Scaling partners

Age UK Cheshire

Age UK Cheshire helps older people love later life. Age UK Cheshire was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme. We partnered with Age UK Cheshire to explore how their Men in Sheds programme could be scaled up.

Band of Brothers

A Band of Brothers is a nonprofit established by men committed to positive social change through personal development and community building. A Band of Brothers was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator  programme.

BeadforLife

BeadforLife provide business training and support to enable women in Uganda who live in extreme poverty to become entrepreneurs and improve their livelihoods and wellbeing. We have partnered with Bead for Life since August 2015 with the purpose of helping the organisation assess feasibility, develop a scale strategy and design a model for replicating their Street Business School (SBS), a programme that supports women to develop their capacity and business skills.

Bike Works

Bike Works is a London based non-profit social enterprise that uses cycling as a tool to tackle social and environmental challenges in the community. Bikeworks was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Books Beyond Words

Books Beyond Words is a nonprofit working to empower people who can't read, or struggle with the written word, to cope with feelings. Their work is based on the Books Beyond Words series, compromised of books that help people to understand their world through pictures that tell stories about themes such as love and relationships, health, death and crime.

To support the books, Beyond Words offer a training service to help teach interested individuals how best to use the books, both in a one to one environment and in groups. The training can then lead to people setting up book clubs. Based on the current success of the books, training and book clubs Books Beyond Words are looking to expand their current reach across the UK and internationally, with a particular interest in scaling to the US.

We are working in partnership with the Beyond Words team to take their training and book clubs to scale, by designing a replication system that will sustain social impact and financial sustainability across the UK, while also identifying potential areas of adaption to take the model to the US in the future.

Code Club

Code Club is a nationwide network of free volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-12. Code Club have volunteers teaching coding at local venues with the volunteers being trained online. Code Club aims to be in every primary school in the UK and now has plans for international expansion.Internationally the network has grown organically with four countries becoming ‘established’, largely through having a motivated local individual.

We are partnering with Code Club to facilitate workshops around the sustainability of the offer to new countries. Specifically to explore how the relationships created can last to enable Code Club to grow stronger over time, reaching primary schools all over the world.

Depaul UK

Depaul Nightstop is a project run by Depaul UK, a service that matches up homeless young people with volunteers who put them up for the night. For many young people this is a crucial turning point, an emergency service that prevents them from sleeping rough and gives them the space to plan what to do next, with the help of Depaul. We partnered with Depaul UK to consider how Nightstop could be scaled internationally.

Flow Academy & Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The Improving Flow programme, run out of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and supported by the Health Foundation, applies team coaching skills and improvement science in order to improve patient flow through a healthcare system. We are working with them to develop a plan for national scale. You can find out more about this programme here.

FoodCycle

FoodCycle is a national UK nonprofit that combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. Funded by NESTA, we partnered with FoodCycle to design and systemise the organisation for scale to 200 locations across the UK. Read more here.

Foundation for Ecological Security

Through a grassroots, local partnership approach, The Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) works in diverse ecological areas of India, with equally diverse cultural communities, to conserve and better govern each community’s natural surroundings. With a focus on land and water restoration and of eco-fragile areas, FES works to build local ownership to coordinate all aspects of conservation and restoration, from operations to governance.

On the heels of winning the Skoll Award, FES is exploring how their Prakriti Karyashala training model can be improved and sustainably scaled. In particular, FES is interested in looking at how the Foundation’s training program can be replicated more rapidly while ensuring a certain level of fidelity, to train 50,000 new beneficiaries in rural communities.

Fundación Corona

Colombia is a country experiencing rapid economic development. However, pressing social needs remain, including endemic violence and a lack of opportunities for young people. We have been in separate discussions with a number of organisations: Fútbol con Corazon (FCC), Fundación Corona, Fundación Mi Sangre, Fundación Carulla (aeioTU) and Fundacion Mario Santo de Domingo who are at the forefront of tackling these social challenges.

Recognising the potential for collaboration, we proposed helping a group of Colombian-based social organisations replicate by creating a cohort of funders and grantees. We are working with Fundación Corona - a leading Colombian foundation who support a number of social ventures - as part of this cohort.

 
Fundación Mario Santo Domingo

Colombia is a country experiencing rapid economic development. However, pressing social needs remain, including endemic violence and a lack of opportunities for young people. We have been in separate discussions with a number of organisations: Fútbol con Corazon (FCC), Fundación Corona, Fundación Mi Sangre, Fundación Carulla (aeioTU) and Fundacion Mario Santo de Domingo who are at the forefront of tackling these social challenges.

Recognising the potential for collaboration, we proposed helping a group of Colombian-based social organisations replicate by creating a cohort of funders and grantees. We are working with Fundación Mario Santo Domingo - a leading Colombian foundation - as part of this cohort.

Fundación Mi Sangre

Colombia is a country experiencing rapid economic development. However, pressing social needs remain, including endemic violence and a lack of opportunities for young people. We have been in separate discussions with a number of organisations: Fútbol con Corazon (FCC), Fundación Corona, Fundación Mi Sangre, Fundación Carulla (aeioTU) and Fundacion Mario Santo de Domingo who are at the forefront of tackling these social challenges.

Recognising the potential for collaboration, we proposed helping a group of Colombian-based social organisations replicate by creating a cohort of funders and grantees. We are working with Fundación Mi Sangre - a leading Colombian foundation - as part of this cohort.

Fútbol Con Corazón

Colombia is a country experiencing rapid economic development. However, pressing social needs remain, including endemic violence and a lack of opportunities for young people. We have been in separate discussions with a number of organisations: Fútbol con Corazon (FCC), Fundación Corona, Fundación Mi Sangre, Fundación Carulla (aeioTU) and Fundacion Mario Santo de Domingo who are at the forefront of tackling these social challenges.

Recognising the potential for collaboration, we proposed helping a group of Colombian-based social organisations replicate by creating a cohort of funders and grantees. We are working with Fútbol Con Corazón - a leading Colombian social enterprise - as part of this cohort.

GroFin

GroFin are the largest provider of medium sized loans to SME’s across Africa and the Middle East. Currently in 15 countries, we are partnering with GroFin to develop a detailed plan to scale into many more countries.

Groundswell

Groundswell is a nonprofit which exists to enable homeless people to take more control of their lives, have a greater influence on services and to play a full role in our community. Groundswell was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme. We partnered with Groundswell to scale the impact of their Homeless Health Peer Advocacy Programme that partners former homeless with current homeless, to ensure health appointments are met.

Human Development Research Foundation

The Human Development Research Foundation (HDRF) is nonprofit charitable trust which aims to assist governmental and non-governmental organisations in developing indigenous models of research and service for the optimal physical, mental and social well-being of Pakistanis.

We are partnering with HDRF to develop and pilot a plan to replicate their FaNs network which improves outcomes for children with intellectual and developmental disorders.

Husk Power Systems
Husk Power Systems uses rice husk, a waste product, to create electricity in Northern India and East Africa. We are partnering with Husk Power to improve the quality of their network and scale it up. Our work with Husk Power Systems is funded by the Shell Foundation.
Ikamva Youth

From an organisation thought up and run from a bedroom by friends, Ikamva is now one of South Africa’s greatest success stories. In a country where only 70% students pass their final school exams and 24% achieve bachelor passes, ‘ikamvanites’ are surging ahead with 85% passing their final exams and 36% progressing to, and succeeding, at university.

Ikamva was a participant in a South African Scale Accelerator programme we delivered in conjunction with The Rockefeller Foundation, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cape Town University and Franchising Plus.

Lava Mae

Lava Mae repurposes retired transportation buses into showers and toilets on wheels to deliver hygiene and restore dignity among homeless in San Francisco. We are partnering with Lava Mae to concentrate its expansion efforts in light of the huge need and opportunity, as well as external pressure to scale up in multiple directions. Read more about how we’re partnering with Lava Mae here.

Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability is a nonprofit supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. Leonard Cheshire was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme. We specifically helped Leonard Cheshire to scale their CAN DO project.

London Bubble
London Bubble Theatre Company aims to bring people together to create, participate in and enjoy theatre. Their Speech Bubbles programme supports referred children to develop speaking, listening and attention skills through drama. We helped London Bubble to create an effective and financially sustainable social replication model to scale up the impact of Speech Bubbles.
Marie Stopes International

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is one of the largest international family planning organisations in the world. Millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women trust Marie Stopes International to provide them with quality family planning and reproductive healthcare.

We partner with MSI in Zambia on their Diva Centres initiative which is a human centred design approach to encouraging adolescents to access sexual health services. We are helping MSI to think about how this programme can be scaled and made sustainable.

NSPCC

NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s nonprofit fighting to end child abuse. We have partnered with NSPCC to replicate a number of their successful evidence-based programmes. Baby Steps is an example of one such programme, an antenatal education programme to help vulnerable parents cope with the pressures of a new baby. We partnered with NSPCC to develop a social franchise model for mainstream delivery of Baby Steps.

Nike Foundation’s The Girl Effect

The Nike Foundation invests in adolescent girls as powerful agents of change in the developing world. We partnered with Nike Foundation’s Girl Hub to develop a concept for a Girl Effect Marketplace, connecting proven ventures with social implementers across the world.

PSI

PSI, the largest social franchise in the world, is a nonprofit organisation that seeks to increase the availability of health and population control products/services in low-income areas of the world. We partnered with PSI in over 10 developing countries to improve their primary healthcare franchise network.

Philani Child Health & Nutrition

Philani Child Health and Nutrition has a vision for a South Africa in which pregnancy is safe and every child can grow up healthy and well-nourished to fulfill his or her physical and mental potential. By recruiting ‘Mentor Mothers’ who have successfully raised healthy children themselves and supporting them to help other mothers to do the same, Philani are already changing the life chances of thousands of children in South Africa.

Philani was a participant in a South African Scale Accelerator programme we delivered in conjunction with The Rockefeller Foundation, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cape Town University and Franchising Plus.

RECLAIM

RECLAIM exists to challenge the homogeneity that exists in the leadership profiles across UK society. RECLAIM was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

RECOSI

Regional and European Co-Operative for Social Industry (RECOSI) is an Irish nonprofit whose main objective is to develop the commercial activity of social enterprises in a meaningful and profitable way by combining the resources and expertise of both the social enterprises and commercial sector. We are partnering with RECOSI to help them develop a plan to replicate their social impact in the USA.

Relate – Greater Manchester South

Relate offers counselling services for every type of relationship nationwide from marriage, LGBT, divorce and parenting. Relate GMS were a participant in our first  UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Safer Places

Safer Places is a nonprofit which provides a comprehensive range of services to adults and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse, offering safe accommodation in West Essex, Mid Essex, Hertfordshire and Southend. Safer Places was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Shine Trust

SHINE is a nonprofit that changes the lives of young people by providing them with extra English and Maths support and creative learning opportunities after school, on Saturdays and in the school holidays. We partnered with Shine Trust to create a strategy for how they can scale their Shine on Saturday programme.

Silulo Ulutho Technologies

Silulo Ulutho Technologies have a social mission centred on bridging the digital divide through providing ICT services that are geographically and economically accessible. The organisation already have twenty six branches located in deprived areas of the Eastern and Western Capes of South Africa. Each café can serve 200-300 clients a day and Silulo have already trained over 12,000 students.

Silulo Ulutho Technologies was a participant in a South African Scale Accelerator programme we delivered in conjunction with The Rockefeller Foundation, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cape Town University and Franchising Plus.

Sistema Biobolsa

Sistema Biobolsa encourages food security, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity by providing small and medium sized farmers with high-quality, cost-effective biodigester systems—called “Sistema Biobolsa”—that convert livestock waste into organic fertilizer and biogas for cooking, heat and electricity.

We began partnering with Sistema Biobolsa in late 2015 to develop a global scale strategy and replication model, with a core focus on Nicaragua. The overall objective for Sistema Biobolsa is to scale the company’s impact in a financially sustainable way that maintains the highest product and service quality while ensuring the core social values of the business remain.

Staying Put

Staying Put is a UK nonprofit with a mission to enable and empower women, who have experienced domestic abuse, and their children, to safely remain in their own home and community. Staying Put was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Street Doctors

Street Doctors is a UK nonprofit who change the lives of high risk young people by giving them the skills they need to deliver life-saving first aid. Through the programme Street Doctors aim to increase the confidence and aspirations of these youth, helping them to change their attitude towards violence. We facilitated an initial workshop with Street Doctors to consider their replication potential and are now providing ongoing support and advice to Street Doctors as they develop a replication model for international expansion.

Success For All Foundation

Success for All Foundation seeks to break the cycle of failure with thoroughly researched, proven-to-work literacy programs. Partnering with pre-kindergarten to 8th grade schools across the United States of America, Success for All has helped millions of children to read, achieve and gain a new vision for their futures.

We are partnering with Success for All to develop a robust replication strategy and system for two elements of their programme. The first is Tutoring with Alphie (TwA) model, a computer-assisted small group tutoring model enabling paraprofessionals to work effectively with a larger number of students. The second is Curiosity Corner 2 (CC2), an early childhood curriculum for preschoolers designed to provide a strong foundation in language, literacy, mathematics and science while developing listening and social skills, creative expression, and positive self-esteem through a holistic approach to instruction.

Tender

Tender is a UK nonprofit that uses theatre and the arts to engage young people in violence prevention, enabling them to recognise and avoid abuse and violence. We partnered with Tender to develop a social franchise model enabling them to scale the delivery of their successful schools programme across the UK.

The Reader

The Reader is an award winning UK social enterprise working to connect people with great literature through shared reading. The Reader was a participant in our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

U-Turn

U-turn is leading the way in South Africa in addressing the root causes of homelessness. U-turn have developed a holistic model which addresses the motivational, skills and employment needs of its beneficiaries to take them on a journey from the soup kitchen to full-time regular employment and reconnecting with families and past lives.

U-Turn was a participant in a South African Scale Accelerator programme we delivered in conjunction with The Rockefeller Foundation, The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cape Town University and Franchising Plus.

UK Community Foundations

UK Community Foundations (UKCF) is a network of community foundations across the UK, providing advice and support to their members and helping channel funding to where it’s needed most. We partnered with UKCF to develop a strategy for replicating their grantees and conducted a series of training workshops.

Vi-Ability

Vi-ability is a social enterprise based in North Wales that provides opportunities for people of all ages to develop skills by offering training, work experience and qualifications in commercial sports management. In doing this Vi-ability also help sustain thriving community sports clubs around the UK. We worked with Vi-Ability during the first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Wateraid

WaterAid is an international charity that transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation. We are partnering with WaterAid to ensure the appropriate systems and processes are in place so that potential new member organisations understand the expectations of being part of WaterAid.

Wilderness Schooling

Wilderness Schooling delivers the core curriculum using the outdoors as the classroom resource. In conjunction with support from Numbers for Good and Big Potential, we partnered with Wilderness Schooling to create an ambitious yet realistic scale strategy.

World Health Partners

World Health Partners (WHP) are an international nonprofit that delivers healthcare within a walkable distance in underserved communities in India and Western Kenya. We are partnering with WHP to develop a replication strategy for scale across India and beyond.

YHA

Youth Hostel Association (YHA) have been helping young people and schools, families and friends, travellers and individuals to have the unique opportunity to discover, explore and experience something new. We partnered with YHA to improve the functioning of their ‘Enterprise’ scheme, a network of independently owned hostels across the UK.

Yaajeende

Yaajeende is a National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA) programme and funded by USAID. Yaajeende is a Senegal based programme that uses rural entrepreneurs to create demand for, and supply of, high quality agricultural products and services. Yaajeende is recognised in international development circles for its unique ability to successfully integrate nutrition development with agricultural programmes on a large scale.

We have been partnering with Yaajeende since 2014 to grow a key part of the programme and develop it as a social enterprise that will generate its own income. The ultimate vision is to replicate the impact of CuliVert across Senegal and Africa, improving the health and financial livelihoods of millions.

Funding & research partners

African Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) aims to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries, thus contributing to poverty reduction. AfDB funded a series of workshops, facilitated by the Social Fund for Development in Egypt, in which we participated by introducing social and micro franchising to the Egyptian market.

Through events and workshops, we discussed case studies, illustrated best practices, outlined financing mechanisms and drove awareness about the benefits of social and micro franchising to the country’s key stakeholders in large micro finance institutions (MFIs), corporations and NGOs.

Argidius

Argidius aims to help entrepreneurs to build profitable businesses and contribute to the sustainable development of their communities. They do so by improving the effectiveness and reach of small and medium enterprise capacity development services. We are partnering with Argidius to scale up mentoring programmes for small and medium enterprises across emerging economies with the aim of creating more jobs.

Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund awards grants to UK organisations to help improve their communities. They are responsible for distributing 40 per cent of all funds raised for good causes by the National Lottery. We have partnered with The Big Lottery Fund on a number of projects from research into social replication, to events and training on scale up, to working with three of their grantees on the first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital is an independent financial institution with a social mission, set up to help grow social investment in the UK. We partnered with Big Society Capital to assess the viability of investing in franchised social enterprise; you can read the report here.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation work with partner organisations worldwide to tackle critical problems in specialised areas. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKlineInnovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Merck & CoMerck Serono, Save the Children and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.
Center for Health Market Innovations

The Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI) promotes the diffusion of programs, policies and practices that improve the quality and affordability of healthcare for the world’s poor. CHMI  is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GlaxoSmithKlineInnovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Merck & CoMerck Serono, Save the Children and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.
City Bridge Trust

The City Bridge Trust provides grants to charitable projects working to benefit the inhabitants of Greater London. The City Bridge Trust supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-making organisations in the UK. The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

GSK

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company with a mission to help people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK  is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsInnovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Merck & CoMerck Serono, Save the Children and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.

Garfield Weston Foundation

Garfield Weston is a family-founded, grant-making trust which has been supporting charities across the UK for over 50 years. Garfield Weston supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Innovations in Healthcare

Innovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD)) has a social mission of increasing global access to cost-effective and high-quality healthcare, and believes this achievement is a critical component to reducing healthcare delivery inequities in the world.

Innovations in Healthcare is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKlineNovo Nordisk, Merck & Co,Merck Serono, Save the Children and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.

Llyods Bank Foundation

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales enables nonprofits to break or prevent the cycle of disadvantage. Lloyds Bank Charitable Foundation supported our first UK Scale Accelerator  programme.

Merck & Co, Merck Serono

Merck&Co and Merck Serono are separate pharmaceutical companies however both are part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKlineInnovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Save the Children and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.

Nesta
Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. Nesta funded us to carry out initial work on developing the Social Replication Toolkit.
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Novo Nordisk is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKline,Innovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Save the Children, Merck & Co,Merck Serono and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.
 
Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation aims to help people overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity, so that they can realise their potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives. The Paul Hamlyn Foundation supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation aims to improve the well-being of humanity around the world. We were funded by the Rockefeller Foundation to create the first social franchise accelerator in South Africa. Working alongside partners at the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Cape Town University Graduate School of Business and Franchising Plus, we helped four high profile organisations scale up including Ikamva Youth, Philani Child Health and Nutrition, U-Turn Homeless Ministries and Silulo Technologies.

Save the Children

Save the Children runs world-class programmes to save children’s lives and challenge world leaders to keep to their promises to give children a brighter future. Save the Children is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKline, Innovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Merck & Co, Merck Serono and T-HOPE at The University of Toronto.

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.
 
Shell Foundation

The Shell Foundation is an independent charity established by the Shell Group in 2000 to create and scale new solutions to global development challenges through a variety of programmes. We are partnering with the Shell Foundation by supporting two of their social enterprise grantees; GroFin and Husk Power Systems.

 
T-HOPE, University of Toronto

Toronto Health Organisation Performance Evaluation (T-HOPE) is a research team composed of a diverse group of medical, management, and social science experts based at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Department of Family and Community Medicine.

T-HOPE is part of Rapid Routes to Scale; a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to ensuring people in low and middle income countries have better health by understanding how primary care can be scaled and acting upon it.

Members include ICSF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Center for Health Market InnovationsGlaxoSmithKline,Innovations in Healthcare (formerly The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery), Novo Nordisk, Merck & CoMerck Serono and Save the Children

Rapid Routes to Scale undertook the first ever global in-depth study to identify healthcare innovations in developing countries that have the potential to be replicated to increase accessibility to affordable medicine. Find out more here.
The Monument Trust

The Monument Trust provides grants to varied and geographically wide projects, including funding of the arts and heritage, health and social care, and criminal justice. The Monument Trust supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

The Rayne Foundation

The Rayne Foundation helps and encourages inspiring individuals and organisations who can help build bridges within our complex world. The Rayne Foundation supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

The Tudor Trust

The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making trust, which supports voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. The Tudor Trust supported our first UK Scale Accelerator programme.

USAID

USAID is the lead US Government agency that works to end extreme poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realise their potential. USAID funds the nutrition, agriculture and economic development Yaajeende programme in Senegal. Yaajeende is recognised in international development circles for its unique ability to successfully integrate nutrition development with agricultural programmes on a large scale.

We have been partnering with Yaajeende since 2014 to grow a key part of the programme and develop it as a social enterprise that will generate its own income. The ultimate vision is to replicate the impact of CuliVert across Senegal and Africa, improving the health and financial livelihoods of millions.

Delivery partners

Impact Hub

Impact Hub is a global network of people, places and programs that inspire, connect and enable impact. We partner with Impact Hubs to deliver ‘how to’ scaling workshops to members.

Numbers for Good

Numbers for Good create financial solutions that allow organisations to fund social and environmental projects and connect investors with opportunities for sustainable financial and social returns. We partner with Numbers for Good to co-deliver a number of projects.

School For Social Entrepreneurs

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) empowers people from all backgrounds to create positive social change. We helped to develop SSE’s Social Franchising and Replication training programme and also partnered with SSE to deliver the our first UK Scale Accelerator programme, alongside The Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP).

The Bertha Centre

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business is a catalyst for social impact and dialogue, searching for new solutions for emerging markets in Africa. We were funded by The Rockefeller Foundation to create the first social franchise accelerator in South Africa. To do so we partnered with the Bertha Centre and Franchising Plus to support four high profile organisations scale up including Ikamva Youth, Philani Child Health and Nutrition, U-Turn Homeless Ministries and Silulo Technologies.

The Social Innovation Partnership

The Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP) is an advisory social business that helps people to use facts to do good. We partnered with TSIP to deliver the first UK Scale Accelerator programme alongside the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE).

Network partners

BOND

Bond is a leading UK membership body for organisations working in international development, providing support through funding, research, training and other services. We are a member of BOND.

Clore Social Leadership Fellow Network

Clore Social Leadership develops leaders with a social purpose so they can transform their communities, organisations and the world around them. Dan Berelowitz, our CEO and Founder, is a Clore Social Leadership Fellow and as an organisation we are actively involved in the fellowship network.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations
NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations. We are a member of NCVO.
Skoll Foundation

The Skoll Foundation seeks to accelerate entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems by uniting social entrepreneurs with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage, and large-scale social change.

At the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship delegates represent nearly 65 countries and participate in a range of interactive events in which they can openly share, collaborate, innovate, and, ultimately, advance social entrepreneurship. We attend each year, have presented at past events and are part of the wider Skoll community.

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

An initiative of the Aspen Institute, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organisations, of which we are part of, that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits.