The Happy Learning Center seeks to dramatically improve the lives of people and the world around
us through innovative strategies, systems changing approaches, and the latest technologies. Our
goal is to find social entrepreneurs with dynamic ideas and nurture them at the early stages with
maximum leverage and total commitment.
Prospects for our business comes from a vast field of compelling ideas and dedicated leaders. We
concentrate our selection on the capabilities of the founder, the scalability of the model, and the
potential impact of the organization on the world.
Remarkable leaders are essential to an organization’s success. We seek out entrepreneurs who
exhibit characteristics of extraordinary leadership: vision, intelligence, influence, ambition,
discretion and follow-through. We ask ourselves, “Can the entrepreneur handle challenges?
Manage people? Communicate effectively? Strategically access opportunities?” Happy Learning
Center grant recipients have proven track records that demonstrate a full spectrum of
To affect meaningful change upon the major issues of our time, we need big solutions to big
problems. We support organizations that can expand enough to directly benefit a large number of
beneficiaries and impart enough momentum to influence broader systems that encumber progress.
Scaled organizations act as models to other groups in the sector and have the clout to affect
policy, public opinion, and economies.
We look for leveraged solutions that create lasting positive change. We look for game-changing
ideas that create better opportunities and outcomes for the future.