Twilio.org supports nonprofits and social enterprises that are accelerating impact through innovative communications technologies. We focus our funding on platforms and strategies that make it easier, faster, and more affordable for organizations to connect with the people they serve.
As part of the Pledge 1% movement, we’ve committed 1% of our company equity to fund Twilio.org for 10 years.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, which has recently merged with Center on Addiction, provides families with the tools they need to take effective action for their child’s addiction.
Lesbians Who Tech increases representation of queer and gender nonconforming persons in the tech community with their annual conferences, local events, mentorship, and scholarship programs.
Democracy Works ensures that everyone has the opportunity to vote, by building the tools needed to upgrade the infrastructure of our democracy and improve the voting experience for voters and election officials alike.
Mission Asset Fund
We provide grants for nonprofits up to $150,000, with grant cycles occurring annually. If you’d like to be notified about our grant cycles, select Stay in the loop about the Impact Fund on our contact form, and we will email you details when they’re announced. We support organizations with communications strategies that make it easier for people to access services, engage with communities, or use technology to address urgent communications needs. In addition, a portion of our funding supports organizations that help adults from underrepresented communities become developers.
Twilio.org is providing $2 million in grants of up to $150,000 each to support organizations that operate crisis lines for people impacted by COVID-19. Applications for this grant round are now closed.
To learn more about this grant round, our application process, and the types of projects we are funding, we encourage you to view our on-demand webinar about the grant round, visit the grant round FAQ, and read our grant round announcement.
Our investments in social enterprises range from $50,000 to $250,000, and we focus our funding on seed or Series A funding rounds. Twilio.org has partnered with impact venture firms including Omidyar Network, Kapor Capital, Village Capital and Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, as well as Fast Forward Accelerator and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Contact us about the Impact Fund