A few, select organizations shared our environmental mission from the first moment, immediately grasping the power of using profitable solutions to tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems. Carbon Lighthouse is grateful for the support it has received from the following exceptional institutions through their social innovation competitions:
Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. Since its founding almost 25 years ago, Echoing Green has invested over $30 million in seed funding to over 500 social entrepreneurs and their innovative organizations including: Teach for America, City Year, and SKS Microfinance. In 2011, more than 2,850 applicants applied for 15 fellowships.
Stanford Social Innovation Fellowship annually selects two recent Stanford alumni to develop a practical, innovative, and sustainable approach that benefits society. Fellows receive support from an experienced team of Stanford faculty, venture capitalists, and social innovators.
StartX (formerly SSE Labs) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the development of Stanford’s top entrepreneurs through mentorship, peer community, educational content, and infrastructure resources. StartX’s successful non-profit accelerator model been duplicated around the world. Fewer than 7% of the 1,000+ applicants are accepted into the program.