NPO Spotlight

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....

TOPAZ Arts

TOPAZ Arts

June 3, 2015

Founded by artists Todd Richmond and Paz Tanjuaquio, TOPAZ Arts is a nonprofit multidisciplinary arts organization and arts space that works to support the creative process and foster new works in the performance and visual arts....

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

May 20, 2015

Founded in 1963, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity leverages partnerships with major corporations to help young people from underserved and under­rep­re­sented com­mu­ni­ties max­i­mize their oppor­tu­ni­ties for col­lege and career success....

Baltimore Community Foundation

Baltimore Community Foundation

May 5, 2015

Founded in 1972, BCF has granted over $412 million since its inception and today comprises over seven hundred different philanthropic funds with a total of $174 million in core assets....

Climate Action Network–International

Climate Action Network–International

April 21, 2015

Founded in 1989, Climate Action Network–International is a global network of more than nine hundred nongovernmental organizations in over a hundred countries working to promote action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels....

Global Press Institute

Global Press Institute

April 7, 2015

Founded in 2006 by a former foreign correspondent, the Global Press Institute aims to build a network of women journalists in the developing world who earn a fair wage for reporting on their communities and social justice issues....

Center for Arab American Philanthropy

Center for Arab American Philanthropy

March 24, 2015

Launched in 2005 as a program of the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS), the Center for Arab American Philanthropy aims to create a legacy of giving in the Arab-American community....

Center for Reproductive Rights

Center for Reproductive Rights

March 10, 2015

CRR believes that reproductive freedom lies at the heart of the promise of human dignity, self-determination, and equality embodied in both the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....

Single Stop USA

Single Stop USA

February 24, 2015

Launched in 2007, Single Stop combines the efficiency of technology with the effectiveness of in-person support to connect low-income families and individuals with the social services and resources they need....