About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Website: www.i-probono.com

Started: 2009

Based: London

i-Probono has a global reach which enables lawyers to engage with projects around the world. Over 30,000 lawyers and 1000 civil society organisations have access to i-Probono's database. To date, over 240 projects have been successfully matched, around 87 % of the projects posted.

The organisation incorporated in 2009 and now sits on the Attorney General's International Pro Bono Committee.

i-Probono was founded by Shireen Irani, a qualified UK solicitor with previous experience in the voluntary sector in the UK, the US, and India. The plan for the site is expand into other professional sectors, eventually offering organisations access to a wide range of pro bono professional skills.