All of Blueprint’s work is open source because we believe in building technology that makes us more open and connected.
1951 Coffee Company is a nonprofit specialty coffee organization that promotes the well-being of the refugee community in the United States by providing job training and employment to refugees, asylees, and special immigrant visa holders while educating the surrounding community about refugee life and issues. They are a local nonprofit, and you can support them in by visiting any of their coffee shops in Berkeley!
DC Central Kitchen is a nationally-recognized community kitchen that recycles food from around Washington, D.C. and uses it as a tool to train unemployed adults to develop work skills while providing thousands of meals for local service agencies in the process.
People Power Solar Cooperative is building a movement toward expanding access to affordable residential solar power in California. To do so, they crowdsource investments from low-income communities to install solar panels on homes and then distribute any revenue generated by the solar panels back to the community as dividend. By implementing this novel community-owned revenue-sharing model, People Power is on a mission to uplift communities using the power of renewable energy.
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) aims to become the world’s most widely used solution for companies and individuals to eliminate food waste in their communities, making food rescue sustainable and universal, and food hunger a thing of the past. By connecting companies and individuals with leftover food with food pantries and homeless shelters who need food donations, RLC strives to reduce food waste and food hunger at the same time.
The Arctic Institute is a Washington, D.C. based non-profit, which helps many coastal communities in the American Arctic to recover from climate change disasters. The affected communities need volunteers, who would guide them through adaptation and cultural preservation.
Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a non-profit in Boston, MA with a mission to promote computer user freedom. The organization aims to secure freedom for computer users by promoting the development and use of free software and documentation—particularly the GNU operating system—and by campaigning against threats to computer user freedom like Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) and software patents.
SFAI is a non-profit college with a diverse community of artists and scholars, dedicated to the intrinsic value of art. Technology is always redefining creativity and art in many different forms. But, how can we make it more accessible to everyone? We are partnering with the San Francisco Art Institute to tackle this challenge by contributing to the development of the digital art market.
How do we provide the homeless with quality shelter no matter where they are in the world? HomePointr CIC is a Scotland based non-profit that connects housing providers with referral agencies to efficiently pair homeless to the most suitable housing options.
RMI seeks to transform global energy use to create a cleaner, low-carbon future. To do this, they collect large amounts of detailed information on commercial buildings in order to analyze and suggest policies for reducing energy consumption. Our project aims to help RMI collect this immense amount of valuable data in a flexible, efficient way.
Re-Plate is a Berkeley nonprofit that aims to use technology to eliminate food waste and hunger in the community. They collect surplus food donations from businesses and deliver the food to homeless shelters and people in need.
The DREAM Project is a nonprofit focused on education located in the Dominican Republic. The goal of DREAM is to provide high quality, holistic, and sustainable education to children, youth, and young adults in communities where there may not exist programs or opportunities for them to effectively take part in otherwise.
Veterans 360 is a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 by Rick Collins. It is an organization that has had six years of active operations helping young veterans cope with transition and PTS/TBI challenges and has supported hundreds of young veterans with everything from simple financial support to complete PTS and mental health support.
Lava Mae is a nonprofit organization founded in 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Lava Mae's main goal is to serve the city's homeless who lack access to basic sanitation.
Roots of Success is an international organization that provides educational resources to teachers who serve in communities impacted by poverty and unemployment.
The Data Science Education Program is an initiative at UC Berkeley that aims to expand data science learning for undergrads, and is designed for students from non-technical backgrounds.
Forte is a Berkeley nonprofit that strives to make music lessons more affordable for children from underserved communities. They match K-12 students with college-age teachers, and offer over 12 instruments.
Provides a way for Berkeley public school teachers to fund classroom projects.
Provides a secure way for the homeless to sign up for services and for volunteers to collect data.
Allows tech and design professionals around the Bay Area to teach courses at the Oakland Digital Office.