NPO spotlight

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

March 3, 2020

A research center founded in 2003 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by professors Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Sendhil Mullainathan, J-PAL provides research, policy analysis, education, and training with the goal of transforming approaches to global poverty....

National Black Arts Festival

National Black Arts Festival

February 18, 2020

Based in Atlanta, the organization promotes art and culture as a vehicle for bringing diverse communities together and works to identify talent and encourage creativity among young people of African descent....

AI4ALL

AI4ALL

February 4, 2020

Envisioning a future in which "diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and voices unlock AI's potential to benefit humanity," AI4ALL works to expand access to the field of artificial intelligence for underrepresented populations through immersive hands-on learning, mentoring, and peer networks....

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Leeway Foundation

January 21, 2020

Established in 1993 with a gift from Linda Lee Alter "to promote the welfare of women and to benefit the arts" in the Philadelphia area, the Leeway Foundation today is committed to funding women, trans, and gender-nonconforming artists and cultural producers working at the intersection of art, culture, and social change....

INCLUDEnyc

INCLUDEnyc

January 7, 2020

INCLUDEnyc is a leading provider of information and training related to educational, employment, and independent living opportunities for young people with disabilities in New York City and the professionals who support them....

Social Justice Learning Institute

Social Justice Learning Institute

December 24, 2019

Founded in 2008, the Social Justice Learning Institute works to improve the education, health, and well-being of youth and communities of color by empowering them to create social change....

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way

December 10, 2019

Project Lead the Way creates engaging classroom environments in which students acquire the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century....

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Interlochen Center for the Arts

November 26, 2019

Founded by music educators in 1928 as the National High School Orchestra Camp, the Interlochen Center for the Arts provides thousands of artists and arts patrons each year with world-class educational and cultural opportunities in music, theater, visual arts, film, creative writing, and dance....

Bottom Line

Bottom Line

November 12, 2019

Founded in 1997 in Boston, Bottom Line helps low-income and first-generation students get into college, graduate, and go far in life....

Trevor Project

Trevor Project

October 29, 2019

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor, the Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth under the age of 25....

Indigenous Roots

Indigenous Roots

October 15, 2019

Based in St. Paul, Indigenous Roots works to build, support, and cultivate opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities of color through the arts and activism....

Motown Museum

Motown Museum

October 1, 2019

Founded in 1985 by Esther Gordy Edwards, the eldest sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, the Motown Museum aims to preserve, protect, and present the Motown story through authentic, inspirational, and educational experiences....

Center for the Visually Impaired

Center for the Visually Impaired

September 17, 2019

Founded in 1962 as Community Services for the Blind, the Center for the Visually Impaired provides rehabilitation, counseling, and education services to visually impaired and blind individuals of all ages in Atlanta and the state of Georgia....

Afterschool Alliance

Afterschool Alliance

September 3, 2019

Established in 2000 by a number of philanthropies and the U.S. Department of Education, the Afterschool Alliance works with government agencies and elected officials, business and community leaders, afterschool networks, and program providers to boost support for afterschool programs....

Get Lit – Words Ignite

Get Lit – Words Ignite

August 20, 2019

Founded in 2006, the organization brings classic poetry to the streets and street poetry into the classroom, with the goals of boosting literacy, empowering youth, and inspiring commmunities.....

Rural Community Assistance Corporation

Rural Community Assistance Corporation

August 6, 2019

Established in 1978, the Rural Community Assistance Corporation supports efforts to create vibrant, healthy, and enduring rural communities across the western United States....