An online resource for designing a better world.

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents as an online platform for engaging students, teachers, and mentors in the design process. 

Artists For Humanity

September 11, 2017
Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Our mission is built on twin philosophies: Engagement in the creative process is a powerful force for social change, and creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.


August 8, 2017
WORK WITH US IN CIVIC CREATIVITY  Building on a deep legacy of community engagement, SFNOMA is your local design advocacy platform.  Member firms are civic creatives.  We work closely with communities and community leaders to develop experiences,... Read More

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert


May 18, 2016
Agenda28 is an impact design studio created at the Harvard Innovation Lab offering design strategy, brand identity, digital design and product design. The studio gives scholarships to talented designers from emerging economies where they work along with Agenda28's top designers to transform their design practice.

American Architectural Foundation

March 9, 2015
The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) is dedicated to the vibrant social, economic, and environmental future of cities. In the past decade alone, AAF has worked directly with local leaders through more than 500 city engagements. During this time, AAF has served every major metropolitan region and most second-tier cities in the United States. All told, it has provided design leadership training and technical assistance to hundreds of elected officials, public-private partnerships, education leaders, business leaders, and other key local decision makers in the design process. - See more at:

B Lab

March 9, 2015
B Corps certified businesses are concerned with increasing both their economic and social capital. Through transparency, accountability and social responsibility, B Corps businesses create positive opportunities for all stakeholders.


March 9, 2015
Archeworks uses public interest design education to build more sustainable and equitable communities regardless of the community’s resources. Their programs and workshops equip designers with the skills and tools necessary to work with communities most in need of high impact design.


March 6, 2015
SXSW Eco features three days of compelling sessions from experts in the public, private and academic sectors committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world. Forge new relationships, launch new ventures and discover exciting opportunities while having an unforgettable experience. Our diverse program encompasses science, policy, design, economics and beyond. With a mix of panels, presentations, workshops mini-meetings and receptions, SXSW Eco provides a platform to collaborate on the razor's edge of the diverse sustainability field.

Design Trust for Public Space Fellowship

March 6, 2015
The Design Trust for Public Space creates high impact design throughout New York by fostering collaborations between city agencies, community organizations and individuals from the private sector.

PopTech Fellows

March 6, 2015
PopTech Social Innovation Fellows program supplies accomplished innovators who are working with socially responsible organizations with the tools, exposure, insights and network that will enable them to have more impact. Fellows learn to accelerate and grow their impact through an all-expenses-paid intensive development program and through the PopTech leadership conference where they receive access to mentors and other leaders in the PopTech network. The PopTech Social Innovation Fellows program provides world changers with the tools necessary to grow their organization and their impact.

Skoll Foundation

March 6, 2015
The Skoll Foundation drives large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems.

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