Alphabetical list of organizations that have been selected to advance to the semifinals, in the for-profit and non-profit tracks. Ashoka-trained high school / college teams are also included. ALL of these organizations will attend the SIFP event on Oct 3 and will have Poster Tables so you can learn more and meet them before the pitching contest and during the reception.
|Biodiesel Cooperative||Student-led, student-run biodiesel conversion lab at the University of Washington, procuring used cooking oil on campus, converting it to industry-grade biodiesel, and selling it back to the UW to power part of their on-campus diesel fleet.||NFP|
|Catholic Community Service of King County||The Groundwork Project: Wraparound with Homeless Youth Catholic Community Services of King County Discovering Strengths; Facilitating Change||NFP||Erin Maguire||
Dynamic Labs will be the soil where seeds of innovations will be systematically planted, fertilized, pruned, and harvested.
|Family Renewal Shelter||
Providing a crucial option for women and their children fleeing extreme high-risk domestic violence and helping them become safe and successful.
|FindProz, Inc||eBay for education: FindProz is the marketplace for private instruction.||FP||Tyler Pack||Watch Video|
Flash Volunteer provides tools to create, discover, and easily share local service events via social media, mobile, and our unique Cause Crowd feature.
|Food N' Me||Food N' Me is an effective nutrition system that changes eating behaviors in children and families. Fighting childhood obesity with pounds of fun!||FP||Frederic DeWulf|
|Get Schooled Foundation||Get Schooled is the only national organization using the power of media, technology, and pop culture to motivate young people and improve education.||NFP||Marie Goark|
|Ideal Network, Inc||Ideal network is a cause marketing platform that uses the mechanisms of a daily deal to raise money for non profits.||FP||Ronny Bell|
|ITEASi (IT Enterprise Architecture Solutions Inc)||
BOSS empowers project owners/managers and minority small businesses with the tools and information to create sustainable social change.
|FP||Llewellyn Preece||Watch Video|
|Jolkona||Jolkona helps non-profits improve fundraising efforts by providing a simple online microgiving & reporting platform to crowdsource funds online.||NFP||Nadia Khawaja|
|Mercy Housing Northwest||Mercy Housing Northwest not only believes that affordable housing and supportive programs prevent homelessness—the evidence shows that it does.||NFP||Paul Chiocco|
|MoneySense||Building an interactive website and offering training clinics for educating middle school and high school students about financial literacy and the dangers of financial mismanagement.||NFP||1-Pager|
|Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development||
Solarize Seattle harnesses the collective impact of community to accelerate solar energy adoption via a group purchasing program.
|One4All||Stealth mode: consumer giving startup||FP||Jason Hausske|
|SIFF: Sharing Interests Forming Friendships||Breaks social barriers between special needs students and their peers at three public high schools in the Puget Sound and is expanding every year.||NFP|
|Something Real Productions||Combats issues surrounding child soldiers in Uganda, in partnership with Invisible Children, by hosting break dancing battles around Seattle.||NFP|
|Reach Out||Brings an innovative approach to day camps, providing 1:1 counselor-to-camper in week-long camps designed to change the self-impression and life-trajectory of disabled, disadvantaged, and homeless youth.||NFP|
|StudentRND||Provides a space for young people to explore, innovate, learn, and teach cutting-edge science and technology together.||NFP|
|Summit Solutions, LLC||Opening call centers to provide jobs for our veterans. They have given us their time and lives and I'd like to give jobs back in return.||FP||Mindy McClain||1-Pager|
An exemplary health and wellness model simultaneously stimulating healthy mothers, babies, families, providers, healthcare systems, and the planet.
|Viva Farms||Viva Farms is helping launch the next generation of organic farmers by providing land, capital, expertise, and dedicated markets.||NFP||Ethan Schaffer||1-Pager|
|West Seattle Tool Library||
The West Seattle Tool Library empowers individuals and organizations by providing easy access to a free community collection of tools and resources.
|Year Up||Year Up provides urban young adults who are neither working nor in school with a year of education and training that leads to livable wage jobs.||NFP||Lisa Chin||Watch video|
|Yoga Empowered Students (YES)||Engages a diverse student group in ongoing yoga clinics, and engages the cohort in community building projects at Garfield High School designed at identifying and deconstructing racial barriers segmenting the student body||NFP|
|Youth Ambassadors||The mission of Youth Ambassadors is to develop learners who become leaders through compassionate service to the community.||NFP||Lori Markowitz||1-Pager|
|Youth Suicide Prevention Program||
"K-12 Lessons for Life" is a new web tool that links educators to Best Practices curricula to support school-based suicide prevention and save lives.
|Youth Ultimate Project (YUP)||Uses ultimate Frisbee to teach play, leadership, and teamwork skills to disadvantaged youth in Cambodia—so far they’ve funded two trips to Cambodia to run these life-changing clinics.||NFP|