Our Grants

Since inception, the Foundation has awarded $295 million in grants. Our grants database contains awards from July 1, 2017 on and is updated weekly. Comprehensive details can be found as part of the Foundation’s annual 990-PF filing.

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Amount $250,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location New York, NY
Awarded 2020

Skillful LLC

Fiscal Sponsor: New Venture Fund To provide support for the Rework America Alliance.
Amount $500,000
Focus area Solidarity
Location Washington, DC
Awarded 2020

World Central Kitchen Incorporated

To provide support for the pandemic and disaster response.
Amount $250,000
Focus area Solidarity
Location San Francisco, CA
Awarded 2020

Refugees United Foundation USA

To provide support for the RELAY platform in 2021.
Amount $500,000
Focus area Climate + Data
Location Washington, DC
Awarded 2020

World Resources Institute

To provide support for the ongoing development of the Data Lab Initiative.
Amount $200,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location New York, NY
Awarded 2020

Girls Who Code, Inc.

To provide support for the organization's mission to close the gender gap in technology.
Amount $50,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location Los Angeles, CA
Awarded 2020

First Star, Inc.

To provide support for the STEAM Academy.
Amount $100,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location Seattle, WA
Awarded 2020

Code.org

To provide support for the CodeBytes project.
Amount $500,000
Focus area Emergent AI + Society
Location Cambridge, MA
Awarded 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

To provide support for the Schwarzman College of Computing Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing Scholars Program.
Amount $500,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location Washington, DC
Awarded 2020

Education Design Lab

To provide support for the Community College Growth Engine Fund.
Amount $250,000
Focus area Tech + Workforce
Location New York, NY
Awarded 2020

Girls Incorporated

To provide support for the organization's mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, through direct service and advocacy.
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Grantee Fiscal Sponsor Grant Amount Focus Area Location Date
Skillful LLC New Venture Fund To provide support for the Rework America Alliance. $250,000 Tech + Workforce New York, NY 2020
World Central Kitchen Incorporated To provide support for the pandemic and disaster response. $500,000 Solidarity Washington, DC 2020
Refugees United Foundation USA To provide support for the RELAY platform in 2021. $250,000 Solidarity San Francisco, CA 2020
World Resources Institute To provide support for the ongoing development of the Data Lab Initiative. $500,000 Climate + Data Washington, DC 2020
Girls Who Code, Inc. To provide support for the organization's mission to close the gender gap in technology. $200,000 Tech + Workforce New York, NY 2020
First Star, Inc. To provide support for the STEAM Academy. $50,000 Tech + Workforce Los Angeles, CA 2020
Code.org To provide support for the CodeBytes project. $100,000 Tech + Workforce Seattle, WA 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the Schwarzman College of Computing Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing Scholars Program. $500,000 Emergent AI + Society Cambridge, MA 2020
Education Design Lab To provide support for the Community College Growth Engine Fund. $500,000 Tech + Workforce Washington, DC 2020
Girls Incorporated To provide support for the organization's mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, through direct service and advocacy. $250,000 Tech + Workforce New York, NY 2020
University of California, San Francisco To provide support for the Nexus Program. $150,000 Tech for Good San Francisco, CA 2020
AI4ALL To provide support for the organization's mission to increase diversity and inclusion in AI education, research, development, and policy. $500,000 Tech + Workforce Oakland, CA 2020
Tech Matters Beneficent Technology, Inc. To provide support for the Terraso Platform, the technology component of the 1,000 Landscapes Initiative. $500,000 Climate + Data 2020
Khushi Baby, Inc. To provide support for the building of data systems for improved health outcomes. $100,000 Digital Health Folsom, CA 2020
Instituto Protea Brazil Foundation To provide support for the early diagnosis of breast cancer using an AI driven approach. $150,000 Digital Health Jd Paulistano 2020
Destination: Home SV To provide support for the salary and benefits of a Research and Evaluation Specialist, a new position embedded within the County of Santa Clara’s Office of Supportive Housing. $100,000 Solidarity San Jose, CA 2020
The World Economic Forum NPT Transatlantic To provide support for the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution AI Program and the launch of the Global AI Action Alliance. $500,000 Emergent AI + Society 2020
Babson College To provide support for the University of Global Health Equity Global Health Entrepreneurship Exchange. $100,000 Digital Health Babson Park, MA 2020
Partners in Development, Inc. To provide support for the Bridging the Digital Divide Program in rural Mississippi. $200,000 Tech for Good Ipswich, MA 2020
The Tech Interactive To provide support for the Tech Laureate Program. $200,000 Tech + Workforce San Jose, CA 2020
Tides Foundation To provide support for the Women's Environmental Leadership Fund. $200,000 Climate + Data San Francisco, CA 2020
The COVID Tracking Project The Atlantic Monthly Group, LLC To provide support for the COVID Tracker and the COVID Racial Data Tracker. $150,000 Solidarity 2020
Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture Institute, Inc. To provide support for the Hopi Covid Response. $100,000 Solidarity Kykotsmovi, AZ 2020
Yee Ha’ólníi Doo Rural Utah Project Education Fund To provide support for the Navajo & Hopi Families Covid Relief Fund. $100,000 Solidarity 2020
Code for America Labs, Inc. To provide support for the expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), GetCalFresh, and Pandemic-EBT Programs. $100,000 Tech for Good San Francisco, CA 2020
Fund for Peace, Inc. To provide support for the Resilience Index for Defining Effective Response (RIDER). $200,000 Emergent AI + Society Washington, DC 2020
Center for Humane Technology To provide support for The Social Dilemma: A Documentary Film. $200,000 Emergent AI + Society San Francisco, CA 2020
University of California, San Francisco To provide support for the Childhood Cognitive Development Program. $275,000 Neuroscience San Francisco, CA 2020
Computer History Museum To provide support for the creation of the Patrick J. McGovern Prize. $250,000 Tech for Good Mountain View, CA 2020
Pecan Street, Inc. To provide support for the Digital Dirt Consortium Research Project. $350,000 Climate + Data Austin, TX 2020
Groundwork Lawrence, Inc. To provide support for the Covid Food Security Working Group. $145,000 Solidarity Lawrence, MA 2020
NationSwell, LLC Camelback Ventures, Inc. To provide support for the Build it Back Better Initiative. $150,000 Emergent AI + Society New York, NY 2020
Urban Tilth To provide support for the Covid Response Program. $75,000 Solidarity Richmond, CA 2020
The Food Project To provide support for the Lynn Food Security Task Force. $140,000 Solidarity Lincoln, MA 2020
Planting Justice To provide support for the Covid Food Response Program. $75,000 Solidarity Oakland, CA 2020
Commonwealth Kitchen, Inc. To provide support for the CommonTable Initiative. $100,000 Solidarity Dorchester, MA 2020
VillageReach Focusing Philanthropy, Inc. To provide support for the COVID 411 Campaign. $60,000 Solidarity Seattle, WA 2020
GreenRoots, Inc. To provide support for the Chelsea Covid Response. $75,000 Solidarity Chelsea, MA 2020
Meals on Wheels San Francisco To provide support for the COVID-19-related expansion of the meal service program. $100,000 Solidarity San Francisco, CA 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the McGovern Institute for Brain Research for research into Point of Care Rapid COVID-19 Testing based on CRISPR technology. $300,000 Solidarity Cambridge, MA 2020
Boston Medical Center Corporation To provide support for the COVID-19 Emergency Medical Response. $250,000 Solidarity Boston, MA 2020
Tipping Point Community To provide support for the COVID-19 Response Fund. $250,000 Solidarity San Francisco, CA 2020
Ariadne Labs Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. To provide support for the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidance for the global COVID-19 response. $1,000,000 Digital Health Boston, MA 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the MIT Solve 2020 AI for Humanity Prize and operational/AI support. $500,000 Emergent AI + Society Cambridge, MA 2020
ISeeChange Healthy Gulf To provide support for the Citizen Scientist Program. $200,000 Climate + Data New Orleans, LA 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the AI Cures Fund at J-Clinic and to support work related to machine learning for antiviral screening. $210,000 Digital Health Cambridge, MA 2020
Digital Democracy To provide support for the Earth Defenders Toolkit Project. $365,000 Climate + Data Oakland, CA 2020
Environmental Law Institute To provide support for the Center for Energy, Environment, and the Digital Economy. $350,000 Climate + Data Washington, DC 2020
Ariadne Labs Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. To provide support for the Better Evidence Project. $1,000,000 Digital Health Boston, MA 2020
Data & Society Research Institute To provide support for the Disinformation Lab Project, countering disinformation around the 2020 census. $100,000 Emergent AI + Society New York, NY 2020
Strike Labs, LLC To provide support for the COVID-19 response. $21,520 Solidarity 2020
World Resources Institute To provide support for the Data Lab and Resource Watch: Actionable Data for a Sustainable Future Project. $250,000 Climate + Data Washington, DC 2020
Plant-for-the-Planet U.S. To provide support for the Plant-for-the-Planet App. $200,000 Climate + Data Santa Fe Springs, CA 2020
Asia eHealth Information Network PATH To provide support for the AeHIN Secretariat to lead ICT workshops, serve as a learning resource for the South Asian Digital Health Community and regional peer-learning networks ($75,000), and for the Annual Conference ($15,000). $90,000 Digital Health 2020
The Sophia School Bus ICOG Labs Software Consultancy To provide support for the Anyone Can Code Project. $200,000 Tech + Workforce 2019
Wilton Park Executive Agency To provide support for the Digital Health Leadership Capacity Building Workshop. $10,000 Digital Health Steyning 2019
Chapman University To provide support for the work of the Cognitive Diversity Presidential Fellow and cognitive diversity graduate students. $75,000 Neuroscience Orange, CA 2019
Girls Incorporated To provide support for the preparation of girls for higher education in STEM fields. $150,000 Tech + Workforce New York, NY 2019
All Hands and Hearts - Smart Response, Inc. To provide support for the digital enablement of school reconstruction. $250,000 Tech for Good Mattapoisett, MA 2019
Electronic Privacy Information Center To provide support for work on AI policy and human rights. $250,000 Emergent AI + Society Washington, DC 2019
OxFam America, Inc. To provide support for the Digital Rights Program. $125,000 Tech for Good Boston, MN 2019
The Tech Interactive To provide support for the Tech Laureate Program. $200,000 Tech for Good San Jose, CA 2019
Burundi Friends International To provide support for the creation of IT centers for STEM education in Burundi. $125,000 Tech + Workforce San Diego, CA 2019
Public Interest Technology University Network New Venture Fund To provide support for the PIT-UN small grants fund. $500,000 Tech + Workforce Washington, DC 2019
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute To provide support for the four programs focused on developing talent: Connections for Women, Summer Research for Women in Mathematics, Summer Graduate Schools, and the Mathical Book Prize. $250,000 Tech + Workforce Berkeley, CA 2019
Upturn, Inc. To provide support for the hiring of a new lead statistician. $450,000 Tech for Good Washington, DC 2019
Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation To provide support for the Renovating and Reimagining the Frankford Library Project. $250,000 Tech for Good Philadelphia, PA 2019
Technovation To provide support for the Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge Project. $300,000 Tech + Workforce Los Angeles, CA 2019
University of California, San Francisco To provide support for the Childhood Cognitive Control Program. $225,000 Neuroscience San Francisco, CA 2019
Civic Hall Labs, Inc. To provide support for the Feasibility Study for a Center on Emerging Technologies in the Public Interest Project. $475,000 Emergent AI + Society New York, NY 2019
Seattle International Foundation To provide support for the Independent Journalism Fund. $200,000 Tech for Good Seattle, WA 2019
Asia eHealth Information Network PATH To provide general operating support. $75,000 Digital Health 2019
Code for America Labs, Inc. To provide support for the Brigade Network. $450,000 Tech + Workforce San Francisco, CA 2019
Newton-Wellesley Hospital To provide support for the Cancer Research Program Fund. $25,000 Legacy Newton, MA 2019
Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy President and Fellows of Harvard College To provide support for the Initiative for Institutional Anti-racism & Accountability. $100,000 Emergent AI + Society 2018
The Carter Center, Inc. To provide support for the Conflict Mapping Program. $200,000 Tech for Good Atlanta, GA 2018
Common Sense Media To provide support for the Digital Citizenship 2.0 Project. $250,000 Tech + Workforce San Francisco, CA 2018
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health To provide support for the Philani MOVIE Breastfeeding Study. $100,000 Digital Health Stanford, CA 2018
Physicians for Human Rights To provide support for the MediCapt Program. $200,000 Digital Health New York, NY 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the MIT Solve Artificial Intelligence for the Betterment of Humanity Prize ($300,000) and general operating support ($200,000). $500,000 Emergent AI + Society Cambridge, MA 2018
Mission 2020 New Venture Fund To provide support for the Step Up Coalition. $250,000 Climate + Data 2018
Wilton Park Executive Agency To provide support for the 2018 AI and Global Health Event. $25,000 Digital Health Steyning 2018
Open Imagery Network, Inc. To provide support for the ML Image Library of African Crops. $100,000 Tech for Good Washington, DC 2018
Enovant To provide support for the launch of the "Safe Sandbox". $100,000 Tech for Good Newport Beach, CA 2018
Computer History Museum To provide support for the Exponential Center's Education Initiative. $100,000 Tech for Good Mountain View, CA 2018
The Aspen Institute, Inc. To provide support for the Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence. $200,000 Emergent AI + Society Washington, DC 2018
RefugePoint To provide support for the Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative. $250,000 Tech for Good Cambridge, MA 2018
The Aspen Institute, Inc. To provide support for the Convening in the Dialogue on Public Libraries Series. $250,000 Tech for Good Washington, DC 2018
Chapman University To provide support for the Cognitive Diversity Presidential Fellow. $75,000 Neuroscience Orange, CA 2018
Crisis Text Line, Inc. To provide support for the implementation of a cloud-based machine learning platform. $200,000 Tech for Good New York, NY 2018
The UCLA Foundation To provide support for the development of the Global Literacy in Action Fellows Program. $50,000 Tech for Good Los Angeles, CA 2018
Technovation To provide support for the Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge. $200,000 Emergent AI + Society Los Angeles, CA 2018
University of California, San Francisco To provide support for the launch of the Dyslexia Program. $225,000 Neuroscience San Francisco, CA 2018
Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc. To provide support for the development of a data standard for global cataract surgery services. $250,000 Digital Health Waterbury, VT 2018
All Hands and Hearts - Smart Response, Inc. To provide support for the EdTech for School Reconstruction Pilot Project. $250,000 Tech for Good Mattapoisett, MA 2018
Code for America Labs, Inc. To provide support for the expansion of the ClientComm Program. $200,000 Tech + Workforce San Francisco, CA 2018
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. To provide support for the full implementation of Teaching Tolerance's Digital Literacy Initiative. $250,000 Tech for Good Montgomery, AL 2018
University of California, Berkeley Foundation To provide support for the Simons Institute's Theory of Computing Programs 2018-19. $250,000 Tech + Workforce Berkeley, CA 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the MIT Solve Prize for Artificial Intelligence to the best Solver teams whose solutions use artificial intelligence, big data, and machine learning. $230,000 Emergent AI + Society Cambridge, MA 2018
Sierra Club Foundation To provide support for the Digital Strategies Team's efforts through program staffing and constituency data enhancement. $120,000 Tech for Good Oakland, CA 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology To provide support for the McGovern Entrepreneurship Award at MIT Sloan School of Management. $5,500 Legacy Cambridge, MA 2017
NetHope, Inc. To provide support for the "Information is Aid" Hurricane Maria Relief Project in Puerto Rico. $100,000 Tech for Good Fairfax, VA 2017