askBYS - Photo by Bainbridge Youth Services

Bainbridge Youth Services

Funding Area: Health

Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) is a 62 year old nonprofit dedicated to promoting the social and emotional well-being of adolescents in Kitsap County, WA through counseling and diverse outreach programs and services.

Microfinance Meeting in India. Copyright © 2004 by Charles M. Tomberg

Grameen Foundation

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation

Grameen Foundation helps the world’s poorest people reach their full potential, connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need. We provide access to essential financial services and information on agriculture and health.

Achuar House. Photo by Rainforest Partnership

Rainforest Partnership

Funding Area: Environment

Rainforest Partnership is an international non-profit social enterprise focused on protecting tropical rainforests. We partner with communities in Latin America to develop sustainable economic alternatives to deforestation, making it more valuable for them to keep their forests standing. By...

Whidbey Camano Land Trust - Cac Kamak. From http://www.wclt.org

Whidbey Camano Land Trust

Funding Area: Environment

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust protects our islands’ natural and rural areas by working with private landowners, community groups and public agencies. We have partnered with landowners and our island communities to permanently protect 90 properties.

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at M.I.T.

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) serves as a focal point for development and poverty research based on randomized trials. The objective is to improve the effectiveness of poverty programs by providing...

Brandeis University

Funding Area: Education
Brandeis University is a community of scholars and students united by their commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and its transmission from generation to generation. As a research university, Brandeis is dedicated to the advancement...

Educate! lesson at Kampala High School. Photo by Ashley Turner for Educate!

Educate!

Funding Area: Education

Educate! works to transform education in Africa to teach youth to solve poverty for themselves and their communities. We provide youth with skills training in leadership, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness along with mentorship to start real businesses at school.

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

Funding Area: Education
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Georgia Tech's campus occupies...

Harlem Children’s Zone

Funding Area: Education
The Harlem Children’s Zone is a pioneering, community-based organization committed to the educational success, well-being, and healthy development of the children and youth of Central Harlem. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty...

Hesperian Health Guides

Funding Area: Health
Hesperian Health Guides is a health information and health education source that supports individuals and communities in their struggles to realize the right to health. We develop easy to read materials that are produced in...

KIPP Foundation

Funding Area: Education
In 2000, Doris and Don Fisher, co-founders of Gap Inc., formed a unique partnership with KIPP co-founders Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin to replicate the success of the two original KIPP Academies through the non-profit...

Micro Energy Credits Corporation. From http://microenergycredits.com

Micro Energy Credits Corporation

Funding Area: Environment

Microenergy Credits Corporation provides a scaleable solution to sustainable energy access at the village level, by combining elements of microfinance and cap and trade approaches.

Sierra Club – Loma Prieta Chapter

Funding Area: Environment
The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Inspired by nature, we are 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors, working together to protect our communities and the planet.

The Nature Conservancy

Funding Area: Environment

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale.

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