Donors can use their wealth more flexibly to fund for-profit businesses, social ventures, and political campaigns in pursuit of their social impact goals.
Promise Venture Studios attract, connect and support social entrepreneurs in early childhood development to improve outcomes for children and their families. Their ECD Venture Network and Index collates leading organizations of 300+ ventures and 500+ entrepreneurs nationally who are focused on serving children from prenatal to five and their families. They support entrepreneurs to scale and impact with a Promising Ventures fellowship program, and showcase innovations in early childhood development in their Show + Tell series.
Gary Community Ventures, based in Colorado, leverages local stakeholders in the private sector, government, philanthropy in three main areas: School Readiness, Youth Success and Family Economic Mobility. They GROW existing nonprofit and for-profit solutions through a mix of mix of providing human and financial capital. They also help fund and build new, innovative efforts in nonprofit and for profit ventures. Finally, they build and actively participate in coalitions that change policies, processes and systems that affect childhood, youth and family in Colorado.