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for Humanity

We IDENTIFY, help BUILD and IMPLEMENT Global Impact Projects using Emerging Tech

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We believe that responsibly designed blockchain solutions can unlock transformative change in society and improve the lives of billions of people worldwide.

About

Blockchain for Humanity is a decentralized, not-for-profit foundation that scouts, recognizes, supports, receives donations, and catalyzes resources to projects applying the blockchain technology on positive impact use cases.

Vision

Contribute to the construction of a world and society that is more transparent, fair and inclusive through Emerging Technologies

Values

Inclusion
Empowerment
Open Source Development
Transparency

WHY BLOCKCHAIN, DLTs and EMERGING TECH?

We have been around since the early applications of Blockchain and believe in the universal impact capabilities of Emerging Technologies. Our mission is simple, we aspire to drive the adoption of these technologies by advocating, connecting the dots, and scaling innovative concepts that aim to address gaps in society and protect the environment.


Our three-pronged approach:

Curating

We have an OPEN CALL for applications for projects worldwide. We identify, carefully assess and select projects with the most impact potential through our network. APPLY

Supporting

We offer an ecosystem of sponsors, partners, mentors, contributors and organizations that help achieve use case validation, implementation, and scaling.

Recognizing

Selected Impact Projects to receive a b4H AWARDS. We encourage our community & network to follow the progress of these projects using the b4H Application.

b4H INITIATIVES

AWARDS

A yearly award is presented at the Latin American Bitcoin conference, appreciating the use of blockchain on valid Use Cases that aim to solve systemic problems and demonstrating the use of #Blockchain4Impact. The 'Call for Applications' closes in September prior to the year’s award edition that is revealed in December. Learn more and Apply.

There are two types of awards:

b4H ‘Dreamers’ Award

Given to High Potential Initiatives that show a strong use case with a clear problem-solution fit.  One of the goals is to secure the projects can reach implementation.

b4H ‘Shapers’ Award

Considered an inspiration for the ‘Dreamers,’ recognized for their concept, progress and impact on Humanity. These are generally more established projects that can benefit from Ecosystem support.

CATALYZER PROGRAM

Through the b4H Catalyzer Program, b4H defines a work plan with the teams that develops sustainable business models, validated use cases, and strategies for reaching scalable solutions while evaluating their impact with relation to the UN's SDGs.
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A pro-bono Advisory Board comprised of the b4H Core, Industry Leaders and Investors forum is available to assist entrepreneurs.

b4H progress tracking application

We have implemented the use of the b4H application to display a pipeline of impact projects and campaigns and allows us keep to track progress and manage resource utilization.
The b4H app on the RSK network - with original source code from Giveth.io - is available as an open source code in our Github Repository.

b4H ECOSYSTEM

We firmly believe in COLLABORATION and THE POWER of COALITIONS 4GOOD. We will not succeed in silos. We offer a healthy ecosystem of support through selected partnerships, sponsorships, mentorship with the aim to assists projects with long-term strategic support. We seek to connect the dots by making relevant introductions and link projects that can potentially collaborate/co-create and gain from synergies.
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NETWORKING

Global b4H Angels
Global b4H & #Coalitions4GOOD joint meetups
Access to Global network of Impact Events and Initiatives
Events

PROJECTS

WE ARE INSPIRED BY THE REMARKABLE PROJECTS THAT HAVE STARTED THIS JOURNEY

Most projects are innovating with solutions to be implemented locally, but we aim to create scalability for global adoption. Some of the categories as follow:

Decentralized ID
Education
Financial Inclusion
Humanitarian Aid
Social Accountability
Transparency
Governance
Environmental Protection
Community Driven Development
Happiness
Children
Health

CRITERIA BY WHICH WE ASSESS APPLICATIONS

Scale of the Problem
Team Capabilities
Concept Scalability
SDG Impact & Collaboration Potential
Solution complexity
Blockchain Use Case

Our goal is to support a pipeline that transitions projects to their next stage of development and create collaboration opportunities.

JOIN THE ECOSYSTEM


We are continuously searching for partners, collaborators and like-minded individuals and organizations that share our values, believe in the power of the technology and feel passionate about transforming the world for the better.

Donors

You can be an anonymous (or known) donor. We offer complete visibility on our use of funds

Sponsors

Join our Sponsor’s network and
offer your company’s services

#C4G
Coalitions 4 Good

Join the movement, we support Responsibly Designed blockchain solutions

Social Entrepreneurship

Organizations that want to donate a portion of their earnings to empower social entrepreneurs.

Advisory and Mentorship

Business, Legal, and Technical Advisors that can work closely with are welcomed to help teams navigate their way through the Blockchain ecosystem

Contributors

Join the core team that manages b4H; we welcome a diversity of skill set and Angels to represent b4H in geographical areas

PARTNERSHIPS & SPONSORSHIPS

We rely on partners and sponsors to facilitate and fulfil our mission. We seek to establish strategic partnerships with relevant corporations, media companies,  international government agencies, NGOs, Universities, Non-profit organizations, Innovators, Incubators, Accelerators, Blockchain Consultants, Infrastructure protocols and others to bring the most value to the ecosystem and the mass adoption goals.

We encourage alignment and multi-sector collaboration towards implementing solutions addressing the UN’s SDGs.
As a Partner, your services are made available to the ecosystem and more specifically to the b4H projects pipeline.

join as a partner

As a Sponsor, your contribution will go directly to a project of your choice, if necessary closely related to your industry with the potential to innovate in an area of importance to your organization.

join as a SPONSOR

Become a ROCKSTAR mentor OR A global b4H Angel

Use your knowledge and experience to serve humanity by mentoring impact blockchain projects.

MENTORS


We started the foundation with an exceptional group of experts in various areas; we continuously seek like-minded mentors that share our values and commitment to scale the use of Blockchain for Global Impact. Just a few hours of your time can make a big difference.

global b4H angels


Global Angels are the voice of b4H in their regions or countries. They create and maintain a strong bond with local communities, projects, and supporters; at the same time, identify new initiatives and take active participation in the selection process, onboarding and awards.

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partners & sponsors

Join the group of early adopters and technology evangelists that stand behind b4H. Each and every one involved in this mission brings industry experience, expertise in most verticals, and a healthy network with an entrepreneurial mindset that propels the ecosystem.

Charitable Contributions support the foundation’s efforts to achieve its mission and vision.
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