Nonprofit CareMessage raises over $3.7M to improve health literacy


Nonprofit technology organization CareMessage has managed to raise more than $3.7 million in multi-year support to improve health literacy and disease self-management for underserved populations of the United States.

The fundraising campaign was led by The Pershing Square Foundation, which has committed $1.5 million over two years. Also participating in the campaign were more than two dozen institutional and individual donors, including the prestigious venture philanthropy firm Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, the William K. Bowes Jr. Foundation, Peter Bing, Paul Buchheit, Coleman Fung, Chris Eyre, Joseph Gleberman, Matt Glickman, Wilfred Jaeger, Kathy Kemper, John Kissick, Lata Krishnan, John Levin, Antony Ressler and Gene Tiger Sykes.

CareMessage is a Stanford University-born and Y Combinator-backed nonprofit technology organization based in San Francisco determined to transform healthcare for disadvantaged populations through the use of mobile technology. With this latest round, the organization has raised a total of $4.2 million.