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...

American Heart Association

Funding Area: Health
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Amnesty International

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.

AI’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the...

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.

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...

Carbon Disclosure Project

Funding Area: Environment

Funding Area: Environment
The Carbon Disclosure Project launched in 2000 to accelerate solutions to climate change by putting relevant information at the heart of business, policy and investment decisions. They further this mission by harnessing the collective power of...

CHF International

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
CHF International's mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.

City Blossoms

Funding Area: Environment

City Blossoms is a grassroots nonprofit that was founded to make safe, healthy, green space accessible to all Washington, DC residents, regardless of income.

Davis Community Meals

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
The mission of Davis Community Meals is to provide low-income and homeless individuals and families with housing, food and human services to help them rebuild their lives.

Davis Community Meals...

Doctors Without Borders

Funding Area: Health
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more...

Edge of Seven. Photo by Edge of Seven

Edge of Seven

Funding Area: Education

Since 2010, Edge of Seven (Eo7), a Denver, Colorado, USA based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has been committed to empowering girls and women abroad in Nepal, Rwanda and Kenya with educational and economic opportunities.

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



Funding Area: Education

ForKids, inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, ForKids provides shelter, housing, education, and support services to families and children experiencing homelessness.

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.

Friends Of Funedesin

Funding Area: Environment
At the Foundation for Integrated Education and Development (FUNEDESIN), we are dedicated to finding sustainable solutions in the struggle between the ideals of rain forest preservation and the realities of life in the Ecuadorian Amazon....

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...

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.

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...

Heartland International

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Heartland International is a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1989, the organization designs, implements, and manages political, economic and social development projects, as well as international education exchange programs.

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;...

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...


Funding Area: Environment
KOMAZA is a social enterprise organization which works to permanently and sustainably alleviate poverty and combat deforestation in Africa’s most underserved communities. Our flagship initiative is microforestry—an innovative combination of microfinance, microequity and sustainable forestry...

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Lookout Mountain Conservancy

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation

LMC is a traditional land trust in the sense of acquiring and protecting land. LMC is non-traditional in our approach to community engagement. LMC has had a partnership with The Howard School through the development of the...

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.

Partners In Health

Funding Area: Health
The PIH Vision: Whatever it takes At its root, our mission is both medical and moral. It is based on solidarity, rather than charity alone. When a person in Peru, or Siberia, or rural Haiti...

Polson Middle School

Funding Area: Education
Polson Middle School is located on the Flathead Indian Reservation. It is an open reservation. There are racial tensions between native and non native students. There are three tribes on the Reservation: Pend d’ Orelle...

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...

Pro Mujer

Funding Area: Health

Pro Mujer (PM) is a leading women’s development organization in Latin America with a mission to empower underserved women to realize their full potential.

Project Dignity

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Project Dignity is a non profit organization that began serving Orange County’s homeless population in 1991 when founders Linda and Dave Dunlap produced a series of self-help videos for local homeless shelters. These videos...

Rainforest Alliance

Funding Area: Environment
The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. We believe that the best way to keep forests standing...

Sacramento Valley Open Space Conservancy

Funding Area: Environment
The Conservancy was founded in 1990 on two basic principles - that open lands are necessary for quality of life and that we must care for the land today so future generations may enjoy its...

San Francisco Education Fund

Funding Area: Education
Founded in 1979, the San Francisco Education Fund is a community-based nonprofit organization established to improve the quality of teaching and learning in San Francisco public schools so that all students in this diverse community...

Save the Children

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Save the Children serves impoverished, marginalized and vulnerable children and families in more that 120 nations. Our programs reach both children and those working to save and improve their lives, including parents, caregivers, community members...

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.


Funding Area: Environment
SolarCycle began in 2008 in response to the staggering environmental damage and negative health effects caused by contaminated drinking water and indoor air pollution in the developing world. Seeking to address this issue with locally-available,...

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.

Texas Lawyers for Children

Funding Area: Education

The mission of TLC, the Child Protection Connection of Texas, is to improve case outcomes for abused and neglected children by enhancing the quality of legal services they receive, by raising public awareness, and by facilitating improvement in systems...

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.

The Technology Access Foundation

Funding Area: Education
The Technology Access Foundation started in 1996 with a simple vision to give children of color the tools to be inventors and creators of technology.

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.

Waste to Watts

Funding Area: Environment
W2W’s mission is to create innovative products from repurposed electronic waste to meet the growing energy demands of the developing world. W2W commits to following the triple bottom line (3BL) standard of People, Planet, Profit, adopted...

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...

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation Logo. Photo by the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation.

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation

Funding Area: Health

Supported by the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation, the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic (WYGC) has offered high-quality, client-centered mental health, crisis intervention, and addiction services to residents of Yavapai County, Arizona for over 50 years.

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.

Women of Tomorrow. From http://womenoftomorrow.org

Women of Tomorrow

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Our mission is to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young girls to live up to their full potential through a unique mentoring program with highly accomplished professional women and scholarship opportunities.

Women’s World Banking

Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation
Women’s World Banking seeks to alleviate global poverty by expanding the economic assets, participation and power of the poor, especially women.

WWB is a global network of 54 microfinance providers and...

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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