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ABOUT

Crystal Springs Foundation (CSF) is named for Crystal Springs Farm, the old dairy farm where the Murrays live. 

CSF supports a handful of carefully selected high-impact organizations whose leaders and employees have a knack for dramatically improving the world.  This support is provided via grants and program related investments (PRIs).  The foundation does not respond to unsolicited requests for assistance. 

We encourage like-minded individuals, families and foundations to support some or all of these high-impact organizations.  

 

ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT

ASHESI UNIVERSITY

Founded in 2002, Ashesi University's mission is to educate ethical and entrepreneurial leaders in Africa; to cultivate critical thinking skills, concern for others and the courage it will take to transform their continent.

CAPRIA

Capria (formerly Unitus Seed Fund)
focuses on "impact investing" in three areas:  social, financial, and ecosystem.  With this clear definition of impact, Capria can select and scale businesses serving low-income populations in India.

ELEPHANT VOICES

Founded in 2002, the mission of ElephantVoices is to study elephant cognition, communication and social behavior  Additionally, ElephantVoices promotes the scientifically sound and ethical management and care of elephants.

ENGAGE NOW AFRICA

Engage Now Africa seeks to strengthen individuals, families, and communities to end poverty by teaching principles of sustainability focused on education, micro-credit, clean water, medical services, orphan support, and ending modern slavery.

FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN ~ SEATTLE

Friends of the Children – Seattle was founded in 2000 as a chapter of a nationwide organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring. Research show that the single most important factor for building resiliency in children who face the highest risks is a long-term, consistent, relationship with a caring adult.

THE OTHER SIDE ACADEMY

The mission of The Other Side Academy is to help individuals whose lives have been eroded by destructive and toxic lifestyles and choices.  Many students have never lived a functional lifestyle. The Other Side Academy provides tools and education that lead these individuals to a life of self-reliance.

PATAMAR CAPITAL

The mission of Patamar Capital (formerly Unitus Impact Partners) is to improve economic opportunities for Asia’s low-income communities. They do this through venture capital investments in Asia's fastest growing economies.

SHELTERBOX

The mission of Shelterbox is to help the most vulnerable by providing aid during times of disaster or conflict.  ShelterBox strives to turn despair into hope.

ST. MARY'S MISSION HOSPITAL

The mission of St. Mary's Mission Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, is to focus on healthcare ministry to the low-income communities. St. Mary's provides healthcare services and outreach programs in response to the surrounding communities’ needs.