We pursue projects with a strong, social return, rather than financial return, to create innovative scalable solutions to challenging issues in society.
Benetech is a nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, California, with a focus on technology to serve humanity. We pursue projects with a strong, social return (rather than financial return) to create innovative scalable solutions to challenging issues in society.
• Benetech’s Human Rights Program, which develops tools for capturing, documenting, and analyzing human rights abuses, supporting both front-line, human-rights defenders as well as truth commissions and war crimes tribunals
• Bookshare, the world’s largest accessible online library for people with print disabilities, providing accessible books to more than 150,000 students with print disabilities
• Miradi, software that helps environmental conservation planner’s design, manage, monitor, and learn from their projects.
Benetech chooses its current and new projects based on the possibility of revolutionizing the way people do business in a field of social endeavor. We offer donors exciting opportunities for philanthropic leverage in making social change at scale.
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ICYMI: our new @SkollFoundation & @UNFoundation grant for book #a11y in #India, through @Bookshare & @WIPO: http://t.co/AyCl1klrw5 10 Hours Ago
RT @K12TD: Technology & UDL combined creates an environment where all learners can succeed. http://t.co/mucHtLIgCF @PresenceLearn 12 Hours Ago
RT @JimFruchterman: Award from @unfoundation and @SkollFoundation for book #a11y in India, supporting the #MarrakeshTreaty process through 15 Hours Ago
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