Ashoka donations received

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Basic donee information

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Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashoka

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Ashoka

Donor Total 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 1997 1995 1994 1992 1991 1990 1988
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (filter this donee) 15,094,305.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,084,305.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Knight Foundation (filter this donee) 6,400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
MacArthur Foundation (filter this donee) 2,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 500,000.00
W. K. Kellogg Foundation (filter this donee) 1,220,260.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 249,980.00 0.00 100,000.00 721,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 29,280.00 0.00
Ford Foundation (filter this donee) 1,170,000.00 100,000.00 105,000.00 350,000.00 100,000.00 150,000.00 65,000.00 0.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Hewlett Foundation (filter this donee) 485,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 485,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nathan Cummings Foundation (filter this donee) 219,500.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,000.00 15,000.00 31,500.00 50,000.00 0.00 5,000.00 0.00 0.00 103,000.00 0.00 0.00
Total 27,089,065.00 100,000.00 105,000.00 350,000.00 100,000.00 160,000.00 65,000.00 15,000.00 564,980.00 15,600,805.00 150,000.00 721,000.00 5,000.00 120,000.00 1,000,000.00 103,000.00 1,029,280.00 500,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (32 donations)

DonorAmount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Ford Foundation100,000.002016-01-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- Tie-off support to institutionalize the Education Collaborative Platform Model for social innovation, empathy, tolerance, leadership, and active citizenship for further uptake in the Cairo governorate. Affected regions: 307###Egypt###100; @@@; Middle East and North Africa; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation105,000.002015-09-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- To carry out a collaborative process to define an innovative framework for the human rights agenda in Latin America. Affected regions: 541###Latin America###100; 9177456###No Intention@@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation200,000.002014-04-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Avancemos project to help entrepreneurial youth build economic opportunities in Salvadoran communities prone to youth migration. Affected regions: 309###El Salvador###100; @@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation150,000.002014-01-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- To promote a culture of tolerance and civic values through engaging school children in identifying and addressing community issues in Cairo. Affected regions: 307###Egypt###100; @@@; Middle East and North Africa; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation100,000.002013-04-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Avancemos project to train Salvadoran youth in social entrepreneurship & provide them seed capital to start social enterprises that benefit their communities as an alternative to out-migration. Affected regions: 309###El Salvador###100; @@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation10,000.002012-10-06Sectors not specifiedhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- for general operating support. 3rd Annual Be A Changemaker Luncheon. Investment start date: 10/6/2012 to end date: 10/18/2012. Grantee name: Ashoka; Aid type: Development awareness. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Ford Foundation150,000.002012-01-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Avancemos project to train young Salvadorans in social entrepreneurship and help them work together to create and launch sustainable ventures that create lasting benefit to their communities. Affected regions: 309###El Salvador###100; @@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation65,000.002011-06-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Avancemos Initiative to train young Salvadorans in entrepreneurial skills, community organization & cultural awareness & help them apply these skills in the development of new social ventures. Affected regions: 309###El Salvador###100; @@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Nathan Cummings Foundation15,000.002010--http://www.nathancummings.org/sites/default/files/2010_audited_financials_.pdf--
Ford Foundation300,000.002009-09-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- One-time core support for Ashoka's social entrepreneurship programs in India and Sri Lanka. Affected regions: 444###India###75@@@961###Sri Lanka###25; 9177456###No Intention@@@; India, Sri Lanka and Nepal; affected countries: FIXME.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation249,980.002009-04-01--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/2009/07/advancing-full-economic-citizenship-through-scalable-social-innovations-and-businesses-with-social-i-- Purpose: Enable formal sector businesses, citizen sector organizations, and local communities in Mexico and Central America to develop jointly profitable businesses designed to serve the low-income markets through the creation of Hybrid Value Chains; Grant period: 2009-04-01 to 2010-03-31. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia.
Nathan Cummings Foundation15,000.002009--http://www.nathancummings.org/sites/default/files/financials123109.pdf--
Hewlett Foundation485,000.002008-11-17QEDC - Gateshttps://hewlett.org/grants/ashoka-for-the-changemakers-collaborative-competition-champions-of-quality-education-in-africa-project/-- For The Changemakers Collaborative Competition "Champions Of Quality Education In Africa" Project.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation7,542,152.502008-11-11Agriculture/agricultural researchhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to bring lasting agricultural solutions to India and Africa and to expand access to financial and information services for the poor across the globe; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: India.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation7,542,152.502008-11-11Agriculture/agricultural serviceshttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to bring lasting agricultural solutions to India and Africa and to expand access to financial and information services for the poor across the globe; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: India.
Nathan Cummings Foundation20,000.002008--http://www.nathancummings.org/sites/default/files/2008_audited_financials.pdf--
Nathan Cummings Foundation11,500.002008--http://www.nathancummings.org/sites/default/files/2008_audited_financials.pdf--
W. K. Kellogg Foundation100,000.002007-06-01--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/2007/07/ashoka-innovative-learning-initiative-ili-3002648-- Purpose: Identify and engender innovative and creative social entrepreneurship among children and young people in South Africa, drawing on the innovations and experiences of Ashoka Fellows worldwide; Grant period: 2007-06-01 to 2008-05-31. Affected countries: South Africa|United States; affected states: Virginia.
Nathan Cummings Foundation50,000.002007--http://www.nathancummings.org/sites/default/files/2007_audited_financials.pdf--
W. K. Kellogg Foundation721,000.001997-06-01--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/1997/07/program-0048059-- Purpose: Strengthen an active association and collaborative program among an international professional community of over 700 nonprofit social entrepreneurs; Grant period: 1997-06-01 to 2000-09-30. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia.
Nathan Cummings Foundation5,000.001995Communityhttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201094333/http://www.nathancummings.org/annual95/000135.html-- PUBLIC entrepreneurs, a program providing resources and assistance to individuals seeking social change throughout the world,.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation120,000.001994-10-01--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/1994/10/helping-public-entrepreneurs-collaborate-0027603-- Purpose: Create an active association and collaborative program among an existing network of nonprofit and social movement leaders throughout the world; Grant period: 1994-10-01 to 1995-09-30. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia.
MacArthur Foundation1,000,000.001992FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support fellowships to public service entrepreneurs in Asia, Africa, and the Americas (over three years). Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia; affected cities: Arlington.
Nathan Cummings Foundation103,000.001991Environment/Minority Communitieshttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201112446/http://www.nathancummings.org/annual91/000198.html-- Stipends to support four Mexican environmentalists.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation29,280.001990-05-24--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/1990/06/lhhz0002a-0000333-- Purpose: Enable grass-roots leaders from various Mexican states to establish a network to strengthen community development projects; Grant period: 1990-05-24 to 1994-12-31. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia.
MacArthur Foundation1,000,000.001990FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support fellowships for public service entrepreneurs in developing countries focusing on education reform, human rights, and community development in slums and shantytowns. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia; affected cities: Arlington.
MacArthur Foundation500,000.001988FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the cumulative funding gap. Affected countries: United States; affected states: Virginia; affected cities: Arlington.
Knight Foundation50,000.00--Communitieshttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5813-- Grant period: 07/01/2013 - 10/01/2014; goal: To support Ashoka's Youth Venture, which seeks to enable and inspire young entrepreneurs by providing the skills, training and mentorship to launch and sustain entrepreneurial projects seeking social impact in Miami. Earmark: Ashoka's Youth Venture.
Knight Foundation3,000,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4251-- Grant period: 12/10/2007 - 12/31/2011; goal: To identify and invest in social entrepreneurs in journalism through Ashoka Fellowships Founded in 1980 by social entrepreneur Bill Drayton, Ashoka finds, supports, and advance the impact of leading social entrepreneurs around the world. Since 1981, Ashoka has elected more than 1,800 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows. The fellows are chosen because they have innovative solutions to social problems and the potential to create lasting, visible change. As fellows, they are given living stipends, professional support and access to a global network of peers in more than 60 countries. With the digital revolution turning journalism upside down and inside out, never before has the field had such entrepreneurial opportunity. Ashoka will use its tested selection criteria to find leading social entrepreneurs in journalism, criteria that align with Knight Foundation's elements of transformation. Earmark: Ashoka News & Knowledge Entrepreneurs.
Knight Foundation50,000.00--Communitieshttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5561-- Grant period: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013; goal: To support the Ashoka Support Network Global Summit's first worldwide gathering in Miami aimed at developing a greater and more effective partnership between business leaders and social entrepreneurs. Earmark: Ashoka Support Network.
Knight Foundation100,000.00--Communitieshttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5754-- Grant period: 12/06/2012 - 12/05/2013; goal: To support the Ashoka Future Forum's second gathering aimed at developing partnerships between business leaders and social entrepreneurs to solve social issues. Earmark: Ashoka Future Forum.
Knight Foundation3,200,000.00--Technology, Communities, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/3998-- Grant period: 12/04/2006 - 11/30/2010; goal: To select 15 promising social entrepreneurs in Knight Communities and to infuse them with the intellectual, financial and social capital required to increase their likelihood of success in their communities To identify and support social entrepreneurs (‘Ashoka Fellows’) around the world whose innovations aim to create systemic social impact by dramatically improving the way people get and use information. The grant created the News and Knowledge program to provide three-year fellowships focused on developing fellow skills and strengthening their networks. Earmark: Ashoka Fellows.