NPO Spotlight

Jimmy Fund

Jimmy Fund

July 15, 2014

The Jimmy Fund was founded in 1948 when the Variety Children's Charity of New England and the Boston Braves baseball team joined forces to help a twelve-year-old cancer patient dubbed "Jimmy"....

Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project

July 1, 2014

Founded in 2003 by veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Wounded Warrior Project works to raise public awareness of and support for the needs of wounded and injured service members....

Exponent Philanthropy

Exponent Philanthropy

June 17, 2014

Founded in 1996 as the Association of Small Foundations, Exponent Philanthropy was re-launched in 2014 as a membership organization that works to help foundations with little or no staff, high-net-worth individuals, and giving circles maximize the effectiveness of their giving....

Good People Fund

Good People Fund

June 3, 2014

Inspired by the Jewish concept of tikkun olam ("repairing the world"), the Good People Fund provides financial support and management guidance to innovative grassroots organizations....

Project C.U.R.E.

Project C.U.R.E.

May 20, 2014

Founded by an aid consultant with the goal of "meeting a world of need," Project C.U.R.E. collects donations of medical supplies and equipment in fifteen U.S. cities and delivers them to communities in more than a hundred and thirty countries....

Philanthropy Lab

Philanthropy Lab

May 6, 2014

A program of the Once Upon a Time Foundation, Philanthropy Lab provides students with the opportunity to learn about the history and philosophy of, as well as gain practical experience in, giving to a worthy cause....

Sustainable Cities Institute

Sustainable Cities Institute

April 22, 2014

An initiative of the National League of Cities, the Sustainable Cities Institute serves as an information hub for local governments interested in policies and practices related to sustainability....

No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry

April 8, 2014

A campaign that grew out of global anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry works to connect children to nutrition programs and end childhood hunger....

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation

March 25, 2014

Through support for contemporary Native artists and culture makers, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation works to strengthen Native knowledge and well-being and create lasting, positive impact on the arts and Native communities....

Philanthropy Connection

Philanthropy Connection

March 11, 2014

Co-founded by three women, the Philanthropy Connection provides women in Massachusetts with a vehicle for collective giving....

Inner-City Arts

Inner-City Arts

February 11, 2014

Inner-City Arts aims to provide elementary, middle, and high school students — many living in Los Angeles' poorest neighborhoods — with the tools and skills they need to succeed....