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.
OpenGov Foundation makes it easier for citizens to see, shape, and understand their government, while helping elected officials meaningfully engage at scale with their constituents, delivering digital democracy with open-source tools.
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.
Mind Right provides personalized, evidence-informed mental health coaching over text message to inner-city youth of color to empower them to heal from trauma from systemic oppression.
Mission Asset Fund
We provide grants for nonprofits up to $250,000, with grant cycles occurring annually. Our next grant cycle is opening in spring 2018.
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.
For more information about the grant process and selection criteria, visit our FAQ.
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.