Benefunder – Hybrid Funding Channel for Research and Innovation
Benefunder is a hybrid organization that has created a new funding channel for research and innovation while providing philanthropists with a smarter and more meaningful way to give. Benefunder is the first marketplace that matches philanthropists directly with research and other programs at top institutions. They bring access, efficiency, and engagement to donors, facilitating greater impact while providing a scalable source of funding for principal investigators. Benefunder integrates with wealth management by partnering with donor-advised fund (DAF) administrators. They act as a philanthropic specialist to financial advisors, private bankers, and family offices, allowing them to expand their service and relationship opportunities. Benefunder is reducing the innovation deficit by providing a new funding channel for research and promoting commercialization. They help donors enhance their impact, reduce overhead, and increase engagement through their giving. Creating more meaningful and effective charitable giving helps enhance lives and invigorate the economy. They are disrupting the philanthropic landscape by providing critical funding to keep pushing innovation forward. This will be added to Financial Sources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™.