Founded in 1999, Skoll Foundation provides a range of social services to the community. It operates various programs related to tolerance and human rights, health, environmental sustainability, economic and social equity, institutional responsibility, and peace and security. The organization works with several nonprofit organizations to provide employment opportunities. Skoll Foundation s flagship award program, Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship, provides grants to social entrepreneurs who work for the society. Skoll Foundation organizes various conferences and workshops on social issues. It also operates The Skoll Fund, which is a supporting organization. It also publishes newsletters, speeches and articles and is located in Palo Alto, Calif.