Fellows by Category

Reducing child abuse and neglect by providing families in crisis with a temporary alternative to the child welfare system

Transforming public television into an interactive forum which encourages discourse and social innovation by showcasing and promoting promising citizen-inspired initiatives across the country.

TechSoup Global

Facilitating the movement of technology to the citizen sector through an online architecture and community centered on the needs of the social sector.


Will Byrne has developed a model, which he calls civic consumption, that allows individuals and institutions to leverage their collective purchasing power to shift markets from the bottom up, creating a new, market-based path to create social and environmental benefits in their own communities.

TimeBanks USA

Offering a way for people to care for one another through traditional volunteer means, as well as bank their volunteer time for their own current and future needs.

Transforming low-income urban neighborhoods by identifying local leaders and guiding them to earn college degrees in the place where they live.

Make the Road

Empowering residents to advocate for their rights and improve conditions in their neighborhoods

Year Up

Empowering urban talent to reach their potential by connecting urban youth with corporations in need of skilled entry-level talent.


Reviving local democracy and citizen participation by making local online engagement powerful, meaningful, and convenient for all.

New America Media

Bringing greater diversity to mainstream media by building an inclusive and collaborative network of ethnic media outlets.

Creating a web-accessible supermarket for social action that makes it possible for virtually anyone to act on their desire to change society for the better.

Peace First

For over 22 years, Peace First has developed and implemented transformative programming to teach young people peacemaking skills that promote empathy, develop leadership, and engage youth in playing a vital role in making their schools and communities safer and more just places.  

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