The Mulago Foundation looks for the best solutions to the biggest problems in the poorest countries. They are unabashedly obsessed with impact: measuring it, funding it, and scaling it up. Mulago has been working with Blue Ventures since 2012, supporting us to develop our strategy for driving the adoption of marine conservation models.
Ashoka is a global organisation that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs - individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving today's social and environmental issues. Alasdair Harris, founder and executive director of Blue Ventures, became an Ashoka fellow in 2007, and to this day Ashoka provides strategic support for Blue Ventures, enabling us to scale the impact of our work.
Google Earth Outreach
Google Earth Outreach provides non-profit organisations with unparalleled knowledge and resources for visualising their cause and telling their story. Through their generous grants program, Blue Ventures is equipped with a suite of powerful mapping tools, including Google Earth Pro and Google Maps Engine. These tools grant access to an unprecedented archive of satellite imagery and base maps, enable us to store and share our geospatial data sets, and facilitate the production and distribution of maps.
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that helps people to organise their research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Mendeley kindly provides Blue Ventures with a premium team package that allows us to share reference libraries across our various programmes, thus supporting our endeavours to produce high quality reports and peer-reviewed journal articles about our work.
Synchronicity Earth works to scale up and deepen the impact of environmental philanthropy and to deliver effective solutions to some of the biggest problems of our time. They identify global priorities for conservation, gaps in funding, and barriers to action in order to seek out solutions that are innovative, effective, and sustainable, and to partner with organisations that can deliver results. Synchronicity Earth has been supporting Blue Ventures since 2013.