SAF Grantee: The Impact Ledger

Social Alpha Foundation
2 min readJan 28, 2019

The Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA) has received a six-figure grant from the Social Alpha Foundation (SAF) to build its latest project known as The Impact Ledger, the definitive registry of social impact blockchain projects, spanning the nonprofit, public, and for-profit sectors.

The Impact Ledger will promote understanding and flow of resources to blockchain for social impact projects. The Impact Ledger will also facilitate access to information about projects in specific verticals, including education , health and environment.

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BTA Team Bio:

Tomicah Tillemann

Tomicah Tillemann is the Co-founder of the BTA, Chair of the Global Blockchain Business Council, and a member of the Advisory Board of Bitfury. Between 2010 and 2014, Dr. Tillemann served under Hillary Clinton and John Kerry as the Secretary of State’s Senior Advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies.

Allison Price

Allison Price is the Executive Director of the BTA. She previously served in senior public affairs positions with the Department of Justice and Peace Corps. Allison has worked at the intersection of public policy and communications for Obama for America, Center for American Progress, and Stonebridge International.

Dahna Goldstein

Dahna Goldstein is a New America Bretton Woods II Fellow. She was the Founder and CEO of PhilanTech, which was acquired by Altum. Dahna previously worked for Ashoka and Blue Ridge Foundation New York. She teaches Technology Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University and is co-developing a blockchain course to be taught at American University.



Social Alpha Foundation

A non-profit grant-making organisation that supports individuals and collectives utilising Blockchain technology for positive social change.