Scaling Change

BRIDGE Accelerator

BRIDGE Accelerator is a pivotal 25-week journey for grassroots movements striving to ignite civic engagement and advocacy throughout Texas's diverse communities. It stands as the first state-based accelerator in the U.S. specifically for civic startups, offering a combination of substantial funding, tailored workshops, and personalized mentoring.

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Program Offerings

Investing in Potential

$50,000 in Unrestricted Funding

Enable focus and growth without constraints.

Fundraising Support

Assistance in connecting with donor networks to secure additional backing.

Cultivating Leaders

Retreats & Workshops

Spaces for strategy, skill-building, and networking with like-minded advocates and donors.

Bi-Weekly Coaching

Guidance to navigate the challenges of driving social change.

Building Capacity

Holistic Advising

Support for strategic planning, board recruitment, and financial management.

Resource Development

Access to financial advice and operational tools to lay the foundation for scalable success.

Sustainable Impact

Graduates of BRIDGE Accelerator emerge with a solid plan for the future, including multi-year strategies, fundraising plans, and the essential systems and tools needed to sustain and grow their impact.

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2024 Program Highlights

Accelerator 3 & 4

Focused on scaling organizations to graduate with a fortified presence in their communities.

Accelerator 5

Open to all Texas-based organizations, welcoming new visionaries into the fold.

Accelerator 6

Tailored to nurture Greater Houston area initiatives for local and regional progress.

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 Let’s ignite the spark of transformation that will reshape our society.

Your vision, our support—endless possibilities.