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.

Foundation Communitites Health Fair 2014. From http://foundcom.org

Foundation Communities

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation

At Foundation Communities, we create housing where individuals and families succeed. By combining affordable housing and social services, we empower low-income residents by teaching them the tools, or providing the support, they need increase their economic standing.

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.

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...

Grameen America

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Grameen America provides affordable micro-loans to financially empower low-income entrepreneurs. Our vision is to help create a world free of poverty. We predict a market where any individual with a dream can receive affordable financial...

Helping Enrich DC

Funding Area: Education
Helping Enrich DC was created to address the low literacy rates in school age children and adults in Washington, DC by assisting them with the opportunity to become successful scholars; explore the world initially through books;...

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.

Pratham USA

Funding Area: Education
Pratham USA is founded on the firm belief that education is the fundamental right of every child and no child should be deprived of his or her basic right to education. Pratham’s mission is to improve...

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.

Water First

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
People living in extreme poverty have many needs, but we believe water and toilets come first. There is a powerful and direct link between human development and convenient access to water and toilets. Through the...

Zubins Wish. From http://zubinswish.org

Zubin’s Wish

Funding Area: Health
Our goal is to direct money into the hands of researchers who are working on a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. We want to find a cure or treatment for Zubin and the thousands of boys worldwide...

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