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.
Level Playing Field Institute is committed to eliminating the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation.
Mission Asset Fund
We provide grants up to $250,000, with grant cycles in the spring and fall. 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.
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.