Five Projects That Showcase New Venture’s Philanthropic Mission In the Last Year


As a public charity organization under the federal tax code, each year New Venture Fund (NVF) files an IRS Form 990, offering transparency into the organization’s operations, activities, and financial health from the previous year. You can find our most recent filing, for 2022, here. This document provides a line-itemed window into our work, which … Continue reading Five Projects That Showcase New Venture’s Philanthropic Mission In the Last Year

Removing CO2 Naturally with the Coastal Carbon Capture Development Fund


Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is one of the leading causes of climate change. In fact, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), global average atmospheric carbon dioxide hit an all-time high in 2022. Even if we were to reduce emissions as fast as possible, we’d still … Continue reading Removing CO2 Naturally with the Coastal Carbon Capture Development Fund

Bolstering Democracy: Behind the Scenes at the Horizons Project


America has defined itself by its strong democratic principles for centuries, although the struggle to perfect that democratic experiment for the benefit of all citizens has been ongoing since the country’s founding. Now more than ever, the integrity of that system is visibly at risk. Despite the divisive discourse that surrounds democratic backsliding, this is … Continue reading Bolstering Democracy: Behind the Scenes at the Horizons Project

New Venture Fund’s 2021 Impact: Five Projects that Showcase NVF’s Work in 2021


New Venture Fund is the fiscal sponsor for hundreds of individual charitable projects that work independently to make the world a better place. NVF’s model is an important part of the philanthropic community, and it is a source of pride that changemakers come to New Venture Fund to help solve some of society’s greatest challenges. … Continue reading New Venture Fund’s 2021 Impact: Five Projects that Showcase NVF’s Work in 2021

Making Strides For Educational Equity With Trust For Learning


With back-to-school season in full swing, parents across the country are engaged in similar conversations about school choice and quality, including families with our youngest learners. The landscape of early childhood education is vast, and not all options are created equal. Connecting young children to quality learning environments is a critical step in supporting their … Continue reading Making Strides For Educational Equity With Trust For Learning

Bringing Participatory Practices to Life at Fenomenal Funds


It’s commonly said in philanthropy that those closest to the problem are best positioned to develop the solutions. However, understanding this in principle and implementing it in practice can be two different challenges. In 2018, the Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation began a conversation about how to … Continue reading Bringing Participatory Practices to Life at Fenomenal Funds