"ready to lift the voices that will inform how we channel technology for good."


Unfinished work to strengthen civic life in the digital age.

Unfinished is a network of over 40 partners representing different fields such as technology, academia, social impact and the arts.

Unfinished – imagining the future of technology, culture, and governance to create a thriving multiracial democracy and just economy. Unfinished host events and creates collaborative projects such as Project Liberty, Unfinished Live, Learning Salons, Activations, Pop-up conversations, and Unfinished Camps.

All affiliated partners in the Unfinished Network are invited to apply for activation grants. During 2021-2022 Max Stenbeck Charitable Trust supported approved activations. Examples include:  

Heartland Forward

Nonprofit “think and do tank” focused on improving economic performance in the Heartland Region. 

Activation: Building and scaling digital education and equity programs in low-income and rural communities as states and local leaders are deploying the federal dollars to support high-speed internet equitably.

The Aspen Institute

Global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society.

Founded in 1949, the Institute drives change through conferences, leadership programs, and action to help solve the most important challenges facing the United States and the world.


Nonprofit design lab that builds art and media experiments to amplify the most important movements of our times.

Activation: A metaverse artist-in-residence project focused on youth mental health that links artists, organizations, teachers, and students in shared virtual spaces, with real-world activations.


The world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs and changemakers.

Activation: A seven-part learning collective journey on exploring Web3 with and by social entrepreneurs.

New Public

Aims to inspire and connect designers and technologists to build more, flourishing digital public spaces.

Activation: Governance design sprint and learning group for developing Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) with community groups to create tech that genuinely serves local communities.

… and many more …