Two relatively new organizations, though not award winners, were cited by our board of advisers for their extraordinary potential:
Cambridge, Massachusetts | www.ecologicfinance.org  | Executive Director: William Foote
EcoLogic provides loans and financial training to environmentally minded businesses, promoting grassroots sustainable economic development in rural areas of Latin America and East Africa.
San Francisco, California | www.taprootfoundation.org  | President: Aaron Hurst
Taproot strenghtens nonprofit organizations by harnessing the skills of business professionals to provide marketing, human resources, and capacity-building services, either for free or at discounted rates.