Investing in a world that's worth it.

Step 1) Fundraiser held for a worthy cause Step 2) Charitable Innovations loans to entrepreneurs around the world Step 3) Entrepreneurs pull families out of poverty using loans Step 4) Repaid money goes to original cause

Who we help

We help people break the cycle of poverty


  • 100%

    repayment to original cause
  • 158

    loans currently being repaid
  • $14,150

    micro-loaned to entrepreneurs
  • Twelve

    countries of operation

What's new

Friends Brian Collette and Michael Barton were high school juniors last year sitting in Barton’s Indian Hill basement watching “Inside Job,” a movie about the 2008 mortgage crisis. As the boys listened to the film explain how mortgages were bundled and sold, a light bulb went...