The Draper Richards Kaplan (DRK) Foundation is accepting applications for its grants program with an aim to achieve substantial positive change in the world.
The team conducts deep diligence on social enterprises that move to the final stages of consideration, as many of the proposed ventures are cutting edge. This includes a thorough scan of existing approaches to the issue at hand and the likelihood of success and sustained impact the proposed project could achieve, as well as assessment of the entrepreneur’s leadership ability.
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation has an open application process and accept applications year round. Borrowed from their venture capital legacy they find exceptional entrepreneurs, provide them with 3 years of unrestricted capital (totaling $300,000) and provide rigorous on-going support by joining their board of directors for the 3 years and partnering with the leader to help them to build capacity in their organization and scale their impact… more