NPO Spotlight

International Center for Research on Women

International Center for Research on Women

March 6, 2018

Founded in 1976, ICRW works with nonprofit, government, and private-sector partners to conduct research, develop strategy, and build capacity for the promotion of evidence-based policies, programs, and practices....

Tostan

Tostan

February 20, 2018

Founded in 1991, Tostan works with rural communities in West Africa to bring about positive social transformation and sustainable development based on a respect for human rights....

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

February 6, 2018

Founded in 2006, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration engages in education, advocacy, and cross-cultural alliance-building with the aim of strengthening the national movement to end racism and the economic disenfranchisement of African-American and black immigrant communities....

Infant Welfare Society of Chicago

Infant Welfare Society of Chicago

January 23, 2018

Founded in 1911, the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago provides community-based health care to underserved families through a model that co-locates primary medical care, dentistry, optometry, child development, and behavioral health services in a single location....

Jumpstart for Young Children

Jumpstart for Young Children

January 9, 2018

Founded in 1994, Jumpstart for Young Children envisions an America where every child enters kindergarten prepared to succeed....

Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Souls Grown Deep Foundation

December 27, 2017

The Souls Grown Deep Foundation works to document, preserve, and promote the work of contemporary African-American artists from the American South....

Women of Nations

Women of Nations

November 28, 2017

Founded in 1982 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Women of Nations provides culturally specific services and support to Native women who have experienced the trauma of domestic violence and sexual assault....

Public Health Institute

Public Health Institute

November 14, 2017

PHI works to promote research, leadership, and partnerships that contribute to strong public health policy, programs, systems, and practices....

Greenlining Institute

Greenlining Institute

October 31, 2017

A policy, research, and advocacy organization, the Oakland-based Greenlining Institute started in the mid-1970s as an informal coalition of grassroots leaders dedicated to fighting institutionalized discrimination and "redlining" while bringing investment and opportunity to underserved communities....

Groundswell Fund

Groundswell Fund

October 17, 2017

The Groundswell Fund works to empower a grassroots reproductive justice movement led by low-income women, women of color, and transgender people....

Free Arts

Free Arts

October 3, 2017

Founded in 1977 in Los Angeles, Free Arts (aka Free Arts for Abused Children) uses art to restore hope, resiliency, and self-esteem in children between the ages of 4 and 18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty, and/or homelessness....

Violence Policy Center

Violence Policy Center

September 19, 2017

Founded in 1988, the Violence Policy Center works stop gun death and injury through research, education, advocacy, and collaboration....

Islamic Relief USA

Islamic Relief USA

September 5, 2017

Founded in 1993, Islamic Relief USA works to provide disaster relief and development assistance regardless of gender, race, or religion....

Life After Hate

Life After Hate

August 22, 2017

Founded in 2011 by former members of the extremist far-right movement, Life After Hate works with individuals who wish to leave a life of hate and violence as well as organizations seeking to address the causes of intolerance and racism....

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

August 8, 2017

Founded in 1979, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center works with immigration law professionals and advocates to shape immigration law and policy and help immigrant communities advocate for themselves....