to help them make better, more informed decisions about the future. IFTF provides the foresight to create insights that lead to action.
The 11th Hour Project promotes a fuller understanding of the impact of human activity within the web of interdependent living systems by helping organizations develop more responsible relationships with the world’s water, energy, and food resources.
TCHO is a San-Francisco-based craft chocolate manufacturer obsessed with creating the finest chocolate, innovating in everything we do, and making a better world. TCHO’s New American Chocolate explores the pure flavors inherent in cacao itself. The majority of TCHO’s chocolates is organic, Fair Trade, and kosher — and all are obsessively delicious.
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