Zennstrom Philanthropies

Founding Year: 2007

Staff:

Budget:

The foundation funds two programs, the first concerned with human rights, the second with climate change in the Baltic Sea. They believe that these issues require a collaborative approach. “One in which NGOs, funders, governments and individuals work together to achieve action and change” and as such they “seek organisations with strong leadership and that have the ability to scale their work and sustain their impact over the long-term period.”

The human rights focus partners with organizations working for just and sustainable outcomes. Some current partners are:

The climate change focus, Race for the Baltic, convenes municipalities, businesses, and researchers to solve the eutrophication and other problems caused by climate change in the Baltic Sea.

Zennstrom Philanthropies contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci

 Subjects

Related Content

Our world is amid multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.  This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12 levels, where many…

A global grant-making organization seeking to improve people’s lives by addressing inequality. Its vision is to transform the lives of people all over the world by addressing inequality. For more…

An international philanthropy organization that grants to various non-profit organizations in various areas such as education, arts and culture, and social welfare. It aims to impact society through its projects…