NPO Spotlight

National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Breast Cancer Foundation

October 4, 2016

Founded in 1991 by breast cancer survivor Janelle Hail, the National Breast Cancer Foundation works to raise awareness of the disease and the importance of early diagnosis....

National Hispanic Institute

National Hispanic Institute

September 20, 2016

Founded in 1979, the National Hispanic Institute works to foster future leaders of the Latino community in the United States and Latin America by engaging promising students in rigorous learning experiences....

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

September 6, 2016

Founded in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy....

Solutions Project

Solutions Project

August 23, 2016

Founded in 2012, the Solutions Project aims to engage the public, celebrate and convene climate change leaders, and advance partnerships and policies to help bring about a global transition to 100 percent clean energy sources by 2050....

JUMP Math

JUMP Math

August 9, 2016

Founded in 2001 by award-winning Canadian playwright-turned-mathematician John Mighton, JUMP Math works to foster a love of math in students and teachers....

Urban Arts Partnership

Urban Arts Partnership

July 26, 2016

The Urban Arts Partnership provides arts-integrated education programs to more than fifteen thousand underserved students in New York City and Los Angeles....

Advancement Project

Advancement Project

July 12, 2016

Founded by a team of veteran civil rights lawyers in 1999, the Advancement Project aims to develop and inspire community-based social justice solutions....

National Immigrant Justice Center

National Immigrant Justice Center

June 28, 2016

A program of the Heartland Alliance, NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers....

Point Foundation

Point Foundation

June 14, 2016

The Point Foundation is the largest college scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students....

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

May 31, 2016

Founded in 1996, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum focuses on six issue areas: Civil Rights, Economic Justice, Educational Access, Ending Violence Against Women, Health, and Immigrant and Refugee Rights....

Tourette Association of America

Tourette Association of America

May 17, 2016

The Tourette Association of America works to improve life for people affected by Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders by raising public awareness and acceptance of Tourette's and advancing scientific understanding of and treatment options for the disorder....

ID Studio Theater NYC

ID Studio Theater NYC

May 3, 2016

Founded in 2001, ID Studio Theater NYC works to enrich immigrant communities through performance arts while creating new audiences and training performers in these communities....

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....