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

Echoing Green Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems.

Accelerator / Incubator

OVERVIEW

Description

Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. For the last 27 years, Echoing Green has focused its efforts on identifying and funding promising social entrepreneurs to help them launch innovative social change organizations worldwide. We’ve invested over $36 million in seed funding and strategic assistance in more than 600 world-class leaders driving positive social change around the globe. These next generation social innovators have gone on to launch, and now lead, some of today’s most important social enterprises. For example, Echoing Green was an early funder of the visionary founders of Teach for America, City Year, Genocide Intervention Network, Freelancers Union, SKS Microfinance, EarthRights International, and hundreds of others around the world.

PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS

SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS

  • Agriculture
  • Arts, Culture, Handicrafts
  • Civic Participation
  • Clean and Green Technology
  • Communications / Media / ICT
  • Disabilities
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Distribution / Supply Chain
  • Education
  • Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Development, SME
  • Environment, Climate Change
  • Fair Trade, Organic Products
  • Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Health
  • Housing, Shelter, Homelessness
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources / Conservation
  • Other
  • Peace and Security
  • Sanitation, Waste Management
  • Tech
  • Training, Technical Assistance Services
  • Water
  • Web, SaaS, Online Tech
  • Women, Girls

supporting ventures in these regions

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

TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED

  • For Profit
  • Non-Profit
  • Hybrid