NPO Spotlight

Reading League

Reading League

February 19, 2019

The Syracuse-based organization works to advance public awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-based reading instruction....

American Alliance of Museums

American Alliance of Museums

February 5, 2019

The American Alliance of Museums has worked since 1906 to strengthen leadership, advocacy, and collaboration in the museum field through the development of standards and best practices, advocating for issues that affect all museums, and providing opportunities for museum staff and volunteers....

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

January 22, 2019

Founded in 1963 to help combat racial discrimination and inequality of opportunity, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law works to secure equal justice for all....

Community Education Partnerships

Community Education Partnerships

January 8, 2019

Founded in 2011, CEP works to raise awareness about the experiences of homeless youth in the Bay Area and supports them both academically and non-academically....

Project STEP

Project STEP

December 25, 2018

Boston-based Project STEP (String Training Education Program) envisions a world in which the classical music profession fully reflects the country's racial and ethnic diversity....

Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom

Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom

December 11, 2018

Launched in 2010 by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), the School Nutrition Association Foundation, the National Education Association Foundation, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, Breakfast in the Classroom works to improve child nutrition and educational outcomes by providing breakfast in the classroom to public school students....

Maven Project

Maven Project

November 27, 2018

Founded in 2014, the San Francisco-based Maven Project provides health care provided by qualified volunteer physicians to the un- and underinsured, the working poor, and children living below the poverty line via telehealth technology....

Film Independent

Film Independent

November 13, 2018

Film Independent champions creative independence in visual storytelling and supports artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision....

Workforce Opportunity Services

Workforce Opportunity Services

October 30, 2018

Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services works to develop the skills of untapped talent from underserved and veteran communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce....

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

October 16, 2018

Founded by the New York Life Foundation and the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, the Coalition to Support Grieving Students works to provide educators with the information, insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of grieving children in their classrooms....

National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation

National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation

October 2, 2018

Launched in 2012 in Vancouver, Washington, the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation works to inform and educate the public and prevent human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual violence, stalking, bullying, hate crimes, and other forms of violence and exploitation.... 

Step Up Women's Network

Step Up Women's Network

September 18, 2018

 Step Up believes that all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and become confident, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women....

AIDS United

AIDS United

September 4, 2018

With roots in founding of the National AIDS Fund in 1988, AIDS United supports and advocates on behalf of people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them....

Artists Striving to End Poverty

Artists Striving to End Poverty

August 21, 2018

Founded in 2006 by Broadway musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and students from the Juilliard School, Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) works to transform the lives of youth using the most powerful tool they have: their art....

She's the First

She's the First

August 7, 2018

Founded in 2009 by two women via YouTube video, She's the First supports girls who will be first in their families to graduate from high school and trains students everywhere to become leaders in their communities....

Death with Dignity

Death with Dignity

July 24, 2018

Death with Dignity works to expand the freedom of all qualified, terminally ill Americans to make their own end-of-life decisions, including how they die....