"Do well by doing good." ‒ Benjamin Franklin
Anthurium has partnered with the Tides Foundation, a leader in socially responsible investing, to create the Anthurium Solutions Foundation. We are dedicated to providing grants of $1,000 to $5,000 to entrepreneurial nonprofit organizations focused on helping people through innovation at the intersection of education, healthcare, and technology. As our company grows, we intend to initiate competitive entrepreneurial sponsorship programs for educational institutions and organizations interested in changing the world for the better.
To read more about the innovative organizations and visionary leaders that we have supported to date, click on the links below.
March 2012: Samanvai Center for Children with Multiple Disabilities, India
Anthurium awarded $2,500 to the MIT Public Service Center as fiscal intermediary for the Samanvai Center for Children with Multiple Disabilities in Andhra Pradesh, India. Samanvai co-founder and board member, Srikanth Bolla, is MIT’s first international blind student. The funds will support the extension of Samanvai’s Braille Book Project.
October 2011: Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, USA
Anthurium awarded $2,500 to the center in support of its youth leadership development mission. Located on Thompson Island in the Boston Harbor, the Center creates positive and lasting change by providing learning expeditions for young people, adults and organizations. Thompson Island is steeped in a rich history of educational programming dating back to 1833.
May 2011: Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation, USA and Afghanistan
Anthurium awarded $5,000 to support the foundation’s work to improve the lives of women and children in Afghanistan through community-based education. CNN named founder Razia Jan a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2012 for her work on the Zabuli Education Center, a school that she founded in rural Afghanistan that provides a free education to about 350 girls.