Fellows by Category

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.

Urban Logic Inc, SR Bank

Creating a high transparency, ethical bank for the social sector, that reconnects meaning and money by pegging interest rates and bank fees to customers’ environmental and social impacts.


Sasha Chanoff is finding lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees.


Mathias Craig has developed a community-based clean energy model that relies on the local manufacture and maintenance of a hybrid wind/solar energy system along the impoverished Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. His organization, blueEnergy, uses a model that emphasizes the long-term accompaniment of rural communities.

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.

Strive Together

Jeff Edmondson is uniting local leaders within education, government, and the philanthropic community behind a common vision and measurable set of goals, and supplying them with the tools, infrastructure, and peer community they need to improve educational outcomes from cradle-to-career.

Next Step

Stacey Epperson is increasing access to affordable housing by creating a value chain that connects manufactured housing companies to providers of low-income housing. In this scalable model, manufacturers are serving a new market while non-profit housing organizations are finding market-based solutions to affordable housing.

The Transition Network

Leading the way for women who reshaped the workforce to reshape retirement.

Civic Ventures

Leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers in encore careers by combining personal meaning, continued income, and social impact to produce a windfall of human talent to solve society’s greatest problems.


Creating an effective way to get playgrounds and skateparks built in low-income neighborhoods by bringing together communities and corporate volunteers to build play spaces where they are most needed.

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