NPO Spotlight

African American Art & Culture Complex

African American Art & Culture Complex

January 27, 2015

Founded in 1989 as the Center for African and African American Art and Culture, the African American Arts & Culture Complex provides a space for cross-cultural understanding and the celebration of African and African-American visual and performing arts, experiences, and history....

Sabin Vaccine Institute

Sabin Vaccine Institute

January 13, 2015

Founded in 1993, the Sabin Vaccine Institute works to improve the well-being of the nearly two billion people who remain vulnerable to vaccine-preventable and neglected tropical diseases....

Philanthropy Workshop

Philanthropy Workshop

December 30, 2014

Founded in 1995 by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Philanthropy Workshop aims to improve the practice of philanthropy in the United States and abroad....

NetHope

NetHope

December 16, 2014

Launched in 2001 by seven humanitarian aid groups, NetHope works with its more than forty member organizations to solve everyday technology problems, foster public-private partnerships, and educate humanitarian aid organizations around the globe....

Walk Free Foundation

Walk Free Foundation

December 2, 2014

Launched by Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest, the Walk Free Foundation works to identify countries and industries most responsible for modern-day slavery, develop and implement interventions to end slavery, and assess the impact of those efforts....

Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks

November 18, 2014

Founded in 1996, Youth Speaks challenges underserved youth to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of social change....

Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training

Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training

November 4, 2014

Established in 1993, the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training works to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens....

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

October 21, 2014

Established to lead and coordinate international efforts in blindness prevention, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness is an alliance of more than a hundred civil society organizations, corporations, and professional associations working to promote eye health through advocacy, knowledge sharing, and partnerships....

GlassRoots

GlassRoots

October 7, 2014

GlassRoots works to transform the lives of underserved youth through the art of glassmaking....

Breakthrough Collaborative

Breakthrough Collaborative

September 23, 2014

Originally established as "Summerbridge," Breakthrough Collaborative today partners directly with urban school districts in twenty-seven cities to provide academically rigorous summer programming for underserved middle school students....

St. Baldrick's Foundation

St. Baldrick's Foundation

September 9, 2014

Now the world's largest private funder of childhood cancer research, the St. Baldrick's Foundation began as a challenge among three reinsurance company colleagues....

Institute for Black Male Achievement

Institute for Black Male Achievement

August 26, 2014

The Institute for Black Male Achievement is a national membership network of 1,578 organizations and 2,483 leaders working to improve the life outcomes for black men and boys at the local, regional, and national levels....