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Crowdfunding platform for 0% interest loans for small businesses and startups to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty, empowering individuals to create opportunity for themselves and others through safe, affordable access to capital. Provides Community Advisors, Mentorship, Small Business Development Centers, and creates jobs and economic opporutnities in low-income communities.

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The Tech Awards

The Tech Awards honors innovators from around the world — individuals, non-profit organizations and companies — who are applying technology

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Competition

Westly Prize

The Westly Prize is a $20,000 cash prize given to promising young social entrepreneurs under the age of 28 who

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Grant or Scholarship

SocialGood

SocialGood allows people to easily start tax-deductible charitable projects and organizations by using SocialGood’s charitable status, bank accounts, insurance, etc.

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Crowdfunding

Causes

Online social networking and campaigning platform to discover, support and organize campaigns, fundraisers, and petitions around social, political, and cultural

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Funding Database

VC-List

VC-List was created to educate startup founders about the funding process through publishing educational articles covering all aspects of how

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Host and Fellow Responsibilities

Host Organizations

  • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
  • Submit fellowship description and tasks
  • Engage in the matching process
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

Berkeley Program Director​

  • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

Student Fellows

  • Complete application and cohort activities
  • Communicate with staff and host organizations
  • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
  • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship