Agora Partnerships

Become a partner

Authentic partnership is core to our approach – it’s so important to us we put it in our name. Our partners make everything we do possible. Together, we are accelerating the shift to a more sustainable economy.

If you are a philanthropist, foundation, corporation or government interested in supporting entrepreneurial solutions to pressing social problems, we invite you to learn more about how we may be able to partner together. Agora offers a number of different opportunities to support entrepreneurs who are working to accelerate the shift to a more sustainable economy.

Please contact if you are interested in any of the partnership opportunities above.


We rely on our extensive network of partners to identify and serve our entrepreneurs and to magnify our field building efforts.


Philanthropic partners provide critical ongoing support to Agora’s general programs and initiatives.

PLATINUM PARTNERS ($100,000+): Argidius Foundation • Ashoka • DOEN Foundation • Inter-American Development Bank • McNulty Foundation • RSF Social Finance Full Circle Fund • South Korea Fund, IDB • The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation • The Rockefeller Foundation • Thriive Inc. • United Nations Foundation Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves • United States Agency for International Development

SUPPORTERS ($10,000+): Adam J. Weissman Foundation • ANDE Capital Development Fund • AVINA Foundation • Barbara and Arthur Powell • Citi Foundation • Clarence and Anne Dillion Dunwalke Trust • Donnalee Steele & Gene Troub • Ellis Foundation • Halloran Philanthropies • Holly Huffman • John and Luisa Troubh • Kellogg Foundation • Peter and Pam Flaherty • Third Creek Foundation • Thomas and Jeanne Hardy • Tom Roberts • West Foundation • Western Union Foundation.


Philanthropic Angel Investors

These institutions and individuals, acting as venture philanthropists, provided key unrestricted philanthropic support to Agora Partnerships in our early years. We are deeply grateful for their faith in us and their recognition that social entrepreneurs, like business entrepreneurs, require investors to launch and grow.

INSTITUTIONS: Argidius Foundation • Ashoka •The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation • The Rockefeller Foundation

INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES: Adam J. Weissman Foundation • Barbara and Arthur Powell • Donnalee Steele & Gene Troub • Peter and Pam Flaherty • Thomas and Jeanne Hardy • The Tierney Family Foundation • Tom Roberts • West Foundation

Pipeline Partners

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Media Partners







Network Partners

Agora co-founders Ben Powell and Ricardo Terán Terán have been selected to be a part of a number of networks as a result of their achievements and success as founders of Agora Partnerships.









University partners

More than 200 students and student groups have contributed immeasurable value over the years and have helped Agora grow! A special thanks to the following universities:

Columbia Business School • Darden School of Business • Emory University • FGV Brazil • Fuqua School of Business • Haverford College • INCAE Business School • Kellogg school of Management • DcDonough School of Business • NYU Wagner • Stern School of Business • The Beeck Center at Georgetown University • The Wharton School • University of Maryland • William Davidson Institute • Yale School of Management

Pro Bono partners

Clifford Chance • Gerson Lehrman Group • Salesforce Foundation • Ricardo and Karla Teran

Join Us

Contact us if you are interested in partnering with Agora.

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