Innovate with us. Impact Labs is a collaborative program to co-design innovative technology solutions that address the toughest social issues facing us today.

Impact Labs

Innovating Together Impact Labs is a place for cross-sector collaboration.

We believe innovation is part creativity and part risk — both things nonprofits, universities, schools and philanthropies don’t always have the luxury to explore. We combine the expertise of nonprofits and educators with the power of the Salesforce ecosystem to take risks, find new solutions, and address complex social issues together.

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Addressing Challenges

Addressing Challenges

What type of social issues do we take on?

We collaborate on the biggest, most complex social challenges. We tackle big questions like, “how might we ensure sustainable access to nutritious food for children where they live and learn?” and “How might we improve healthcare delivery to mothers in rural populations?”

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Challenge Selection

How will we select challenges?

1. We select challenges aligned to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

2. We take a fail-forward, iterative approach, and are looking to launch a solutions in less than a year.

3. We invest in areas where there is the most demand from nonprofits and educational institutions.

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Leveraging Technology to Amplify Impact in Housing & Homlessness

Our Projects

What are examples of past and current Impact Labs?

Our inaugural Impact Lab focused on leveraging technology to address challenges in affordable housing and homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Check out these resources to learn more:

How it works.

Share Challenges

Tell us what social issue you think could be impacted through technology advancements.

Convene Changemakers

We select a challenge and gather community members to address it through a collaborative design sprint.

Develop Tech Solutions

We test ideas with the community before coding and launching solutions for all to use.


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