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.

Wavecrest by Karl Kroeber 2008. Copyright © 2008 by Karl Kroeber

Coastside Land Trust

Funding Area: Environment

The Coastside Land Trust is dedicated to the preservation, protection and enhancement of the open space environment, including the natural, scenic, recreational, cultural, historical, and agricultural resources of half moon bay and the San Mateo county coast.

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.

Bucket Gardening - Grand Ronde. Image courtesy of Marion-Polk Food Share. Used with permission.

Marion-Polk Food Share

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation

Marion-Polk Food Share is the regional food bank leading the fight to end hunger in Oregon’s Marion and Polk counties. More than 44,000 people, including 16,000 children, receive emergency food each month through the Food Share partner network.

UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. From https://bixbycenter.ucsf.edu

UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Funding Area: Health

The UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, now in its 15th year, promotes worldwide reproductive health with a focus on contraceptive development, family planning, abortion, adolescent reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, and maternal health.

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...

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.

Digital Study Hall , India. Copyright © 2000-2016 Mona Foundation ®. All rights reserved.

Mona Foundation

Funding Area: Education

Mona Foundation supports grassroots education around the world which emphasizes service to the community and increased opportunity for women and girls because positive community transformation lies in universal education and gender equity.

The Kawahiva. Photo from Survival International.

Survival International

Funding Area: Environment

We are Survival, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. We’re the only organization that champions tribal peoples around the world. We help them defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures.

The 5 Gyres Institute - Mary Osborne. From http://www.5gyres.org

The 5 Gyres Institute

Funding Area: Environment

The 5 Gyres Institute has led the effort to research aquatic plastic pollution and to find solutions for regaining a plastic-free ocean. Our vision is a planet free of plastic pollution!

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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