NPO Spotlight

Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Environmental Network

April 19, 2016

IEN is an alliance of Indigenous Peoples dedicated to protecting the sacredness of Mother Earth and maintaining Indigenous teachings and respect for the natural law....

Growing Power

Growing Power

April 5, 2016

The Milwaukee-based nonprofit is focused on the development of community food systems that help local residents grow, process, market, and distribute food in a sustainable manner....

Malala Fund

Malala Fund

March 22, 2016

Founded by Malala Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, the Malala Fund works to amplify girls' voices and ensure that every girl has access to twelve years of free, safe, quality education....

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

March 8, 2016

Founded in 2012 by Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code aims to close the gender gap in technology by providing young girls with women role models in the tech industry and high-quality instruction in computer science....

Pledge 1%

Pledge 1%

February 23, 2016

Launched in 2014 on #GivingTuesday by Atlassian, Rally, the Salesforce Foundation, and the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Pledge 1% is a corporate philanthropy movement aimed at changing the world through early–stage corporate philanthropy....

Cave Canem

Cave Canem

February 9, 2016

Cave Canem is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African-American poets....

Next City

Next City

January 27, 2016

Next City works to inspire social, economic, and environmental change in cities through user-generated journalism and events around the world....

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

January 15, 2016

Black Lives Matter is a movement, an online forum, and a multi-chapter organization that works to fight against anti-black racism, spark dialogue among black people, and encourage social action and engagement....

Peace Is Loud

Peace Is Loud

December 29, 2015

Founded by filmmaker and philanthropist Abigail Disney, Peace is Loud encourages a culture of peace through the use of media and live events that spotlight women leaders on the front lines of peacebuilding efforts worldwide....

Atlas Corps

Atlas Corps

December 15, 2015

To address critical social issues across the globe, Atlas Corps facilitates year-long overseas fellowships for rising leaders in the nonprofit sector who live outside the United States....

One Warm Coat

One Warm Coat

December 1, 2015

Founded in 1992, One Warm Coat works to provide anyone in need with a warm coat, free of charge, and encourage donations of gently worn and new coats....

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

November 17, 2015

The #GivingTuesday campaign celebrates and encourages charitable giving, volunteer opportunities, and social issue advocacy on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and supports the spirit of giving globally and year-round....

College Possible

College Possible

November 3, 2015

College Possible works to make college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support....

The Marshall Project

The Marshall Project

October 22, 2015

Established in 2014 by former journalist Neil Barsky, the Marshall Project works to create and sustain a sense of urgency about criminal justice in America....

Ghetto Film School

Ghetto Film School

October 7, 2015

Using a business-oriented model, Ghetto Film School operates an alumni-run production company and educates youth in New York City and Los Angeles in the areas of filmmaking, documentaries, film promotion, and branded content....

AdoptAClassroom

AdoptAClassroom

September 9, 2015

Since 1998, AdoptAClassroom has worked to give teachers a hand by providing them with the classroom materials and supplies their students need to succeed....