Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country—Sierra Leone—where legal professionals are scarce.
Ushahidi develops free software that allows volunteers to map humanitarian crises from their mobile phones.
During its first 10 years, Creative Capital has pumped $14 million into 324 projects from a range of artistic disciplines. But Creative Capital doesn’t just fund projects, it builds careers.
By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.