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David Weekley Family Foundation The David Weekley Family Foundation practices a venture philanthropy model of investing treasure, time, and talent to grow nonprofits and social enterprises serving the global poor.

Foundation

  • Houston, Texas, United States

OVERVIEW

Description

The David Weekley Family Foundation practices a venture philanthropy model of investing treasure, time, and talent to grow nonprofits and social enterprises serving the global poor. The Foundation mostly concentrates on education, health, and livelihoods with a focus on helping young, innovative organizations scale up their proven models to reduce poverty.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INVESTMENT RANGE:

$25,000 - $500,000

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Agriculture; Communications / Media / ICT; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Enterprise Development, SME; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Health; Mobile; Sanitation, Waste Management; Tech; Water

Stages

  • 4) Early Customer Traction, Revenue
  • 5) Starting to See Strong Revenue Traction
  • 6) Solidifying Operations
  • 7) Rapid Growth

social vs. financial return preference

  • 3: Balanced

Types of entities

  • Non-Profit

providing funding for these regions

  • US, Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East / North Africa
  • Subsaharan Africa
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central Asia
  • Oceania
  • Global

funding types

  • Grants / Donations
  • Debt