Here are examples of some of the great projects we've funded.
Kickstarted a social media consulting group for public health.
Provided services for disabled veterans and their families.
Provided cholesterol screenings to 50 clients.
Established key partnerships to use viral marketing to promote healthy behaviors.
Administered deworming medication in the slums near Mbale, Uganda to eradicate intestinal worms in children.
Provided dental supplies to dentists and hygienists in Utah County to offer oral car to low-income families.
Taught families in Madagascar about square foot gardening, improving their diets and adding fresh vegetable to their diet.
Provided mental and emotional counseling services to a young woman.
Continued development of an online trauma resource that, according to the grantee, "made a difference to me in a particularly hard patch of my life.”
Purchased Ozobots to teach coding to children at an elementary school in Utah.
Created a recycled bottle irrigation system for special needs school in Peru.
Allowed a lower income school to take students on a field trip to a local planetarium and rock museum.
Provided science kits for students in Ghana to improve standardized test scores.
Funded a motivational speaker's visit to a low-income junior high. The visit “made the students feel school pride and unity... [and] the short-term impact has been significant.”
Raised money for an interactive whiteboard system for a nonprofit K-12 school.
Purchased abacuses to increase students' math skills.
Provided college students with firsthand micro-finance experience.
Facilitated the purchase of reading materials for 25 refugee children from Iran, Iraq, Somalia, and Nepal to improve community literacy.
Provided 166 chicks to provide funds (eggs) for an orphanage in Thailand.
Provided supplies and Christmas presents for children following a flood in Peru.
Designed, created (using local materials), and installed washing machines in two small villages in Peru, reducing the need to wash clothes by hand.
Installed solar lights in a community in Ecuador.
Improved fundraising efforts for a high school girls' varsity soccer team through a more efficient registration process.
Replaced worn out soccer balls for children in Ghana.
Provided mountain biking practice jerseys to a low-income high school racing team.