The Richard King Mellon Foundation has announced the winners of its first-ever Social-Impact Investment Pitch Competition – a novel effort to identify and support for-profit companies with a public purpose that aligns with the Foundation’s Strategic Plan. Three companies won the top prizes, totaling more than $1 million. And the Foundation also is investing in 13 finalist companies. All told, the Foundation is investing $3.39 million in 16 companies with promising business ideas to make our communities stronger.
Miss the Pitch Competition but still want to apply for a Social-Impact Investment? The Richard King Mellon Foundation welcomes applications for Social-Impact Investment at any time. Learn more below.
Meeting busy families where they are, in the time they have: the laundromat.
Helping patients live safer, more active lives amidst treatment.
Bringing attainable, human-centered housing to the world.
Other Companies Winning Social-Impact Investments
In addition to the winners of the three top prizes, the Richard King Mellon Foundation will be investing funds in these 13 impactful public-mission companies: