Founding Supporters

J.P. Morgan is a leading global investment bank with one of the largest client bases in the world. The bank serves nearly 20,000 clients, including corporations, governments, states, municipalities, healthcare organisations, education institutions, banks and investors. The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is an affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Its mission is to be a catalyst for meaningful, positive and sustainable change within its highest-need neighborhoods and communities globally. Through strategic partnerships with organisations across the region, the Foundation focuses its investments towards the most vulnerable people and supports sustainable programmes that have a clear and measurable impact. Each year, JPMorgan Chase and its Foundation give more than $150 million through grants and sponsorships to thousands of not-for-profit organizations around the world.

The Dalberg Group is a collection of impact-driven businesses seeking to champion inclusive and sustainable growth around the world. Dalberg Group enterprises work together to attract and develop the best and brightest leaders to work across a range of complementary business models focused on having impact at scale. A portion of the value created by Dalberg’s mature businesses seeds a fund that promotes innovation and ensures that an entrepreneurial mind-set is consistently brought to bear on the world’s most challenging problems. Dalberg is made up of over 300 consultants, investors, designers, researchers, and data scientists who come from over 30 nationalities and speak more than 60 languages. Founded in 2001, Dalberg has completed over 1300 engagements for more than 500 public, private and social sector clients. Dalberg has 17 global offices and experience working in over 90 countries.

USAID has exemplified the best of American values abroad—while advancing the safety and prosperity of Americans at home. Through partnership, innovation, and a rigorous focus on results, in every area—from food security to gender equality—we have made shared progress towards a world where every man, woman and child can live with dignity and reach their full potential. Today’s global development landscape is complex and rapidly evolving, driven by scientific breakthroughs, massive demographic shifts, changes in the availability, capacity, and cost of technology, and growing contributions by the private sector and developing countries themselves. The U.S. Global Development Lab (the Lab) serves as the innovation hub for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Lab takes smart risks to test new ideas to harness the power of innovative tools and approaches that accelerate development impact.