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Awarded Jun 08-2017
IDEO.org 2017
in support of the Innovation Bonus project, an integrated program of funding, innovation coaching, and network convening developed to equip organizations with the resources to test innovations that attempt to change the systems that constrain poor or vulnerable young people in the U.S.
    $753,350
    Awarded Nov 28-2016
    University of Cape Town 2016
    for use by its Graduate School of Business’s Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in support of a project to redesign the Rockefeller Foundation Global Fellowship Program on Social Innovation to build the innovation capacity of social sector leaders to catalyze more transformative and resilient solutions to endemic social and environmental problems
      $499,236
      Awarded Aug 05-2016
      Bridgespan Group 2016
      in support of developing a diagnostic tool to advance innovation capacity in social sector organizations by enabling organizations to innovate more effectively to improve the lives of poor or vulnerable populations
        $300,000
        Awarded Aug 05-2016
        Inter-American Development Bank 2016
        for use by its Multilateral Investment Fund toward the costs of the Global Social Innovation Lab Summit, a convening to advance the impact of social innovation labs in the Global South, and the development of a lab network to foster positive social impact in the lives of poor or vulnerable people
          $300,000
          Awarded Apr 11-2016
          Dalberg Consulting – U.S., LLC 2016
          in support of a project to increase funders’ use of innovation concepts to accelerate the pace of social change for poor or vulnerable communities
            $149,468
            Awarded Nov 30-2015
            IDEO.org 2015
            in support of developing and prototyping a strategy to build innovation capacity in organizations that serve poor and vulnerable populations, including Rockefeller Foundation grantees and partners
              $640,000
              Awarded Aug 14-2015
              Nesta 2015
              toward the costs of developing an online learning program in partnership with The Open University, which will serve to build the skills of development practitioners to innovate solutions that address the needs of poor and vulnerable people
                $200,000
                Awarded Aug 14-2015
                Fund for the City of New York 2015
                for use by its project, Zakti, toward the costs of implementing a prize that will yield solutions for the Foundation’s Smart Power for Rural Development initiative, and to conduct research and produce a public report about the effectiveness of applying open innovation and prize challenge methodologies to large-scale problems, such as energy poverty and nutrition, experienced by poor and vulnerable people
                  $244,000
                  Awarded Jun 24-2015
                  Hattaway Communications, Inc. 2015
                  in support of developing and implementing a communications strategy to catalyze innovation and innovation capacity building in the social sector to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people around the world
                    $350,000
                    Awarded Jun 03-2015
                    Bridgespan Group 2015
                    in support of a project to build the innovation capacity of Social Innovation Labs in the Global South and enable the labs to accelerate the development of innovative solutions to problems faced by poor and vulnerable people
                      $300,000