It’s about big,
bold ideas that can
change the world.

Our Work

The Catalyst Fund

is a small grants program focused on early-stage, unconventional ideas that have the potential for disruptive change.

The Roddenberry Prize

is a biennial competition to crowd-source innovative solutions to issues that demand an immediate, bold, and global response.

The Roddenberry Fellowship

is a year-long fellowship for activists, community leaders, agitators, and advocates whose work promotes a more tolerant and inclusive society.

About Us

The foundation was created in a response to the urgency and complexity of the issues we now face and the growing and exponential impact our actions have on each other and our planet.

Origin
Philosophy
Approach

Our Blog

Social change is a communal endeavor. The ecosystem of changemakers, leaders, funders, activists, and journalists is as broad as it is varied.

Big Ideas

Highlighting creative, unconventional, and bold thinkers whose innovative approaches and unique positions are challenging us to think (and act) differently.

Network News

Highlighting the individuals and organizations who have supported our community through their time, advice, and insight and whose leadership is helping us move forward.