Grantee Profile

Marketing for International Development

Grants to Marketing for International Development

  • $345,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    HELSINKI, FINLAND — Marketing for International Development (M4ID) is a technology-focused social enterprise in Finland, specializing in building the capacity of those in the non-profit sector to more effectively use technology and new media to advance their work. Building on earlier work, M4ID staff is completing and launching the final version of Mimba, a digital community focused on maternal and reproductive health. The Mimba site is intended to advance maternal health by improving advocacy and communications efforts; connecting civil society organizations with individuals who wish to volunteer their services and with activists who will take action on behalf of a cause; by bringing together likeminded individuals who wish to self-organize around an issue; and by giving organizations a platform upon which to publicize materials, events, or activities.

  • $110,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    HELSINKI, FINLAND — Marketing for International Development (M4ID), a technology-focused social enterprise in Finland, will develop a prototype of a global, online community on maternal and reproductive health. In addition, detailed plans to develop the full site as well as to ensure long-term sustainability will be developed.

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    HELSINKI, FINLAND — To use technology to promote and advance maternal and reproductive health (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Marketing for International Development $730,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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