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Powered By Action

Powered by Action

To provide universal access to resources and services that help developing and distressed communities become more self-sufficient.

Founded: 2010 by Andre P. Hughes, Zhu-Song Mei

  • Program Area

    Education, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Location of Impact

    Global, United States, Ethiopia, Ghana
  • Headquarters Location

    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Racial or Ethnicity Minority

Powered by Action is a 501(c)3 organization that amplifies the efforts of those trying to change the world by connecting people anywhere as though they were in the same room. Our expertise is powering the work of activists, experts, and people with know-how by demolishing the barriers between them and the people they want to help. We believe connections build movements. People with knowledge and innovative ideas are already out there – they simply need help helping others. That’s where we come in. As global technology leaders, we know how to build systems that empower nonprofit organizations to reach more people effectively. Our expertise powers theirs.

Funders and Awards

Big Heart Ventures, Andre P. Hughes, The Wege Foundation