The Unfunded List
The Unfunded List 2016-2017
180 Degrees exists to provide nonprofits with advice, future leaders with training and development, and vulnerable communities with more effective charity. 180 Degrees provides socially conscious organizations around the world with high quality, affordable consulting services. We work with organizations to develop innovative, practical and sustainable solutions to whatever challenges they’re facing. With more than 70 university branches in more than 30 countries, we are developing a generation of future leaders committed to making a difference.
Mavuno organizes communities and builds businesses at the grassroots level in Congo.
Medical Research Charities’s mission is to support the discovery of successful treatments and cures for some of life’s most dreaded diseases. MRC is a Federation of charities that are solely dedicated to research, prevention, education and advocacy.
Simprints is a nonprofit tech startup that helps NGOs, businesses, and governments fight poverty by solving the ID challenge.
Storytelling with Saris follows the courageous efforts of the women of Katakhali, Bangladesh to adapt to climate change and rising sea levels in their island village.
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Fast Forward accelerates tech nonprofits by investing money, providing training and mentoring, and increasing the visibility of tech nonprofits to scale them to impact. Fast Forward is the only organization dedicated to tech nonprofits as a sector, utilizing a well-established Silicon Valley playbook and applying it to nonprofits.
El Centro De La Raza is a Seattle based community center seeking funds to provide one-on-one emergency planning assistance for people at risk of detention or deportation due to their immigration status, with a specific focus on families with children (with or without status).
Free the Slaves (FTS) is an international organization that provides training and technical assistance to partners in order to combat modern slavery. Their unfunded submission was for a mobile phone messaging campaign in India.
Library For All (LFA) is a digital library solution for individuals, schools, NGOs and governments in developing countries. In areas where books are scarce but mobile phone networks are growing, LFA delivers a cloud-based library of high quality content to devices that already exist in developing countries, such as mobile phones, tablets, and PCs.
Solstice Initiative expands access to clean energy by providing community-based solar power to American households. This model enables any resident to enjoy clean energy at no upfront cost and save money on their electric bill every month.
Global Entrepreneurship in Residence (EIR) Coalition assists universities with the fundraising, education, and operation of Global EIR programs. We work with communities of entrepreneurs to source founders in need of the visas provided by our university partners, and we support city and state economic development efforts through encouraging the growth of the Global EIR-backed entrepreneurs. These founders serve their university communities as mentors and create internships and job opportunities locally.
CityDance DC‘s award-winning DREAM program uses dance as a springboard for low-income youth in Washington, DC, to improve academic performance and increase college readiness.
The Open Media Foundation (OMF) is an innovative media and technology nonprofit dedicated to putting the power of the media into the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world.