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CivTech Scotland

CivTech is a Scottish Government programme that brings the public, private and third sectors together to build things that make people’s lives better

Apolitical Foundation Accelerator

The only global launch pad for non-partisan political leadership incubators.



Chicago, IL

Where Chicago's historically underrepresented tech founders find the funding, knowledge, and networks to help your business thrive.

The Tiny News Collective

Our mission is to support the voices historically excluded from media and media ownership.


Self-assessment and other resources to help entrepreneurs incorporate AI ethical principles into their technological solutions of entrepreneurs from seed stages to those who export their technologies to other markets.




This Transport for London project looks to introduce new ways to reduce adverse impacts of roadworks in London, by working with innovative companies to shape these in a way that responds to the problems London faces.

Privacy Accelerator

Privacy Accelerator

Russian Federation (the)

We help to launch high-quality products in the sphere of privacy and Internet freedom

Parity Lab

Parity Lab


We Accelerate Innovations That Address Violence Against Women


OSLabs is a nonprofit tech accelerator devoted to furthering high-impact open source software within a collaborative community of dedicated engineers and mentors.

Civil Society Accelerator

A free of charge Consultation Service for Civil Society Organisations and Civic Movements

Chat for Impact Accelerator 2023: Health+

The 6-week virtual programme launches in August and provides mentorship and support to organisations wanting to build and scale their WhatsApp Health service.

Democracy Defenders Accelerator

Democracy Defenders Accelerator

Estonia (Eesti Vabariik)

Democracy is in danger, and urgently needs people to defend it. Our 10-month civic leadership programme for young activists will help fight the democratic decline.

Smart Futures Lab

Powered by the University of Colorado Denver, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, and Innosphere Ventures, the Smart Futures Lab will provide a business incubator and accelerator for companies looking for support launching and growing in the smart cities space.

UNICEF StartUp Lab Ghana

UNICEF StartUp Lab is an accelerator programme for impactful businesses working to advance the SDGs for children and young people. The programme is led by UNICEF in Ghana, supported by KOICA and implemented by MEST Africa.

Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood

Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood

150 Court St Brooklyn, NY 11201

Blue Ridge Labs is a place where technologists and communities work together to explore and build new solutions for New Yorkers. We provide space, funding, and resources to help launch and grow tech platforms that address economic inequality in NYC.

Bethnal Green Ventures Tech For Good Programme

We invest into 20-24 new teams a year through our two programmes in the spring and autumn.

Climate Democracy Accelerator

Climate Democracy Action (CDA) is a practice-oriented training and support program that prepares advocates and policymakers to use participatory strategies to drive local governments’ response to the climate crisis.

The CivTech Alliance

We are a global network of like-minded innovation programmes across GovTech, Civic Tech and Academia. With teams across 17 countries, we help our members deliver better outcomes for their citizens and innovation ecosystems.

For ClimateTech

Non-profit startup accelerator elevating #ClimateTech innovators & founders to move the needle on the climate crisis. Administered by SecondMuse

Civictech Accelerator Program (Code for Japan)

Japan's first civic tech accelerator 日本初のシビックテック領域特化型 アクセラレータープログラム、始動。


FastFWD is a partnership among The City of Philadelphia, GoodCompany Group, a social enterprise accelerator, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

CivStart accelerator

Our accelerator program provides 24 months of customer development, product development, network building, and expert guidance for startups, all in preparation for securing state & local contracts. 


CivStart is a nonprofit focused on creating opportunities for underserved and unconnected communities through startups that build with local governments. Our goal is to help impactful innovations quickly enter the state & local market. [email protected] 80 M St. SE, Washington, DC 20003

Day One Project

The Day One Project is launching its Technology Policy Accelerator to identify, develop, and publish a set of technology policy ideas that could be implemented by Congress or the Biden-Harris Administration.  The accelerator is a nine-week process, designed to guide each participant as they develop an initial idea into a tailored, actionable set of policy recommendations

Solving Public Problems Accelerator

The SPP Accelerator is a learning and coaching program to source and develop promising projects designed to improve education, learning, and development using data.

Accelerating Appalachia

Accelerating Appalachia

Appalachian Mountains

ACCELERATING APPALACHIA – TM is supported in part by a $100,000 federal Rural Jobs Accelerator grant award from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Mhub Malawi

Mhub Malawi

Malawi (Malaŵi)

Coworking space, accelerator, and economic engine in Lilongwe

Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator

AI/ML fueled social impact venture accelerator, powered by Alchemist. Leveraging entrepreneurship, data, etc. to help solve our community's pressing challenges!

Transit Tech Lab

Transit Tech Lab

New York City

The Transit Tech Lab is an accelerator program for startups solving public transportation challenges. Successful companies have an opportunity to pilot their technology with the MTA and transform New York City.

GSBI Online

GSBI Online

Santa Clara Station, Railroad Avenue, Santa Clara, CA, USA

GSBI Online Accelerator provides transformative mentorship, for transformative impact

Growth Africa

Growth Africa

Lenana Towers, Nairobi, Kenya

We accelerate African business.

Higher Ground Labs

Higher Ground Labs is an incubator and accelerator for political technology. We help entrepreneurs building tools to help democratic campaigns win.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward — Accelerating technology nonprofits. Fast Forward provides funding, training, mentorship, and community for tech-based nonprofits.

Health Enterprise Fund

The HANSHEP Health Enterprise Fund was created with support from the Rockefeller Foundation and is funded by USAID and DFID. It is implemented by the USAID-funded SHOPS project, and aims to uncover innovative and replicable solutions that address critical health priorities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Social-Digital Innovation

The Social-Digital Innovation Initiative is committed to creating a world where social solutions use technologies meaningfully, are impact driven, sustainable and benefit and belong to those who create them.

Centre for Social Impact (CSI)

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) is a collaboration of world-class universities who provide education, tools and research to help catalyse social change for a better world.

Bethnal Green Ventures

We are an early stage investor in ventures using technology to radically change people's lives for the better.

Villgro Africa

Villgro Africa addresses the lack of access to quality and affordable health services & technologies in Africa by investing in innovations with the potential for scalable and sustainable business models and by offering technical assistance to entrepreneurs.

Echoing Green

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Y Combinator

If you’re working on a startup or non-profit that addresses news, the future of work, or improving democracy, we’d love to see you apply.

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