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Catalyst 2030

Collaborating to achieve the SDGs

Catalyst 2030 is a fast-growing global movement of people and organisations committed to advancing 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.

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17
SDGs

140
Countries represented

4840
Individual members

3203
Member organisations

1bn
Lives touched

$2.2bn
Funding volume

17
SDGs

140
Countries represented

4840
Individual members

3203
Member organisations

1bn
Lives touched

$2.2bn
Funding volume

CCW2024 thank you

Thank you for this amazing Catalysing Change Week 2024, the world’s largest event led by social innovators and entrepreneurs to share knowledge, exchange ideas and accelerate collaborative systems change. 

Catalysing Change Week (CCW) 2024 was dedicated to Building the Social Innovation Sector and took place from 6 – 10 May. Our goal is to tackle system change solutions with action-oriented sessions that focus on (1) policy (2) thought leadership and (3) innovative solutions that will build our sector. 

Featured Highlights

Catalyst 2030 Awards for Systemic Change

Catalyst 2030 Awards

We asked the question “Who is best at helping social innovators to change the world?”

We celebrated the Catalyst 2030 Awards finalists and winners for 2023, live from Spencer House, London, 8 November.

CCW2023 in numbers

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.

Cities Ending Homelessness report

Cities Ending Homelessness – A joint initiative of Homeless World Cup and Catalyst 2030

Turning Wheels Guidebook 2023

Turning Wheels

Turning Wheels is a guidebook for social innovators to take concrete actions towards co-creating practical solutions for challenges in local communities.

Catalysing Change 2022 Report Page

Shifting Funding Practices

Join us in calling on donors and funders to remodel their traditional practices to more effectively support grassroots organisations and sustainable social impact.

Posts from the Media Hub

Member and Collaboration Posts

Prioritising wellbeing for social impact

In recent roundtable discussions, leaders in the social impact sector explored the question of how to prioritise community wellbeing.

Driving women’s inclusion in Metrology

Metrology, the science of measurement, is a fundamental pillar of the quality infrastructure system and plays a crucial role in contributing to the SDGs.

Early childhood education for urban families

The Opportunity Foundation Trust was established in India in 2012 to support the education of girls facing financial difficulties.

The magic of ethical gifting

Unleash the magic of ethical gifting with the Catalyst Market this holiday session, every gift a masterpiece of thoughtfulness, sustainability and local support.

Humanitarian crisis front lines

Alan Braithwaite of the Catalyst 2030 Disasters Group reflects on the challenges faced in the humanitarian sector and encourages your support.

Africa Academic Hub

The goal of this Academic Hub is to create a consortium of academic networks working on social entrepreneurship, SDGs and systems change.

Creativity Lab: Innovation for thriving communities

Egyptian and Palestinian women and children are being given a chance to arm themselves with skills to thrive within their communities.

Latin American culture woven in hammocks

Catalyst Market Member: The name of each Hamac del Sol product captures the essence of the weaver who created it, telling the artisan’s story.

Malaysian youth explore space with AstroX

AstroX was established in 2009 to generate interest and promote knowledge in aerospace and science among the younger generation.

Support a social economy. Shop the Catalyst Market.

Catalyst Market is your gateway to ethical and sustainable shopping. Every purchase has the power to make a positive impact on people and planet.

Resources

Wanting tools for better systems change, collaboration and fundraising?

Collaborations

How are Catalyst 2030 members collaborating to reach the SDGs?

Media Hub

Want to learn more about Catalyst 2030 news, members and their work?

Chapters

Interested in connecting with other Catalyst 2030 members in your area?

Reports from the Catalyst 2030 Community

Pathways to Transforming Education
An Investigation into Financing Transformation
Catalysting Collaboration report cover
Unlocking the Social Economy report cover

Our Ecosystem Partners*

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

Ashoka
Echoing Green
Schwab Foundation
Skoll Foundation

Founding and Fiscal Partner

One Family Foundation

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