Bracket-style crowdfunding for social good.
We help communities turn big ideas into big movements.

How it Works

Billion is divided into three stages

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Pitch & Rally

Fourteen movements rally their supporters for a chance to win the Billion Fund. The movements that raise the most money move on to the next stage.

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The top eight teams from the previous stage will compete at the Columbus Independents' Day Festival in a tournament to determine the winner.

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The winner of the tournament is awarded the Billion Fund. With the support from the community, the winner goes on to change the world.

Meet the Inaugural Billion Winner

The Columbus community has spoken!

A movement of fighting human trafficking one cleaner at a time. Cleaning for a Cause. Cleaning with Care.

Support Columbus Changemaker

These projects are no longer eligible for funding through Billion. However, they continue to make Columbus a better place every day. Check them out!

Hermetica brings a sustainable waste management system to Columbus. Our system is natural and efficient, and saves space, time and energy.

Bootstrapping toward sustainability. Local/ affordable community workshops/ trainings–food to solar­–empowering individuals/ communities ...

Fairflo is a centralized marketplace for Fair Trade goods. Fairflo is focused on improving accessibility for the user and transparency fo...

We are equipping foster care alumni to launch pop-up social enterprises via training, coaching and the opportunity to receive micro-loans.

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