Our Partners

Ashoka's partners work together to invest in the people and patterns of collaborative entrepreneurship that are necessary in an Everyone a Changemaker® world.

ABC Foundation

The American Business Council Foundation has invested significant financial, advisory and media resources to support Ashoka Fellows in the US and worldwide.

AFS Intercultural Programs

AFS-USA works with Ashoka Youth Venture to help AFS participants learn about social entrepreneurship and launch their own social change ventures.

Alliance for Global Good

The Alliance for Global Good responds to the world's challenges by connecting donors with smart social investments, effecting change strategically and systematically. Using a matrix of five criteria—innovation, leverage, scalability, collaboration, and sustainability—the Alliance, through Program Partners like Ashoka, identifies and funds promising projects across five global themes: health, poverty, education, the environment, and world relations.

American Express

American Express’s vision is to bring to life the American Express value of good corporate citizenship by supporting diverse communities in ways that enhance the company's reputation with employees, customers, merchants, business partners and other stakeholders. AMEX has partnered with Ashoka Canada to create the annual Emerging Innovators Boot Camp, a 3 day summit for Canada's top youth social entrepreneurs, hosted in Toronto. In Mexico, American Express helps to accelerate social entrepreneurs' impact.

Arthur Guinness Fund

The Arthur Guinness Fund has partnered with Ashoka Changemakers to help communities find innovative solutions that unlock local potential.


BAKTI champions many community and welfare projects to help all Malaysians regardless of race, religion and culture, seeking to spread goodwill amongst those that they serve. BAKTI is in Ashoka Indonesia's nominator network for their Venture and Fellowship program.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Jeff Raikes and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

Bincang Edukasi

Bincang Edukasi, which means "Talk Education," is an organization that hosts open spaces where people can learn, talk, network, and act in the pursuit of creating a better education system in Indonesia. Bincang is part of Ashoka Indonesia's nominator network.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes)

As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world. With our partnership, Blakes LLP provides top tier specialized legal support to our network of Ashoka fellows.

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Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and Ashoka have partnered together in promoting innovative solutions to challenging health problems since 2010. By exploring the intersection of social entrepreneurship, employee talent development, and healthcare networks the teams have co-designed "win-win" solutions to global healthcare challenges. Solutions have come through increasing individuals’ access to healthcare and community health issues, especially underserved populations. Over 5 years, the team has supported 75 Making More Health fellows in 47 countries, launched 3 global open-source competitions finding 800+ health innovations worldwide, and engage 10% of BI's global workforce of 45,000.

Breakthrough Miami

Ashoka Youth Venture worked with Breakthrough Miami to identify South Floridian youth and then support them in launching ventures that could help transform their communities.