Skoll Foundation

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Social Justice
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Mission/Giving Statement: The Skoll Foundation drives large-scale change by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs and other innovators dedicated to solving the world's most pressing problems.  Social entrepreneurs are society's change agents, creators of innovations that disrupt the status quo and transform our world for the better.  By identifying the people and programs already bringing positive change around the world, we empower them to extend their reach, deepen their impact and fundamentally improve society. 

Grantmaking Program Area: The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

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The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship: The Skoll Awards invest in social entrepreneurs whose work has the potential for large-scale impact in critical social change areas: deforestation; education and economic opportunity; effective development; healthcare access and treatment; smallholder productivity and food security; stabilzation; sustainable markets; and water and sanitation. 

Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Skoll Awards provide multi-year, core support to help organizations expand their programs and capacity to deliver impact at broader regional, national and global levels.  The Skoll Awards are not intended for new or early-stage programs or initiatives.   Applicants must have a track record of no fewer than three years with documented results.

Application Instructions:  Application available online. 

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250 University Avenue, Suite 200
Palo Alto
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(650) 331-1031
(650) 331-1033
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:28pm
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