blockchain
for Humanity

Do you have a project that is effecting transformative change in society?

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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.

At the nexus of a blockchain revolution, we strive toward a socially inclusive positive sum game.

About

blockchain4Humanity is an international not-for-profit foundation that recognizes, supports, receives donations and provides funding for organizations using blockchain technology to bring a positive change to humanity.

Vision

Contribute to the construction of a world and society that is more open, fair and inclusive through Blockchain technology.

Values

Inclusion
Empowerment
Open Source Applications
Transparency

Purpose

Blockchain purposed for Global Impact by inspiring, connecting and supporting innovative concepts and initiatives that aim to address gaps in society.

Curate

Seeking the best Humanitarian Blockchain projects 

Support

Assisting projects at the any stage to realize prove of concept

Recognize

Encouraging our community & network to raise funds

programs

A yearly award is presented at the Latin American Bitcoin conference, recognizing the innovation and potential of startups using Blockchain for social impact. Through the support of individual and corporate donors, the foundation offers funding awards as well as long-term strategic support, education and training to the awarded projects.

Through its accelerator program, b4H supports nominees and awarded through mentorship and networking opportunities to build sustainable and scalable solutions to new markets.  A pro-bono Advisory Board comprised of industry leaders and a private investors forum will be available to assist the startups to get to next stage of development.

b4H Awards

Funding-Awards

blockchain4Humanity Impact Accelerator funds Awarded projects by pledging donated funds to a number of milestones to be achieved by the project team on product development 

b4H ‘Dreamers’ Award

High Potential Initiatives that show a strong use cases that bring solutions to society and humanity. One of the goals is to secure that these projects can reach a proof of concept stage

b4H ‘Shapers’ Award

Considered Social-Hackers, recognized for their Concept, progress and impact to Humanity. There is no funding included in this award given that in general these are more established projects

Hackathons

Diverse and inclusive challenges to create blockchain solutions for social impact. Connecting programmers and developers with industry experts, social entrepreneurs and other relevant stakeholders that reflect the socio-economic-geographic realities of a project.

networking opportunities

RSK Ambassador program
Formal introductions to main crypto Venture Capital Firms around the globe
Access to Labitconf, StartupToken, BlockTheory, Torus  & RSK global network

Training

Blockchain Academy courses (Brazil, Argentina, USA)
Bitcoin Argentina
RSK Educate

Technical support

RSK
RSK ecosystem support
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Giveth.one core development team
Database of volunteer developers

Visibility

Speaking and workshop opportunities at b4H events and partner events
Invitation to StartupToken roadshows
Invitation to major Bitcoin meetups around the world
Complementary ticket to the Latin American Bitcoin Conference and D10e
Exposure to Latin American Bitcoin Conference Community
Recognition and awareness through b4H media partners
Social Networks
Articles in international media

Objectives

Recognition

Recognize projects using the blockchain technology to develop models for positive impact that also serve as inspiration for other projects

Assistance

Assist projects at concept stage to realize proof of concept, and provide support and mentorship leveraging our community at any stage

Fundraising

Channel donations through awards and assist in fundraising

Promotion

Increase project visibility by promoting the support for humanitarian and impact projects

PROJECTS

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

Most projects are innovating with solutions to be implemented locally, regionally or globally. These solutions cover the following categories:

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

THE SELECTION CRITERIA

Scale of the Problem
Team integrity
Concept Scalability
Social Impact
Concept Stage
Blockchain Use Case

We welcome projects at any stage of development, the previous cohort of selected projects followed the following classification:  

35 Proof of Concept
20 Concept Stage
20 Pilot Stage
15 Alpha / MVP
10 Product Launched

Our goal is to support a pipeline that transitions projects to their next stage of development

PARTNERSHIPS

By establishing strategic partnerships with international government agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, corporations and technologists, blockchain4Humanity encourages collaboration to create transformative solutions that impact the lives of billions of people worldwide trying to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

CONTRIBUTORS

Contributions are welcome from individuals or organizations, we offer a variety of ways to contribute

Donations

You can be an anonymous (or known) donor

Sponsorship

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

Impact Coin Offerings

Organizations that have conducted a Token Offering and want to offer a tiny percentage of funds collected to fund b4H projects milestones

Advisory and Mentorship

business, legal and technical advisors that can work closely with these projects and help them navigate their way through the Blockchain ecosystem

Volunteering

be part of the core-team that manages b4H, we welcome all types of skill sets, from administration, design, website development, IT, event organizers, content writers, etc.

Become a mentor or volunteer

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

Become a Sponsor

Join our impactful group of companies that has already started a #Blockchain4Impact movement. Use your network and service offering to make a difference.

Donate

Contribute towards igniting this ecosystem of potential projects developing new models. We use blockchain to trace and track your donations and account for every coin donated. We abide by our funding principles.

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