Translating Science to Advance Human Potential
BrainFutures accelerates adoption of effective applications of neuroscientific advances. We provide rigorous analysis of these interventions, write translational issue briefs that fill knowledge gaps, and build coalitions of influencers to advocate for equitable and responsible access to the best brain-based innovations science has to offer.
Linda RainesCEO, Co-Founder
Henry Harbin, MDCo-Founder, Behavioral Health Care Consultant
Holly McCormackChief Strategy Officer
Catalyzing impact in the science of the brain and mind
BrainMind is a platform and community catalyzing innovations in neuroscience that further human potential. With new philanthropic and investing approaches, BrainMind cultivates ideas that can be translated from labs into interventions that will benefit mankind. BrainMind Ecosystem members include top brain scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and policymakers.
Michael McCullough, MDCo-founder & President
Diana SavilleCo-founder & CCO
Calvin NguyenCo-founder & COO
Center for Humane Technology
Realigning technology with humanity's best interests
The Center for Humane Technology tackles the problem of how technology externalizes a cascade of harms to individuals and to our society, including addiction, manipulation, propaganda and undermining social relationships.
Tristan HarrisCo-founder & Executive Director
Randy FernandoCo-founder & Head of Operations
Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential at UCSB
Using rigorous science to create transformative courses
The Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at UC Santa Barbara combines science, technology and education to create optimally effective mindfulness training that gives students greater influence over their thoughts and emotions.
Jonathan Schooler, Ph.D.Co-founder & Director
Michael Mrazek, Ph.D.Co-founder & Director of Research
Center for Transformative Technology
Leveraging tech to elevate the human mind
Through an annual conference, an entrepreneurial academy, and local chapters around the world, the Center for Transformative Technology aims to serve as the nexus point for technologies that will radically enhance mental health, wellbeing and human flourishing.
Nichol BradfordTTC Co-founder & Executive Director
Rui MaTTA Co-founder TTL
Dr. Jeffrey MartinCo-founder
Contemplative Sciences Center at UVA
Honoring the great perfections
The Dzokchen Project explores innovative ways to contribute to the preservation, development, and support of the living transmission of the Great Perfection traditions in the present and future, both in their traditional forms in the past and in new creative extensions, for the benefit of all.
David GermanoExecutive Director
Foundation for Self Leadership
Empowering lives through self discovery
The Foundation for Self Leadership is driven by a vision of a world in which all individuals, regardless of background or fortune in life, can harness their innate wisdom to achieve and sustain emotional healing and well-being. Inspired by the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model, we promote the paradigm and practice of Self-discovery and development through scientific research, public advocacy, and responsive services to communities in need.
Toufic Hakim, PhDExecutive Director
Healing Advocacy Fund
A New Path For Healing
The Healing Advocacy Fund is the nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of Oregon’s voter-created psilocybin therapy program through education and advocacy.
Sam ChapmanExecutive Director
Graham BoydBoard Member
David BronnerBoard Member
Our mission is to inspire a more mindful humanitarian world
Based in Los Angeles, iACT is a groundbreaking international action organization with a vision of a world where the dignity, humanity, and agency of conflict-affected people are recognized, affirmed, and supported. To achieve this, iACT invests in individual and community growth and wellbeing; utilizes education, sports, and human rights program frameworks to create opportunities and spaces for refugees to lead; and, provides training and technical advisement to humanitarians, NGOs, and philanthropists to steward systems-level change. Our team of influential and experienced changemakers—refugee and non-refugee alike—work with agility and creativity to shift power to communities and create long-term individual and community transformation. We are accountable and responsible to the communities we work alongside.
Gabriel StauringFounder, Chief of Vision & Strategy
Katie-Jay ScottExecutive Director
Oumda Al-fateh TarboshProgram Coordinator
Leave prison before you get out
Insight-Out serves prisoners and victims through a year-long intensive program that transforms suffering and violence into learning and healing.
Jacques VerduinFounder & Executive Director
Kim Grose MooreDeputy Director
Inward Bound Mindfulness Education
Mindfulness retreats for youth
Inward Bound Mindfulness Education builds and conducts in-depth mindfulness programming for youth, parents, and professionals who support them.
Jessica MoreyExecutive Director
A path of primordial light
Kedumah (Hebrew for “primordial”) is a universal mystical school that teaches a step-by-step approach to spiritual awakening, personal development, and inner freedom.
Zvi lsh-Shalom, Ph.DFounder
A Well-Being Community for Educators
Millennium is building a national network of educators, organized peer-to-peer coaching circles, to support each other and develop skills critical to cultivating conscious well-being in the classroom.
Jeff SnipesFounder & Chairman
Mindfulness Director Initiative
Creating mindful communities, one school at a time
Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) works to make the transformative power of mindfulness a reality for school communities by facilitating the comprehensive and nuanced integration of mindfulness into schools through the Mindfulness Director Model—thereby enhancing the well-being of students and strengthening our society.
Marc WaxmanCo-Founder & Executive Director
Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative
Philanthropists supporting psychedelic research & treatments
The Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative convenes and guides philanthropic support for psychedelic research, treatments, and patient access. PSFC was formed from the recognition that psychedelic medicine has incredible potential and a clear path to broader acceptance but has been systemically underfunded for decades.
Joe GreenCo-Founder and President of PSFC
Graham BoydCo-Founder and Executive Director of PSFC
A contemporary spiritual path
The Ridhwan Foundation supports and preserves the integrity of the Diamond Approach teaching, a path to attain spiritual maturity and completeness, as well as open-ended and on-going unfoldment. The teaching combines time-honored spiritual practices with modern psychological understanding.
Seth SchapiroExecutive Director
Treating depression at scale in Africa
StrongMinds treats depression in women in Africa, so that they may lead healthy, productive and satisfying lives. Our innovative approach adapts Group Interpersonal Therapy, a rigorously- tested therapeutic model that can be delivered by trained community members. StrongMinds is the only organization scaling a proven, cost-effective solution to the depression epidemic in Africa.
Sean MayberryFounder & Executive Director
The Philanthropy Workshop
Accelerating social impact by mobilizing a global network of strategic investors.
Originally incubated within the Rockefeller Foundation 25 years ago and replicated by the Hewlett Foundation, TPW is now the largest network of its kind. TPW's global community of 450+ social investors and philanthropists are united by their shared commitment to unlock resources, lifelong learning, collaboration, and entrepreneurial approaches to tackle the world’s most challenging problems, leading with curiosity, humility, and transparency.
Renee KaplanChief Executive Officer