The Unfunded List provides feedback and advice to social change ideas that are in pursuit of funding. We do this through two calls for submissions; once in the spring and once in the fall. All proposals submitted receive helpful feedback, but only those that make the greatest impression on our Evaluation Committee make our twice annual Unfunded List.
Your proposal or idea could be featured on our official List if you submit it to Unfunded List for feedback from our Evaluation Committee. You will receive feedback and advice that can help your organization or mission, and have the possibility of being featured on our official List of underfunded ideas that deserve attention and recognition.
You can also join our Evaluation Committee to give feedback and advice to other proposals and hone your skills and knowledge of the philanthropy world in our Library of Philanthropy Education.
We received our largest pool of proposals ever over the summer of 2018 and reviewed them diligently this past fall. This round, our review culminated with the first ever Evaluator Summit 2018 at George Washington University. The Summit gave us the opportunity to connect some of our applicants directly with reviewers as well as to build both fundraising and evaluation skills.
Proposals from the following organizations stood out to us from the batch.
AsylumConnect uses technology to facilitate the safe navigation of people fleeing persecution due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
National Medical Fellowships’ mission is to provide scholarships and support for underrepresented minority students in medicine and the health professions.
The Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation was established to fund the world’s best research to treat, prevent and find a cure for cerebral palsy.