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X4Impact is your free market intelligence platform for social innovation™

In X4impact you can find Technology for Nonprofits, Social Problems that need Tech Solutions or Funding, Grants from Public and Private organizations, Impact Investment Opportunities, and the mapping of over $2 trillion of social funding. All organized under the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals –UN SDGs.

using x4impact

get started

browse or search

  • Search for one specific topic
  • Explore using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) colorful wheel

data intelligence

  • Explore problems and ideas in the challenges tab
  • Find Tech for Nonprofits in the solutions tab
  • Use a safe search engine in the resources tab
  • Evaluate the total market size in the money-flow tab
do something

collaborate, and more

  • Selected members of academia, government, and experts have access to private Wiki to edit and collaborate on challenges
  • Apply to Open Grants in the funding tab
  • Explore interactive tools, and more!

– it’s free!

advanced features

Use X4impact anonymously, or access advanced features by signing in.

  • Follow Challenges or Solutions and track them in your private dashboard
  • Vote for a Challenge or idea that your organization faces, and inform the funding of those ideas
  • Vote for content that you think is clear and complete

we offer free access as we believe in the democratization data and collaboration tools to unleash the creation of technology for the public interest

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find answers to key questions

Key Questions X4impact @225
  • Where is the money to fund social-impact solutions?
  • What are the urgent social challenges to address?
  • Which ideas to address social issues resonate with operating NGOs?
  • If we build a tech solution, will it be an economically viable venture?
  • What tech solutions are my peer NGOs using?


{The beauty of the X4Impact platform is really democratizing access to information, to every innovator, every nonprofit, every grantor, so that they can act on these problems.
Justin Spelhaug
Global Head, Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft
{Measure your success as a company not only based on return on investment but also on return of social impact.
Jeff Raikes
Philanthropist, Educator, Tech Leader, Investor, Co-Founder, Raikes Foundation, Chair at Stanford University
{We have to embrace the social sector needs at the platform level, unleash the capital and the resources, and at the same time work with academia, so that we're preparing that next generation of young technologists to embrace technology for public interest.
Jeff Raikes
Philanthropist, Educator, Tech Leader, Investor, Co-Founder, Raikes Foundation, Chair at Stanford University
{What you’re aiming to do sits right beside us. This is a fantastic opportunity to get the sector moving but also for us to work together and build solutions for everyone to succeed even faster.
Alan Moody
CEO, M-Hance
{This platform is exactly what I’ve been looking for — I can take this to the UN and the global community in a big way! This is exciting for me – let’s take action and create solutions.
Fernando Ramirez
Founder, Bridges 2030
{Wow – visuals are very powerful and add value to funders and grantees. With your visualizations, folks can get immediate trend data in a snapshot compared to hours digging through annual IRS forms 990s for not near the impact!
Kori Dunaway
Grants Administrator, Raikes Foundation
{There is no platform today that aggregates this critical information, the solution needs, the catalogue of existing solutions and funding, so that innovators can shorten the amount of time it takes to get new innovation to the nonprofits that need it.
Justin Spelhaug
Global Head, Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft
{If you're looking to drive social impact, you are operating within the limits of your own network. X4Impact creates the opportunity to bridge that connectivity at a level of scale that doesn't exist today.
Sara Boyd
CEO, VidaNyx – Digital Evidence Management
{What we wanna see is a world in which people with intellectual disabilities are included all the time, everywhere, and when we have the ability to use technology to spread the word, we go much, much further.
Dr. Alicia Bazzano
Chief Health Officer, Special Olympics International
{If you have a challenge, let’s solve it, and if you have an idea, let’s test it. Join our community of change makers, and let’s solve for good.
Shelly Kurtz
Co-founder, X4Impact Inc.

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