Who We Fund

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Mostly NGOs:

  • Grantees directly provide healthcare, nutritional interventions, and/or strengthen health systems.
  • We look for organizations with evidence-based programs, who are data-driven, and data-hungry.
  • Whether NGOs are just getting started, or have a record of success, we will only consider cost-effective, catalytic opportunities.
  • We aim to be a long-term funder, but we take our renewal process seriously.

Early-Stage or Mezzanine?

  • Early-stage organizations need to demonstrate high-potential for big impact. Organizations that are not evidence-based must be evidence-generating, with a clear and compelling theory of change.
  • Mezzanine organizations must have a record of exceptional impact. Additionally, mezzanine organizations must be on the cusp of one or more game-changing wins.
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Global Health Funding

We provide funding to health needs that are elemental and under-funded.

In the countries where we work, the prevalence of stunting in children under 5 is between 30 and 40%. Yet nutrition accounts for only 1% of US Global Health Funding.

In Africa, approximately 100 million people suffer from depression. For African women, depression is the number one cause of disability. Yet, 85% percent of people suffering from depression in Africa – including 66 million women – have no access to effective treatment. The U.S. spends 0% of its global health budget on mental illness.

And 78 out of 1,000 babies born in sub-Saharan Africa die before their 5th birthday – many for easily preventable causes. — UNICEF

While we support initiatives that tackle diseases like malaria and tuberculosis, we do so as part of horizontal approaches to primary care.

Our Partners

Understand that it’s not about being right. It’s about getting it right.





Active PRIs / Investments

Past Partners

ACODEV

African Alliance of Digital Health Networks

Akilah Institute for Women

American Jewish World Service (AJWS)

Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation

BRAC

Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)

D-Prize

Doctors Without Borders

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

Gardens for Health Interational

Global Health Corps

Globus Relief International

Haiti Southeast Clean Water Project

Health Builders

Jitegemee

Kaz’O’zah

Kepler University

Last Mile Health

Maranyundo Girls School (Sustainer Funding)

Medic Mobile

One Acre Fund

OpenBiome

Peace for Africa and Economic Development (PAD)

Sanku

SHOFCO

VisionSpring

Vision for a Nation

Watsi

Y Bank

 

 

Past PRIs / Investments

Calvert Foundation

Digital Divide Data

E Health Points

Edom

Sanergy