On the Web

Slavery Footprint
November 24, 2015

Launched on September 22, 2011 — the 149th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation — Slavery Footprint works to build awareness of and create action against forced labor, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery....

Ford Foundation
November 10, 2015

Established in 1936 with an initial gift of $25,000 from Edsel Ford, the Ford Foundation has worked across eight decades "to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement"....

Early Warning Project
October 13, 2015

Launched earlier this year by the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide and the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, EWP uses a wide range of data to identify countries at risk of mass atrocities....

Global Oneness Project
September 15, 2015

Founded in 2006 by filmmaker and composer Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, the Global Oneness Project produces and curates films, photo essays, and articles that explore cultural, social, and environmental issues through a humanistic lens.... 

September 1, 2015

Watsi connects medical patients in the developing world who can't afford the procedures they need with donors from around the globe.... 

The Data Center
August 18, 2015

Founded in 1997 as the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, the Data Center aims to transform the culture of Southeast Louisiana from one that is data–averse to one that embraces data as an intrinsic component of sound policy development.... 

Dollar A Day
August 4, 2015

Founded by Kickstarter co-founder and former CEO Perry Chen, the Dollar A Day platform was built by volunteers from the tech industry to help busy individuals find and support innovative, high-impact nonprofits in the U.S. and around the globe....

July 21, 2015

Benefunder was created in 2014 to address the nation's growing innovation deficit and provide a new and scalable funding channel for research....

July 7, 2015

IOM X works to encourage safe migration and public action to stop human trafficking and exploitation, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region.... 

June 23, 2015

Founded in 2001 by Trey and Jennifer McAlister to address the plight of orphaned children in Ukraine, the organization today works primarily in Guatemala to address the needs of vulnerable children and their families....

June 9, 2015

350.org was founded in 2008 by a group of university friends and author/activist Bill McKibben to advance the idea that "a global grassroots movement can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice."