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Types of Support: Unrestricted, special programs, occasional capital support.Geographic Focus: Greater Boston as defined by Route 128. Communities bordering Route 128 will be included, with funding between $1,000 to $12,000.
Focuses on three program areas: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Culture, Education and Leadership Development, and Environment and Community Building

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Investment

Acumen Investments

Provides early-mid stage companies investment capital between $0.25M to $3M to create social and economic impact on impoverished poluations in

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Crowdfunding

Kiva Borrow

Crowdlending platform for 0% interest, no-fee loans to startups and small businesses. Kiva is focused on character, not credit scores;

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Grant or Scholarship

New York Foundation Grants

Grants support organization and advoacy groups with community-initiated solutions to solve local problems, constituents mobilizing for adequate and equitable resources,

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Internship or Fellowship

EDSi Fellows Program

Finalists and semi-finalists of the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition can apply for a 6-month hybrid of virtual weekly

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Blum Center for Developing Economies
The University of California, Berkeley
Blum Hall, #5570
Berkeley, CA 94720-5570
(510) 643-5316 • blumcenter@berkeley.edu
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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