3rd Creek Foundation

Working toward a world free from poverty.


We support early stage programs that create sustained economic improvement & dignity for the ultra poor.

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Our Approach

As a small foundation, we deploy small amounts of capital to achieve significant, sustainable, and meaningful impact. Our theory of change details how.

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On the Blog

Rose Achieng and her cofounders enjoy rapid success of their new fashion shop, seeded by the Village Enterprise graduation program in rural western Kenya. 

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Grant Partners

Our grants are investments in partners and programs intended to create economic opportunity and dignity for the ultra poor.

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Impact Investments

We make impact investments in organizations creating dignified economic opportunities for people experiencing poverty.

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We believe small amounts of capital, given at the right time, can lead to transformational change.

See how we evaluate our belief and our work.

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Support A Project!

Our grant partners run outstanding projects that can benefit from additional support. Click the button below to learn more about unique partner programs that you can help today! 

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