Partners, Donors and Supporters
Field Ready relies on the generous support of numerous organizations. Watch our partner video here.
Our partner due diligence application can be found here.
Singularity University is a benefit corporation that provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help a range of groups understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people. As a "SU Company," Field Ready receives a number of technical supports and contributes to the network of people shaping the future.
The Field Innovation Team (FIT) deploys subject matter experts with various areas such as technology, design and disaster response. Based on the needs, FIT gets to work solving problems, generating innovative solutions to help in response and rebuilding efforts. FIT's solutions are sustainable and are implemented in real-time.
MakerBot is a leader in 3D Printing technology. With its range of easy-to-use printers and support including Thingiverse.com and MakerBot Academy, MakerBot provides means to make 3D printing far more accessible. Through in-kind support, Field Ready has become operational more quickly through MakerBot.
Made In Space is creating groundbreaking additive manufacturing technology for use in the space environment. By manufacturing space assets in space, as opposed to launching them from Earth, the company plans to accelerate and broaden space development while also providing access for people on Earth to use in-space capabilities. Made In Space provides technical assistance for Field Ready.
FabFoundation emerged from MIT’s Center for Bits & Atoms Fab Lab Program in 2009 to support the FabLab movement worldwide. The FabFoundation is funding and providing technical support to our project in Turkey.
Global Innovation Gathering, of which Field Ready is a member, is a group of community of innovation hub founders, community managers, makers and hackers from across the world, who exchange ideas and collaborate online as well as offline at various conferences worldwide.
Save the Children is a leading humanitarand and development organization dedicated to assisting children and their caregivers worldwide. Field Ready is partnering with Save the Children to innovate new WASH techniques with pilot activities in Myanmar.
A network of innovation labs that works within disaster areas to create new ideas, test them, scale them up and built better disaster responses.
IBM is one of the largest and best known technology companies in the world. The company is supporting Field Ready in its humanitarian efforts and in our MakerNet initiative.
Neverest provides unique travel and outdoor gear for those who live, work and travel in difficult and unuasual circumstances. As a supporter, Neverest has donated travel kits and other gear for Field Ready staff.
The Cisco Foundation was founded to "accelerate global problem solving through our technology and expertise to positively impact people, society, and the planet." The Cisco Foundation supports Field Ready's digital programs.
The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) supports organizations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance. Its vision is a humanitarian system that is capable of innovating and adapting to meet the needs of today and tomorrow. Field Ready received its first institutional grant from the HIF for assistance in Haiti and has received follow on funding to extend our approach.
Communitere International strives to unite local and international groups to operate as a community, thus increasing capacity and streamlining logistical operations. Communitere helps partners like Field Ready operate in a shared overhead environment, thus allowing their focus of operations to remain project based. We operate together in Haiti and Nepal.
World Vision is one of the largest and most respected international relief and development organizations. Field Ready is partnering with them in Nepal in the set up and management of an innovation lab to help those affected by the earthquake of April 2015.
The Chicago Community Trust has been a generous supporter of Field Ready's programs through the Elizabeth Louise Smith Fund.
Refugee Open Ware uses technology, co-creation and open innovation to promote peace and stability. Field Ready partners with ROW in its activities in Turkey.
Build Change, a US-based 501c3 NGO, aims to reduce the destruction wrought by typhoons and earthquakes through better construction of housing and schools. In Nepal, we work together on a number of activities including training engineers and construction workers.
The Global Humanitarian Lab is a partnership between affected populations, humanitarian organisations, the private sector and governments. The partnership fosters a holistic, user-centred, open approach to innovation as a means of overcoming barriers faced by affected populations in their daily life and humanitarian relief workers in their daily work.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ or "German Corporation for International Cooperation") is a company that specializes in international development and administers funds from BMZ. GIZ supports Field Ready in the establishment of the MakerNet.
Fantail makes outstanding documentaries and other videos.
A4ID is a charity that brings some of the world's leading law firms to support NGOs. Their partners provide pro bono support to Field Ready on a range of legal issues.
The Humanitarian Logistics Association is a membership association - to which Field Ready belongs - for humanitarian logistics professionals who respond to take relief to and create infrastructure for those affected by disasters.
Building Momentum is a technology development and consulting company, incorporating training, team-building, and hands-on technology solutions for a range of organizations. They provide technical assistance including augmenting our emergency surge capacity when needed.