It's about big,
bold ideas that
can change the
world.

It's about big,
bold ideas that
can change the
world.

Our Work
The Catalyst Fund
is a small grants program focused on early-stage, unconventional ideas that have the potential for disruptive change.
The Roddenberry Prize
is a yearly competition to crowd-source innovative solutions to issues that demand an immediate, bold, and global response.
The Roddenberry Innovation Fellowship
is an annual program that provides a select group of accomplished social entrepreneurs the resources to devote an entire year to their ideas.
The Catalyst Fund

is a small grants program focused on early-stage, unconventional ideas that have the potential for disruptive change.
The Roddenberry Prize

is a yearly competition to crowd-source innovative solutions to issues that demand an immediate, bold, and global response.
The Roddenberry Innovation Fellowship

is an annual program that provides a select group of accomplished social entrepreneurs the resources to devote an entire year to their ideas.
About Us
The foundation was created in a response to the urgency and complexity of the issues we now face and the growing and exponential impact our actions have on each other and our planet.
Our Origin
Our Priorities
Our Philosophy
About Us
The foundation was created in a response to the urgency and complexity of the issues we now face and the growing and exponential impact our actions have on each other and our planet.
Our Ideas

We believe that philanthropy needs to be more ambitious about the scale of impact desired, invest more deeply in innovation and learning, adapt faster to what works and what doesn't, and supportive of proven leaders and their capacity to effect real change.

Here are some ideas, individuals, and organizations that we think are leading us in the right direction.

The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
People That Move Us
Innovative, bold thinkers who are contributing to the sector through their creative approach to social change.
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The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
Ideas That Inspire Us
New methods, original viewpoints, and unconventional positions that are challenging us to think (and act) differently.
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The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
Bold Ideas In Action
Projects and initiatives that are making an impact in unexpected and unique ways.
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Our Ideas

We believe that philanthropy needs to be more ambitious about the scale of impact desired, invest more deeply in innovation and learning, adapt faster to what works and what doesn't, and supportive of proven leaders and their capacity to effect real change.

Here are some ideas, individuals, and organizations that we think are leading us in the right direction.

The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
People That Move Us
Innovative, bold thinkers who are contributing to the sector through their creative approach to social change.
Coming Soon
The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
People That Move Us
Innovative, bold thinkers who are contributing to the sector through their creative approach to social change.
Coming Soon
The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
People That Move Us
Innovative, bold thinkers who are contributing to the sector through their creative approach to social change.
Coming Soon
Resources
To achieve large scale, systemic social change, we (all of us), need as many talented individuals, from all walks of life, to play a role (big or small). Social change is a communal endeavor. Our goal is to contribute to this ecosystem with resources that can benefit the changemakers, organizations, funders, and volunteers who are all driving this work.
The Roddenberry Foundation - Research
Research
Issue specific information, statistics, studies, and general research for anyone interested in social change.
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The Roddenberry Foundation - Research
For Changemakers
Resources for grant-seekers, social entrepreneurs, or organizations and individuals who are looking for grants, partners, or other forms of support.
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The Roddenberry Foundation - Research
For Funders
Links and information for funders who are interested in collaboration, innovation, and learning from other’s successes and failures.
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Resources
To achieve large scale, systemic social change, we (all of us), need as many talented individuals, from all walks of life, to play a role (big or small). Social change is a communal endeavor. Our goal is to contribute to this ecosystem with resources that can benefit the changemakers, organizations, funders, and volunteers who are all driving this work.
The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
Research
Issue specific information, statistics, studies, and general research for anyone interested in social change.
Coming Soon
The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
For Changemakers
Resources for grant-seekers, social entrepreneurs, or organizations and individuals who are looking for grants, partners, or other forms of support.
Coming Soon
The Roddenberry Foundation - People That Move Us
For Funders
Links and information for funders who are interested in collaboration, innovation, and learning from other’s successes and failures.
Coming Soon