Nonprofits - Particle For Good
Helping schools, universities, and nonprofits create a brighter future with IoT
About Particle for Good
We stand with you in your commitment to use the Internet of Things to make a positive impact. Particle for Good supports innovators in their quest to promote equality, protect our environment, empower underserved communities, and any other effort to bring about positive social change with IoT.
Particle for Good makes it easy for educators, universities, and nonprofits to leverage IoT
Discounts on the Particle platform
Receive free hardware samples to start prototyping on our platform, and receive 100K Data Operations/month via our Free Plan, and an additional 720K Data Operations Block for free, once you graduate from our Free Plan.
Our support team helps to ensure a great IoT experience.
Access to private communities
Gain access to a private Slack group to share insights and best practices with other Particle for Good members.
Collaborate with our marketing team to share your story alongside Particle.
Member Success Stories
Many organizations are investing in a brighter future using Particle
Shifted Energy is driving the energy economy to 100% renewable. Electric water heaters act as a battery to temporarily store renewable energy during the day, which utility companies use to shift energy loads during peak demand hours.
With Particle’s platform, Shifted Energy is retrofitting already deployed water heaters into energy storage units.
Opti helps prevent urban flooding before it happens. Their smart system proactively monitors weather forecasts and actuates drainage valves to minimize sewer overflows and environmentally hazardous run-off.
Opti’s Particle-powered solution is helping shield communities from nature's most extreme events.
Envirofit provides cookstoves for the millions of people in poverty that do not have access to gas or electricity.
Envirofit uses Particle to monitor and quantify the environmental and health benefits of their cookstoves.
CleanBlu is revolutionizing the wastewater treatment industry with Internet-connected water reuse technologies.
With Particle, CleanBlu helps residents and commercial industries connect their water systems to the internet so they can not only monitor and control them wirelessly, but operate them autonomously.
To qualify for the Particle for Good program, you must be an organization that has a documented purpose of serving the public or a social enterprise with a mission that aligns with our objectives and focus areas.
Qualifying organizations include:
- Public-benefit corporations
The four main areas we believe IoT can make a significant social impact:
Protecting the world's natural assets and promoting responsible use of resources
Creating opportunity and improving quality of life in emerging economies
Developing efficient and conscientious methods of energy creation, distribution, and usage in order to ensure continued availability
Promoting equal economic, political, and social rights for everyone