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Alternative Divinity School
is a self-directed, year-long learning journey for soulful community builders and a platform to support the broader re-imagining of theological education.
is the largest network of social entrepreneurs who each embark on a tailored timeline of investment and support over their lifetime.
Transformative Action Summits
help people transform their lives, workplaces, and communities.
helps individuals establish a custom higher education based on apprenticeships, conferences, volunteer experiences, and workshops.
Turn your passive participation into active resistance by spending 5 minutes to make 5 calls to government officials.
What Design Can Do Challenge
is a platform that showcases design as a catalyst of change and as a way of addressing the societal questions of our time.
Reinventing Organizations Wiki
serves as a practical guide for leaders who are reinventing their organization and are looking for inspiration as they upgrade specific management practices.
EdSurge Independent Cohort
is a global leader in education technology publishing. EdSurge Indepenent aims to give students a voice in the education sphere.
promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services.
Global Accelerator Learning Initiative
is a global network of organizations that propels entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
provides funding to an aspiring travel photographer, filmmaker or writer and be mentored by professionals in the field.
Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative Fellowship
develops entrepreneurial skills and enhances economic opportunities for young professionals throughout Europe.
is the “grand-daddy of ideas festivals”- inspiring innovators of all ages, with exceptionally diverse perspectives, building bridges for 35+ years.
Convening the Conveners
builds transformative platforms for organizations to meaningfully connect with each other.
Tzedek Social Justice Fund
supports social justice work that advances LGBTQ rights, forwards racial justice, and combats anti-Semitism on a global, national, and local scale.
is the next generation of climate journalists by believing that any young person around the world can become a powerful voice for climate change.
Unschool of Disruptive Design
is an experimental knowledge lab for purpose driven creative rebels and change agents.
Mentor Capital Network
supports the entrepreneurs behind mission driven, for-profit social enterprises, no matter where they are in the world.
Fuse Corp Fellowship
enables local government to more effectively address the biggest challenges facing urban communities.
is an intimate, year-long program designed for awakening mothers who are fed up with the status quo and inspired to cultivate change from the inside out.
is a private island in Sweden that you can stay on for free! for one week, to work on a creative project of your choice.
is an organization in New Orleans who support and grow entrepreneurs to tackle social and environmental disparities.
inspires and equips girls, children and families to imagine, invent and engineer.
is a 3-day retreat + summer camp + unconference in the Mendocino redwoods.
Hack the Hood
introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for real small businesses in their own communities.
is a “loose guild” and movement of leading creative thinkers, writers, policy-makers, artists, entrepreneurs, investors, and social entrepreneurs who exists to unlock the artist within everyone.
Peace and Collaborative Development Network
is the go-to hub for the global change making community and posts weekly social impact jobs + opportunities.
Cultural Planning Certificate Program
provides university-level training and education programs for cultural planners who want to guide cultural policy and development initiatives.
Stay Overnight in a Slave Dwelling
hosts overnight stays where individuals are invited to sleep in and re-live the experience that slaves were subject to.
Art of Hosting
is an approach to leadership that scales up from the personal to the systemic using personal practice, dialogue, facilitation and the co-creation of innovation to address complex challenges.
is an annual exchange program for young emerging leaders from the East and the West to join forces to develop and implement projects addressing critical issues in their countries.
University Innovation Fellows
empowers students to become agents of change at their schools.
offers an innovative undergraduate and graduate program that combines four years of world travel with rigorous, interdisciplinary study.
brings together a cohort of emerging Radical Doers, and offers them the chance to connect to one another, grow their leadership capacities, and amplify their impact.
Work Abroad on Organic Farms
is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange.
helps student inventors and entrepreneurs make an impact on the world with technology through funding and training.
Reclaiming the Right of Way Toolkit
is a toolkit for creating and implementing placemaking parklets.
Global Health Corp Fellowship
is a leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training the next generation of leaders in global health equity.
is an effort to identify, showcase and support innovative approaches to global challenges through a series of forums.
Self-Directed Open Masters
helps people design self-directed and community supported degrees
Venture for America Fellowhsip
is a fellowship program for enterprising recent college graduates to launch their careers as entrepreneurs and revitalize American cities.
is a two-year program that creates customised learning paths for diverse groups of fellows & equips them with the leadership skills to create positive, large scale and lasting change in...
Global Shapers Community
is a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who want to develop their leadership potential towards serving society.
is a gathering of 300 leaders committed to changing the world through faith and justice.
Community Health Fellowship
is an intensive 1 year (13 month) community-based gap year service and leadership development Fellowship at Horseshoe Farms
Global Challenges Prize
aims to incite deeper understanding of the most pressing global risks to humanity – and to catalyse new ways of tackling them.
#LifeAfterLoss Dinner Parties
transforms life after loss from an isolating experience into one marked by community support, candid conversation, and forward movement.
accelerates radical solutions to improve human and planetary health by leveraging the power of deep tech ventures.
is a global community working together to design solutions for the world’s biggest challenges.
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience
is cultivating a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh
Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience
are trauma healing workshops for caregivers and leaders worldwide to promote healing, revitalize their communities, and stop cycles of victimhood and violence.
is a search for innovative businesses in the Asia-Pacific that are delivering impact through their work that supports the Sustainable Development Goals.
is a free four-week practical training program that will sharpen the tools we need to fight back at the federal, state, and local levels.
Youth Initiative Program (YIP)
is a holistic education in Järna, Sweden that gives youth 18-28 a chance to explore their fullest potential and take initiative towards a better world.
Appalachian Transition Fellowship
is a year-long, full-time, paid program designed for 15 emerging community leaders who are committed to working in Central Appalachia for the economic transition of the region.
Thousand Currents Academy
funds grassroots groups led by women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples in the Global South.
Behavior Change Campaign Database
is a database of proven methods for promoting health, safety and environmental citizenship.
Youth Assembly at the UN
is a global platform that cultivates an international network of young leaders and changemakers through exchange, education, action and impact.
Youth Solidarity Fund
supports youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing seed funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue.
Sustainable Tourism Accelerator
helps you develop innovative and disruptive projects tackling urban tourism challenges and improve the sustainability of your business.
is a global cooperative of entrepreneurs that nurture cooperation between our partners and promising startups.
More Women’s Voices
makes it easy to find more women’s voices (entrepreneurs, business owners, authors, podcast hosts, and speakers).
Creative Community Fellows
brings together cultural trailblazers throughout New England for a ten month fellowship to learn how to drive transformation through arts and culture.
Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS)
is a Scandanavian university focused on innovation, sustainability and real life practice
Walk [Your City]
helps you plan, design and install quick, light and affordable street signs for people.
Blueprint of We
enables groups of any size custom design healthier, more resilient business and personal relationships.
has awarded over $120,000 in financial grants to women in the worlds of design, fashion, music, and the arts.
is a highly competitive fellowship where business professionals have the unique opportunity to contribute their skills to help change the lives of those living in poverty.
The Solutions Project
is an accelerator program that supports early-stage clean energy startups to scale their impact.
Detroit SOUP Community Crowdfunding
is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit.
is an intensive, 4-week online workshop designed by Seth Godin for high-performing individuals who want to level up and lead.
Startup Champions Network Summit
is a national network of professional entrepreneurial ecosystem builders.
Emerging Cities Champion
funds and trains future city leaders who have creative solutions to enhance civic engagement, improve mobility, and activate public life in public spaces.
3 Day Startup
teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.
California Campus Camp
is an intensive and energizing training program that is open to community college students, faculty and staff in California interested in gaining practical skills in democratic political action.
The Representation Project
uses film and media as catalysts for cultural transformation to inspire individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone can fulfill their human potential.
supports growth-stage entrepreneurs, channels exclusive deal-flow to investors, and partners with institutions to discover profit in solving global problems.
temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing, and socializing.
Create Good Conference
is a gathering for nonprofit communicators who are movement makers and rabble-rousers for driving change.
The Center for Advanced Hindsight
is an academic incubator that supports problem-solvers by making behavioral economics findings accessible and applicable.
supports progressive congregations who are driven by the values of an inclusive, progressive theological vision for a more just world for all.
Kalu Yala Study Abroad
is a new village being built in a Panamanian river valley to bring together entrepreneurs, artists, scientists and modern day romantics.
Volunteer Abroad Programs
is the world’s leading volunteer travel organization with over 10 years experience in providing impactful and affordable volunteer abroad programs.
Stories from the Line
engages students and recent graduates to create documentary film portraits that navigate the complexities and nuance of poverty in America.
The UnSchool Online
is a portal of courses for creative rebels, change agents & purpose-driven leaders who want to make positive change.
are a set of facilitation techniques aimed at enabling more equitable and effective participation of all group members in meetings, workshops and decision-making processes.
The Arena Summit
convenes, trains, and supports the next generation of candidates and campaign staff.
designs opportunity in rural America by increasing economic mobility and decreasing population loss.
Good Company Ventures
provides educational services to early-stage social entrepreneurs through its accelerator and business seminars.
D&AD Impact Awards
seeks to identify and celebrate these great, transformative, creative ideas that have had real impact and, ultimately, contribute towards a better, fairer and more sustainable future for all.
We! Connect Cards
are a card deck that helps you spark connection at your next program, training, or meeting.
Social Change Central
is Australia’s one-stop hub for all thing social enterprise; from funding to exposure.
is a brilliant guide produced by Roadtrip Nation that is easy to read and helps you figure out what to do with your life.
Global Citizen Year
exists to equip a new generation of leaders for the challenges and opportunities of our global century.
Service Year Opportunity Portal
lists ways to embark on a year of service for all young Americans as a way to tackle important challenges while transforming their own lives.
Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship
offers fellowships to individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change.
is a creative content and self-publishing company that designs tools to help you navigate the local and global startup scene.
focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on important national issues.
is an “action tank” to help social change groups tap into the power of entertainment to inspire just, equitable, and sustainable action.
Circle of Trust Programs
is a gathering built on a framework which helps folks create a process of shared exploration around the inner work of a changemaker.
Global Eye Entrepreneurs
champions male entrepreneurs of color, connecting them to world-class resources and networks to accelerate their businesses.
High Desert Center
offers gap year programs in Colorado for young adults seeking adventure, leadership skills, community, and a sense of purpose.
School of Lost Borders
runs vision fasts and rites of passage training to cultivate self-trust, responsibility, and understanding about one’s’ place within society and the natural world.
is a fast-growing global movement of people and organisations committed to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) by 2030.
Centre for Social Innovation Books
is a coworking space, community, and launchpad for people who are changing the world with great books explaining how to start your own.
Future Project Dream Director
works with schools to unlock the limitless potential of every young person in this country.
are a deck of cards with hand-drawn pictures designed to evoke metaphors and imagination that help with team building activities, enhancing conversations, and generating creative ideas.
Do Good X
catalyzes a diverse community of Christian social entrepreneurs to launch impact ventures that solve our world’s greatest problems.
Open Society Fellowship
work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
are unique learning experiences for people in North Dakota and South Dakota who want to build the skills and connections that will help them become more effective leaders.
runs programming and community-based learning for young people who are passionate about taking action for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Thought for Food Challenge
is a movement dedicated to tackling the global challenge of feeding 9+ billion people through bold, breakthrough solutions
School of All Relations
is a residential educational program for international youth aged 18-26, based on the Greek Island of Aegina.
Design Thinking and Innovation Week
creates week-long immersive courses in London for like-minded creative professionals.
is an open-source design library for building better blocks that can be downloaded for free and easily made at a local makerspace with a CNC router.
Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism
runs educational programs, conduct research and support journalism startups to help foster sustainable business models for quality journalism.
is a nature-based business accelerator, connecting innovative businesses, investors and mentors aligned with people, place and prosperity.
Kaospilots Enterprising Leadership
is a hybrid business and design school, a multi-sided education in leadership and entrepreneurship.
is a youth-led movement turning college into a time of effective global action – through the power of grilled cheese.
Auburn Senior Fellows, Trainings and Convenings
equips leaders with the organizational skills and spiritual resilience required to create lasting, positive impact in local communities, on the national stage, and around the world.
Center for Urban Pedagogy
uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement alongside the people most impacted by public policies and systems of power.
Coliving Facebook Group
is a moderated discussion forum for people interested in the coliving movement.
is a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.
Second Chance Fellowship for Prison Reform
is a year long, full-time paid engagement of fieldwork and capacity building workshops with the objective of creating a new carder of young change-makers and entrepreneurs in India focused on...
Netroots Nation Conference
has hosted the largest annual conference for progressives, drawing thousands of attendees from around the country and beyond.
is a group that engages in a wide spectrum of Internet issues, including policy, governance, technology, and development.
The Heart Series
is a 2-day conference, held annually during Valentine’s week/President’s Day weekend, centered around the intersection of business x bettering the world.
Disney Dreamers Academy
is a 4-day event at Disney that provides youth with an opportunity to learn how they can harness the power of their dreams.
Dream Corp Tech Scholarship
supports underrepresented individuals to up-skill and advance their tech career options and address the disparity of diversity in the tech workforce.
Spiritual Ecology Fellowship
is a program designed to create a future where universal spiritual values form the foundation of how we care for our common home.
Knowmads Alternative Business School
is a life changing experience, school and platform for people who make a positive difference in the world.
Social Innovation Management
is a ‘learn by doing’ program that trains future social impact professionals.
Young Champions of the Earth
receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.
Echoing Green Fellowship
is a funded program that catalyzes the ability of leaders with purpose to drive social progress further, faster.
Awesome Opportunities for Social Change Types
is a private facebook group dedicated to sharing awesome opportunities for folks interested in social change.
Reimagine Education Conference
is a global conference and competition, open to educational innovators from all around the world.
Circle, Song and Ceremony
– a leadership retreat for those who believe it is time to wake up individually and together.
is a 3-day retreat for college changemakers to discover how to create change and build a life you love!
Social Capital Markets
is dedicated to accelerating a new global market at the intersection of money & Meaning.
Roadtrip Nation Trips and Video Series
creates content, products, and experiences to help individuals pursue fulfilling careers.
The Obama Foundation Fellowship
seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation.
is a virtual and physical network of companies and professionals working together to create a thriving society.
Rolex Awards for Enterprise
support inspiring individuals who carry out innovative projects that advance human knowledge or well-being.
is a dynamic 5-day Institute that propels change leaders from high-potential to high-impact.
Social Labs Toolkits and Courses
shares insights, resources, training and nurtures a community of practice for the evolving field of social laboratories.
attracts innovative thinkers and doers who are creating a new model for urban revitalization in Detroit.
Pachamama Alliance Journeys
is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all.
Hive Global Leaders Program
is out to build the world’s most impactful community of leaders and entrepreneurs working on creating a better world
Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition
is a nationwide effort to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems.
Climate Change Communication Grant
is a Norwegian trust that funds communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change.
The Do School
helps you turn your ideas into action through experiential learning programs centered around innovation and implementation skills.
Baltimore Corps Fellowship
builds robust, equitable pipelines to enlist talent in advancing Baltimore’s most promising social innovations.
American Democracy Summit
is the premier right-left event to solve America’s political crisis; bringing the brightest minds from across the political spectrum together to fix our broken system.
equips and resources a growing portfolio of faith-motivated entrepreneurs who have committed their lives to cultural and social impact.
Women Speaker Initiative
aims to increase the number of women and people of color speaking at conferences and companies, and ensure they are paid competitively.
organizes young people with wealth and class privilege in the US to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power.
funds activists, organizers, and changemakers who are working to make the US a more equitable and inclusive place to live
Third Wave Fund Grants
is the only activist fund led by and for women of color, intersex, queer, and trans folks under 35 years old in the US.
awards $1000 no-strings-attached grants every month to advance ‘awesome’ in the universe.
is a year long on-the-job training program for emerging digital campaigners of color.
is is pure, unadulterated camp for grown-ups that helps you slow down and reminds you to look up.
Unleash Innovation Lab
is a global innovation lab that brings together bright minds from all over the world make disruptive solutions to the SDGs.
Teach For India Fellowship
is a fellowship program that is part of the Teach For All Network, a growing group of independent organisations working on expanding educational opportunities in their nations.
Village Micro Fund
is a grassroots micro finance organization with the mission to educate and empower Black entrepreneurs through coaching, consulting, connecting, and capital.
is a unique mix of community spaces (parks, event spaces, creative studios) in Boise all with the purpose of explorative play.
The People’s Supper
is building community through better conversations with the goal to repair the breach in our interpersonal relationships across political, ideological, and identity differences.
Journalist Fellowship Programme
at the Reuters Institute is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to take some time out from their day jobs to explore journalism in depth.
works to support innovators of color close the social capital gap in this country.
designs life-changing study abroad programs that transform the next generation of leaders, global citizens, and change agents.
Common Fields Convenings
is a visual arts organizing network connecting contemporary, experimental, noncommercial artist-run and artist centered spaces and initiatives.
Camelback Ventures Fellowship
makes education and social entrepreneurship equitable through a fellowship for people of color and women.
World Social Marketing Conference
is building a global movement dedicated to capturing, spreading and nurturing good practice in Behavior Change Marketing.
Henry Arnhold Fellowship
is a one-year fellowship with $100,000 in funding and ongoing support for leaders with promising conservation and climate solutions who are looking to scale.
is a highly competitive, year-long program where early-career professionals transition from the private sector to the social sector and grow through on-the-job experience.
aims to be a new university model to launch and accelerate the ideas of student leaders and entrepreneurs.
helps you become a cutting edge developer with the Grand Circus full stack curriculum and hands-on remote experience.
connect aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs with the guidance and resources they need to thrive.
makes grants between $2,500–$15,000 to anyone, anywhere in the world who has an early-stage idea or project that addresses pressing global challenges.
is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship.
is where change goes to work; part innovation lab, part business incubator, and part social enterprise community center.
Sustainable Brands Events
is a learning, collaboration, and commerce community of over 348,000 sustainable business leaders from around the globe.
provides tutors, mentors and role models to schools to help students stay on track – and get back on track – to graduate.