NPO Spotlight

Step Up Women's Network

Step Up Women's Network

September 18, 2018

 Step Up believes that all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and become confident, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women....

AIDS United

AIDS United

September 4, 2018

With roots in founding of the National AIDS Fund in 1988, AIDS United supports and advocates on behalf of people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them....

Artists Striving to End Poverty

Artists Striving to End Poverty

August 21, 2018

Founded in 2006 by Broadway musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and students from the Juilliard School, Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) works to transform the lives of youth using the most powerful tool they have: their art....

She's the First

She's the First

August 7, 2018

Founded in 2009 by two women via YouTube video, She's the First supports girls who will be first in their families to graduate from high school and trains students everywhere to become leaders in their communities....

Death with Dignity

Death with Dignity

July 24, 2018

Death with Dignity works to expand the freedom of all qualified, terminally ill Americans to make their own end-of-life decisions, including how they die....

First Stage

First Stage

July 10, 2018

Founded in 1987, First Stage offers professional theater productions, the nation's largest theater training program for young people focused on developing life skills through stage skills, and educational programs that promote active learning in schools and communities....

The Children's Place

The Children's Place

June 26, 2018

Founded in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1978, the Child Advocacy Services Center, doing business as the Children's Place, seeks to enable the youngest survivors of child abuse, neglect, and trauma to function and thrive....

Teaching Matters

Teaching Matters

June 12, 2018

Founded in 1994 in New York City, Teaching Matters is dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most important factors in student success....

United States Veterans' Artist Alliance

United States Veterans' Artist Alliance

May 29, 2018

Founded in 2004, USVAA works with veterans, artists, supportive individuals, and organizations within the arts and veterans' communities to find funding and support for individual and collaborative projects in photography, literature, theater, film, television, fine arts, and a wide variety of crafts....

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

May 15, 2018

Founded in 2003, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans....

Camphill Association of North America

Camphill Association of North America

May 1, 2018

The Camphill Association of North America is part of an international movement to create communities that meet the needs of children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities....

Food and Environment Reporting Network

Food and Environment Reporting Network

April 17, 2018

Founded in 2010, the nonprofit Food and Environment Reporting Network produces investigative and explanatory reporting focused on food, agriculture, and environmental health issues....

Tahirih Justice Center

Tahirih Justice Center

April 3, 2018

Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, the Tahirih Justice Center works to protect and ensure legal and social justice for immigrant women and girls seeking refuge in the United States from gender-based violence....

Water Project

Water Project

March 20, 2018

Founded in 2007, the Water Project works to provide provable, reliable access to clean water and proper sanitation in communities in sub-Saharan Africa....

International Center for Research on Women

International Center for Research on Women

March 6, 2018

Founded in 1976, ICRW works with nonprofit, government, and private-sector partners to conduct research, develop strategy, and build capacity for the promotion of evidence-based policies, programs, and practices....

Tostan

Tostan

February 20, 2018

Founded in 1991, Tostan works with rural communities in West Africa to bring about positive social transformation and sustainable development based on a respect for human rights....