Overview

  • Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting, Service Providers
  • Staff6-25
  • Development BudgetLess than 1 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2014
Fast Forward accelerates tech nonprofits by investing money, providing training and mentoring, and increasing the visibility of tech nonprofits to scale them to impact. Fast Forward is the only organization dedicated to tech nonprofits as a sector, utilizing a well-established Silicon Valley playbook and applying it to nonprofits. Fast Forward is focused on this new addressable market for technology. Tech has changed how hey communicate, find jobs, request rides, discover love, and now how they solve social problems. Fast Forward scales organizations that combine the best tech with sustainable business models in areas like education, healthcare, and human rights. In support of this mission Fast Forward runs an accelerator program, which in three years has helped 23 tech nonprofits impact over 18.4M lives and raise $26M in follow-on funding. Fast Forward also hosts the Accelerate Good Global summit, maintains a comprehensive directory of tech-based nonprofits, and manages a tech-for-good job and volunteer board.  

Careers

Staff at Fast Forward have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • research & development
  • entrepreneurism
  • private sector development
  • reproductive health

Funders

  • goal global
  • acumen

Countries

  • worldwide
  • swaziland
  • botswana
  • belgium
  • lesotho

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • San Francisco
  • 1012 Torney Avenue, Suite 202

In the News

The Next Generation Development Professional

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21 July 2015
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9 October 2017
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9 November 2018
Produced in Partnership: Taking the Pulse

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20 September 2018
Noncommunicable diseases

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19 October 2017
World Health Organization

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31 January 2018
WHO election

Opinion: A new deal for health

2 May 2017

Experience

Primary sectors

Personnel / Human Resources
Events / Training
Monitoring / Evaluation
Trade Policy / Tariffs
Water Policy
Community Participation / Employment
Climate Change
Heritage
Data Management
Environmental Policy