NPO Spotlight

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....

Global Justice Center

Global Justice Center

August 25, 2015

Founded in 2005, GJC develops legal strategies to protect human rights, restore "rule of law" in war-torn countries, and provide justice for victims of conflict, discrimination, torture, and oppression....

Institute of International Education

Institute of International Education

August 11, 2015

IIE works to advance international education and access to education worldwide through scholarships, training, exchange and leadership programs; research and the facilitation of policy dialogue; and efforts to protect scholarship around the world.... 

First Book

First Book

July 30, 2015

A nonprofit social enterprise, First Book works to address one of the most important factors affecting literacy — access to books — by providing new books to children in need....

American Refugee Committee International

American Refugee Committee International

July 14, 2015

Founded in 1979, American Refugee Committee International helps refugees and displaced persons survive conflict and crisis and rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency....

Institute for Southern Studies

Institute for Southern Studies

July 7, 2015

Founded by veterans of the civil rights movement, the Institute for Southern Studies works to draw attention to the South as a region brimming with potential for progressive change and to challenge its reputation as a monolithic conservative stronghold....