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Help us build a world beyond poverty

Dear Friends of Acumen, As 2011 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the past year and the many headline stories of financial uncertainty, political uprisings, and natural disasters. Everywhere are signs of growing recognition that the status quo is no…Read More

Spread the Movement for a World Beyond Poverty

Click below and invite your friends to join Acumen Fund on Facebook Causes! Together we can bring choice, not charity, to the developing world and develop sustainable businesses that serve the poor.

We Need You To Lead Us: Join Our Community

Dear Friends of Acumen Fund on Facebook Causes, In his book Tribes, Seth Godin discusses how change is best effected by a group of like-minded individuals united around a powerful idea. Acumen Fund was founded on such an idea: we believe that Patient Capital…Read More

Help make 2010 a year rich in dignity

As 2009 comes to a close, we wanted to say thank you for your generous support. Over the past 8 years we have helped 44 businesses in East Africa & South Asia provide safe water, affordable healthcare, housing, and energy to over 30 million people,…Read More

Acumen Fund: Have you seen this video?

We have a new 90 second video, "Good...Better...Even Better", which explains how Acumen Fund is tackling poverty in a different way. So far, almost 30,000 people have seen it and the response has been very…Read More

From Acumen Fund: The Blue Sweater by Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz launches TODAY!

Dear Friend, Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz's book The Blue Sweater launches TODAY! Books are available through - Amazon…Read More

Become an Acumen Fund fan!!

Show your support for Acumen Fund by becoming a fan on Acumen Fund's page on Facebook, where you can access the latest news, participate in discussions, view and comment on videos and photographs and stay in touch with the latest updates from us! You can…Read More
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