NPO Spotlight

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....

AileyCamp

AileyCamp

July 23, 2019

Founded by Alvin Ailey and the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, AileyCamp is a six-week summer day camp where young people between the ages of 11 and 14 learn to explore their creativity and develop their self-confidence in an atmosphere of warmth, respect, and trust....

Career Girls

Career Girls

July 9, 2019

Founded in 1996, Career Girls works to help young girls attain their dreams and professional goals by closing the "imagination gap" — bringing inspiring female role models directly to girls, wherever they are, via video....

Chicago Media Project

Chicago Media Project

June 25, 2019

The organization works to catalyze social change by providing financial, logistical, and mentorship assistance to documentary filmmakers and social impact media....

RespectAbility

RespectAbility

June 11, 2019

Founded in 2013, RespectAbility works to ensure that children and adults with disabilities receive the education, training, and employment opportunities they need to succeed....

BellXcel

BellXcel

May 28, 2019

Founded in 1992 by a group of African-American and Latino students at Harvard University as an afterschool tutoring program called BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), BellXcel today provides evidence-based solutions designed to make it easy to deliver high-quality summer and afterschool learning programs for children in underresourced communities....

Children's Health Fund

Children's Health Fund

May 14, 2019

Founded in 1987 by singer-songwriter Paul Simon, pediatrician and child advocate Irwin Redlener, and Karen Redlener, Children's Health Fund works to ensure high-quality health care for America's most disadvantaged children....

Waterford.org

Waterford.org

April 30, 2019

Waterford brings the best aspects of learning science, mentoring relationships, and innovative technologies together to create community, school, and home programs that deliver excellence and equity for all learners....

Orbis

Orbis

April 16, 2019

Orbis conducts training programs in more than ninety developing nations and operates more than forty long-term projects deigned to empower local teams to fight avoidable blindness....

PA'I Foundation

PA'I Foundation

April 2, 2019

Established in 2001 as the 501(c)(3) arm of Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima, a school of Hawaiian dance, the PA'I Foundation works to preserve and perpetuate Native Hawaiian arts and cultural traditions....

Children's Literacy Initiative

Children's Literacy Initiative

March 19, 2019

Launched in 1988 with the goal of closing the literacy achievement gap that exists between disadvantaged children and their more affluent peers, the Children's Literacy Initiative works with pre-K through fifth-grade teachers to improve early literacy instruction....