NPO spotlight

North Star Fund

North Star Fund

January 19, 2021

Founded in 1978, the grantmaking public charity supports local organizing in New York City and the Hudson Valley for equality and justice and in 2015 created the Let Us Breathe Fund, the only New York City-based fund led by and for Black activists organizing around police reform and building Black liberation....

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

January 8, 2021

Founded in 1963, the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation provides early childhood education and family services, job training, and senior lifestyle development programs at multiple locations in California....

one·n·ten

one·n·ten

January 5, 2021

Founded in 1993 in Phoenix, one·n·ten (1N10 INC) envisions a world where all LGBTQ youth and young adults are embraced for who they are, are actively engaged in their communities, and are empowered to lead....

Care for Real

Care for Real

December 22, 2020

Established in 1970, Care for Real provides free programs and services, including food assistance, a clothing closet, and case management referrals, to residents of Edgewater and surrounding Northside Chicago communities....

Northwest Harvest

Northwest Harvest

December 15, 2020

Founded in 1967, Northwest Harvest is Washington State's leading hunger relief agency and today supports a network of nearly four hundred food banks, meal programs, and programs in high-need schools....

Life Steps Foundation

Life Steps Foundation

December 8, 2020

Founded in 1982, the Life Steps Foundation helps people with disabilities acquire the confidence, training, and social and emotional support they need to overcome obstacles related to their disability.... 

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County

December 1, 2020

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County offers emergency food assistance, individual and family counseling, and programs for children and youth, young adults, and seniors at locations in Stamford and Bridgeport, Connecticut....

Helena Food Share

Helena Food Share

November 27, 2020

Founded in 1987 to help provide food to Helena residents who were food insecure — today, one in seven of the city's residents and one in five of its children — Helena Food Share offers services aimed at creating a hunger-free community....

Native Ways Federation

Native Ways Federation

November 24, 2020

Founded in 2006 by seven Native-led nonprofits, the Native Ways Federations works to strengthen the circle of giving by uniting Native organizations, supporting Native communities, and observing the highest level of ethical standards....

Caritas Clinics

Caritas Clinics

November 17, 2020

Founded on the belief that health care is a basic human right and grounded in the values of compassion, respect for personal dignity, and sensitivity to human suffering, Caritas Clinics provides primary care services to low-income patients, regardless of religious affiliation, at two locations....

Asante Africa Foundation

Asante Africa Foundation

November 10, 2020

Founded in 2007, the Asante Africa Foundation works to alleviate poverty by fostering the development of educated and resilient youth in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda through programs that help students develop the cognitive skills, decision-making capacity, and leadership qualities needed to succeed....

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

November 3, 2020

Open Your Heart helps emergency shelters, supportive housing programs, domestic violence shelters, and food pantries in Minnesota pay for necessities such as mattresses, security cameras, freezers and shelving, and building repairs....

Lambda Literary Foundation

Lambda Literary Foundation

October 27, 2020

Lambda Literary works to nurture LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words, preserve their legacies, and affirm the value of their stories and lives....

Washington Area Women's Foundation

Washington Area Women's Foundation

October 20, 2020

Founded in 1997, Washington Area Women's Foundation is public charity committed to advancing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive community and catalyzing social change by supporting local nonprofits working on behalf of women and girls....

Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa

October 13, 2020

Amref Health Africa works to train local health workers and strengthen health systems in thirty-five countries in sub-Saharan Africa....