Optimist films have changed 406,869 lives and counting.

We invite you to read our 10-year Impact Report, an overview of our films, impact campaigns, and community initiatives to date. With this, we offer a heartfelt thanks to our global community of supporters, who have kept us going for the past decade, and a special shoutout to the Creative Visions Foundation, our fiscal sponsor. We are excited for the next chapter!

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Below is a glimpse of some of our impact highlights over the years:

The U.S.

20.4 million lbs

of food given to communities in need

The U.S.

40,000

educators received access to bespoke financial education resources

GUATEMALA

77,853

Guatemalan entrepreneurs received micro loans to launch small businesses

GUATEMALA

500

homes with clean water

GUATEMALA

1,000

Guatemalan student scholarships

GUATEMALA

1

new preschool & nutrition center

SYRIA

265,023

refugee children with learning materials

SYRIA

3,726

teachers with trainings

SYRIA

3

Syrian families resettled to Canada

The U.S.

250

asylum seekers provided with pro-bono immigration services

The U.S.

20.4 million lbs

of food given to communities in need

The U.S.

40,000

educators received access to bespoke financial education resources

GUATEMALA

77,853

Guatemalan entrepreneurs received micro loans to launch small businesses

GUATEMALA

500

homes with clean water

GUATEMALA

1,000

Guatemalan student scholarships

GUATEMALA

1

new preschool & nutrition center

SYRIA

265,023

refugee children with learning materials

SYRIA

3,726

teachers with trainings

SYRIA

3

Syrian families resettled to Canada

The U.S.

250

asylum seekers provided with pro-bono immigration services
These outcomes are achieved because individuals like you have donated, used our curriculums, hosted screenings, and signed petitions. Join us to continue this work with our new films This Is Not Financial Advice and Champions of the Golden Valley.

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