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Catalyst 2030 is a fast-growing global movement of people and organisations committed to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) by 2030.

Joining forces with communities, governments, businesses and others, Catalyst 2030 members are changing systems at all levels through collective action and bold new strategies.

Catalyst 2030 Footprint 23 April 2023


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Featured Highlights

Catalyst 2030 Awards nominations are open

Catalyst 2030 Awards

Who is best at helping social innovators to change the world?

Let us know. The deadline for submissions has been extended. Please submit your nomination(s) by 5:00 pm Pacific Time (PT) on Wednesday, 31 May 2023.

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CCW2023 overview

Catalysing Change Week 2023

The theme of CCW2023 was Solutions from the Frontlines, which put into the spotlight a grassroots-up approach to innovation and development as the root of all meaningful transformation. Over 200+ hybrid, offline and online sessions and events took place globally.

Many of these dynamic events have been captured on video and will be shared on YouTube as they become available.

Local Solutions from the Global South Climate Change Report

Local Solutions from the Global South: Changing the Narrative of the Climate Debate

In our latest report, we shed light on local innovations and practical solutions from organisations headed by Catalyst 2030 members.

Catalysing Change 2022 Report Page

Pathways to Transforming Education: Proven Solutions from Social Entrepreneurs

Pathways to Transforming Education details how we can adopt evidence-based learning principles and collaboratively revolutionise education.

Catalysing Change 2022 Report Page

Catalysing Change 2022

Our recently released report “Catalysing Change 2022” tells the story of the movement over the last two years and highlights the seven lessons of growing “catalytic networks”.

Catalysing Change 2022 Report Page

Shifting Funding Practices

We are calling on donors and funders to remodel their traditional practices to more effectively support grassroots organisations and sustainable social impact. We have co-written a letter highlighting the changes we are calling for and invite all organisations working to improve the quality of people’s lives to join us in signing it.

Posts from the Media Hub

Member Posts

The Case for Mental Health in Our Social Change Worlds

By Celina De Sola and Daisy Rosales | Evidence is strong that integrating mental health and social change can lead to lasting impact.

The Power of Mental Health to Break Cycles of Violence and Promote Peace

By Celina De Sola and Daisy Rosales | This article series features voices of leaders from the Catalyst 2030 Mental Health Collaboration.

Uplifting Women, Nicaragua

Promoting women’s economic empowerment in Central America through a digital platform that connects women to economic opportunities.

Asmaa Rashed: Showing up for women

While living in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan Asmaa Rashed filmed The Neighbourhood Storyteller which documents her work with girls in the camp.

Empowered 4 Tomorrow Hub: Creating inclusive societies for children, orphans and adults with disabilities

In Sierra Leone, two thirds of people with disabilities live in rural areas where access to opportunities and support is limited.

IHFVA: Empowering young entrepreneurs

The plight of youth is the reason for the existence of Infinite Hope for Vulnerable Africa, to empower them with entrepreneurial skills.

AESIR: Gamifying special education

Catalyst 2030 member, AESIR, is an impact venture company using augmented and virtual reality gaming solutions for people with special needs.

Better World Cameroon: Social permaculture

Catalyst 2030 member, Better World Cameroon equips youth and women leaders with social permaculture skills.

Engabu Za Tooro: Empowering African artisans

Catalyst 2030 member, Engabu Za Tooro, works with people whose only resources are their artisan practices, cultural materials and expressions.

A transformative community-led approach to mitigating climate change

A community-led, bottom-up approach to development has been intrinsic to Mohammed’s decades-long work as one of Africa’s leading meteorologists.


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Reports from the Catalyst 2030 Community

An Investigation into Financing Transformation
Catalysting Collaboration report cover
New Allies report cover
The New Allies Handbook

Our Ecosystem Partners*

*These are the social entrepreneur fellowship organisations that helped to establish Catalyst 2030.

Echoing Green
Schwab Foundation
Skoll Foundation

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