A new, replicable model of collaborative philanthropy to support bold, proven opportunities that drive systems changes in health, education, and livelihoods in underserved communities


Few opportunities exist to efficiently and effectively aggregate resources, risk, and expertise in support of organizations with high impact potential. The most impactful and innovative organizations lack both capital and support to transform the systems in which they work


The Donor Collaborative connects philanthropists with proven opportunities poised to drive impact at scale. Selected organizations receive 5-year catalytic grants and world-class support from the donors, the Donor Collaborative team, and other advisors

GDI's Role

GDI is a strategic implementing partner to the Donor Collaborative. In this role, GDI provides strategic support, thought partnership in developing the Donor Collaborative's model and structure, and pipeline support with sourcing and vetting investment opportunities.

Key People

Alice Gugelev Director, GDI

Focus Area

Impact Escalated