Pace from the Latin word for Peace, and Able for improving the individual’s capacity for a fulfilling, productive life.
Bay Area Native, love for business development and negotiation in and for startups – hoping to help social impact entrepreneurs with the same.
Bay Area native and social impact aficionado, obsessed with impact.
Jenna Wachtel Pronovost
Jenna Wachtel Pronovost is the Executive Director of the Ravenswood Education Foundation. Having served over 20 years in education as a former kindergarten and first grade teacher, preschool coach and non-profit leader and board member, she is passionate about the power and potential of high-quality educational opportunities, especially for our most vulnerable children and families. Jenna and her husband Robert, a fellow educator, are raising their two young children in Redwood City, CA.
How We Work
Review & Converse
Who We Fund
Technology that improves farmers’ productivity and profitability.
Innovations that create jobs and increase the capacity of society.
Programs that boost school achievement for children of color.
Our grantee partners span from Gulu, Uganda to Hanoi, Vietnam. And they all have committed teams working hard to improve lives through their social ventures. Read their blog posts to learn how they incorporated startup know-how to get their business basics right.