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Below is a selecton of other organizations with knowledge and ideas to share.

  • Abrinq Foundation for the Rights of Children
    The foundation's mission is to mobolize society to protect and defend the rights of children and adolescents.
  • Acumen Fund
    Acumen Fund is a nonprofit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. It seeks to prove that small amounts of philanthropic capital, combined with large doses of business acumen, can build thriving enterprises that serve vast numbers of the poor.
  • African Health Leadership Initiative
    Creating a replicable model for improving the impact of national health systems, starting in Namibia.
  • African Institute for Health & Development
    AIHD works with communities for better lives through evidence based programming.
  • African Women's Development Fund
    AWDF is a grant-making foundation which supports local, national and regional organisations in Africa working towards women's empowerment.
  • Instituto Akatu
    The Akatu Institute seeks to create conscious consumers who support sustainable products.
  • Alliance Magazine
    News and analysis of the latest developments in philanthropy and social investment worldwide
  • Alvar Alice Foundation
    AlvarAlice Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 2003 in Cali, Colombia by the Garcés Echavarría siblings to honor their parents Alvaro Garcés Giraldo and Alice Echavarría Olózaga´s philanthropic spirit and commitment to Colombia´s social development.
  • Angela Borba Fund for Women
    The Fund promotes social and fiscal responsibility among women.
  • Arizona Community Foundation
    The Arizona Community Foundation and its 13 Affiliates are a statewide philanthropy and partnership of donors, volunteers, staff, nonprofit organizations and the community working together to empower and align philanthropic interests with community needs and build a legacy of giving.
  • Asian Pacific Philanthropy Consortium
    The Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium is an independent association of grantmaking philanthropic institutions and organizations that support the growth and development of philanthropy in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Association of Foundations
    The Association of Foundations is a Philippine Foundation resource.
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc.
    Atlantic Philanthropies is dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people.
  • Attitude Social Marketing
    ASM builds social platforms for corporations and helps civil society organizations build strategy and communication plans.
  • Avina Foundation
    Avina contributes to the sustainable development of Latin America.
  • Baton Rouge Area Foundation
    The Foundation connects philanthropists with capable nonprofits and invests in and manages pivotal projects.
  • King Baudouin Foundation
    The Foundation helps U.S. donors achieve their philanthropic goals in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Beautiful Foundaiton
  • Bhavishya Alliance
    The Bhavishya Alliance works wio reduce severe malnutrition by working with a multi-sectoral alliance.
  • Brazilian Association for Leadership Development
    Leadership development organization.
  • CARE Brazil
    The mission of CARE Brazil is to help poor communities of the country.
  • Catalyst-Social Development Consultants
    CSDS increases the flow of resources and information to the not-for-profit sector in India.
  • Caucus of Development NGO Networks
    CODE-NGO, with its 6 national networks and 4 regional networks, representing more than 2,000 development NGOs, people.s organizations and cooperatives nationwide, is the country.s biggest coalition of NGOs working for social development.
  • Center for Development Management of the Asian Center for Management
    The Center for Development Management (CDM) is AIM´s response to Asia´s need for competent professional managers who have the skills and values to serve as development catalysts and practitioners in their respective countries, societies, and organizations.
  • Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (Thailand)
    This is a philanthropic and civil society support organization in Thailand
  • Charities Aid Foundation India
    CAF India's mission is to increase the flow of resources from corporations and high net worth individuals to the not-for-profit sector.
  • Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group
    Chintan addresses issues of sustainable consumption and environmental and social justice.
  • City Year South Africa
    City Year is a National Youth Service programme that engages a diverse group of youth in a year of voluntary service and leadership development.
  • Ciudad Viva
    City Alive seeks to create a better Santiago.
  • CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation
    CIVICUS nurtures the foundation, growth and protection of citizen action throughout the world, especially in areas where participatory democracy and citizens' freedom of association are threatened.
  • Commitment Foundation
    The Commitment Foundation (Fundación Compromiso) strengthens organizations with social goals.
  • Community Development Foundation Western Cape
    The CDF Western Cape is set out to play a mediating and facilitating role by strengthening relationships and building partnerships within communities, with donors and other development players.
  • The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
    The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland is an independent grant-making organisation that manages a broad portfolio of funds and programmes that aim to tackle social exclusion, poverty and social injustice.
  • Community Foundation for the Western Region of Zimbabwe
    The Community Foundation for the Western Region of Zimbabwe is a grantmaker, broker, catalyst and facilitator for community resource mobilization and the promotion of sustainable socio-economic development of communities.
  • Community Foundation of the Northern Border
    The Foundation is dedicated to alleviate the most critical community needs and improve the quality of life in Juarez, Mx.
  • Community Foundations of Canada
    CFC builds stronger communities by enhancing the philanthropic leadership of community foundations
  • Consuelo Foundation, Inc.
    The Foundation supports and operates programs in Hawai'I and the Philippines that improve the quality of life of children, women, and families.
  • Dalia Association
    Dalia mobilizes resources for Palestinian-led Social Change & Sustainable Development
  • East Africa Association of Grantmakers
    The East Africa Association of Grantmakers (EAAG) is the initiative of a group of trust and foundations working in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya who came together to form a new membership organization for grantmaking bodies across the region.
  • Eastern Africa Farmers Federation
    EAFF's role is to voice legitimate concerns and interests of farmers of the region with the aim of enhancing regional cohesiveness and social-economic status of the farmers.
  • Elma Philanthropies
    Elma's mission is to inspire and protect African children and youth.
  • Escola de Pais do Brasil
    The School teaches fathers-to-be how to be good caregivers.
  • Esquel Foundation
    The Foundation works to improve the quality of life of people in Equador through sustainable means.
  • Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
    Promoting agricultural sector transformation by supporting existing structures of government, private-sector and other non-governmental partners to address systemic bottlenecks.
  • Expanded Public Works Program
    The EPWP is one of South African Government´s short-to-medium term programmes aimed at the provision of additional work opportunities coupled with training.
  • The Flora Family Foundation
    The Flora Family Foundation was established in 1998 by the family of William R. Hewlett (co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company) and his late wife, Flora Lamson Hewlett. It is predicated on the belief that each individual has an obligation to go beyond the narrow confines of his or her personal interests and be mindful of the broader concerns of humanity.
  • The Ford Foundation
    The Ford Foundation works to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote interntaional cooperation, and advance human acheivement.
  • The Foundation for Community Development
    FDC seeks to join together the forces of all sectors of society in achieving an ideal of development, democracy and social justice in Mozambique.
  • FSG Social Impact
    FSG works with foundations, corporations, governments, and nonprofits to accelerate the pace of social progress by engaging civil society.
  • Fundação O Boticário de Proteção à Natureza
    The Foundation protects and conserves Brazil's natural beauty.
  • Fundación Empresas para la Educación
    The Foundation works to improve education in Colombia.
  • Garden of Hope Foundation
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation helps reduce inequities in the United States and around the world.
  • Generative Dialogue Project (United States)
    Generative Dialogue is a global community that seeks to increase dialog for equitable and sustainable change.
  • Generon Consulting
    Genron is an international consulting and capacity-building firm.
  • GIVE Foundation
    GiveIndia is a donation platform that allows you to support a cause of your choice from about 100 NGOs that have been scrutinised for transparency & credibility.
  • Global Equity Initiative
    The Global Equity Initiative seeks to advance the understanding and tackle the challenges of equitable global development.
  • Group of Institutes, Foundations and Enterprises (Brazil)
    Group of Institutes, Foundations and Enterprises - is the first South American association of grantmakers, uniting privately held organizations that fund or operate social, cultural and environmental projects of public interest.
  • Hewlett Foundation
    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society, where risk capital, responsibly invested, may make a difference over time.
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
    The Foundation seeks to alleviate the suffering of the world's most disadvantaged, with a special emphasis on children and support for the work of the Roman Catholic Sisters.
  • Houston Endowment Inc.
    The Endowment is a private foundation that improves the lives of people in the Houston area.
  • Indus Resource Centre
    Indus Resource Centre (IRC) is a civil society organization aimed at mainstreaming the marginalized communities of rural Sindh in Pakistan.
  • Instituto Comunitario Grande Florianopolis
    The Institute is a group of professional, community and business leaders that work together to find solutions to social problems in Brazil.
  • Instituto Desiderata
    The Institute improves the quality of life of underprivileged families in Brazil.
  • Instituto para o Desenvolvimento do Investimento Sustentável
    The Institute promotes social investment in Brazil.
  • International Centre for Democratic Transition
    ICDT facilitates the smooth and peaceful process of democratic transition based on participatory principles, the political, economic, legal, cultural, and civil societal aspects of transformation, and the socio-cultural context of regions and countries where the process takes place.
  • Kagiso Trust
    The Trust builds sustainable partnerships for poverty and education
  • KEHATI - Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation
    Kehati seeks to preserve and protect biodiversity in Indonesia.
  • The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.
  • Kenya Community Development Foundation
    The Foundation supports communities and other non-profit making organizations to raise and invest funds and resources that assist them in initiating self-sustainable development projects.
  • Keystone Accountability
    Keystone is a citizen organization commited to enhancing the effectiveness of organizations working in the social change field.
  • LINC -- Leadership and Innovation Network for Collboration in the Children's Sector
    LINC is a partnership between Convene Venture Philanthropy, Reos Social Innovation and Synergos that provides space in which leaders working with children can practice their leadership skills, enhance their collaboration and explore ways of thinking innovatively to benefit South African children.
  • The Lodestar Foundation
    The Lodestar Foundation seeks to maximize the growth and impact of philanthropy.
  • London Funders
    The only membership organisation working with funders and investors who support London´s voluntary and community sector.
  • Nelson Mandela Foundation
    The Nelson Mandela Foundation contributes to the making of a just society by promoting the vision, values and work of its Founder and convening dialogue around critical social issues.
  • MacArthur Foundation
    The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.
  • The Meadows Foundation
    The Meadows Foundation exists to assist people and institutions of Texas improve the quality and circumstances of life for themselves and future generations.
  • Mexican Center for Philanthropy -- CEMEFI
    The mission of the Mexican Center for Philanthropy is to promote the participation of philanthropy and social responsibility of citizens and organizations in order to create a more quitable and prosperous society.
  • Mexican Nature Conservation Fund
    The fund works to conserve the biodiversity of Mexico and ensure the use of sustainable are renewable resources.
  • Millenium Promise
    By investing in health, food production, education, access to clean water, and essential infrastructure, 80"Millenium Villages" are hoping to escape extreme poverty and meet the millenium goals in the next 15 yrs.
  • The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
    From its earliest origins, the Foundation's major concern has been the well-being of communities and all that they encompass -- individuals, families, neighborhoods and civic organizations.
  • Nike Foundation
    The Foundation works to"get girls on the international agenda and drive resources to them".
  • Oaxaca Community Foundation
    The Foundation works to improve the quality of life of people in Oaxaca by increacing social particiaption and helping marginalized communities make fundamental changes to improve their well-being.
  • Old Mutual Foundation
    The Old Mutual Foundation was established in 1999 as part of the company's demutualisation process, with the aim of effectively managing the increasing resources provided for such initiatives.
  • Petron Foundation
    Petron Foundation implements programs to secure the future of the Filipino children and fuel their hopes through corporate social responsibility endeavors in the areas of education, environment, health & human services and advocacy.
  • Philippine Business for Social Progress
    Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) is a private and non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting business sector commitment to social development.
  • Philippine Center for Population and Development
    PCPD supports initiatives to influence peoples´ views and promote actions toward long-term human development and an appropriate balance between population and resources.
  • The Philippine Council for NGO Certification
    PCNC's main function is to certify non-profit organizations that meet established minimum criteria for financial management and accountability in the service to underprivileged Filipinos.
  • Phuket Community Foundation
    The mission of the Foundation is to help maintain or improve the quality of life in Phuket for everyone.
  • Puerto Rico Community Foundation
    The Foundation works to develop community capacity in Puerto Rico to lead to social and economic transformation.
  • Raksthai Foundation
    is the Thai member of the CARE International on January 2003, being the first CARE member from a developing country
  • Rio Como Vamos
    Rio Como Vamos seeks to improve the quality of life in urban slums of Brazil.
  • Rio Institute
    The Rio Institute was estabilshed as a foundation to invest in individuals and organizations that improve society in Brazil.
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was founded in 1940 and focuses on four themes: Democratic Practice, Sustainable Development, Peace and Security, and Human Advancement.
  • The Rockefeller Foundation
    The foundation enables "smart globalization."
  • Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
    A foundation working on issues of arts and culture, health and human services, and civil liberty and social justice.
  • Instituto Rukha
    Instituto Rukha seeks to engage all sectors of society in the participatory process of improving quality of life.
  • Foundation SES
    The Foundation is a social organization devoted to promoting and developing different strategies that strive for the inclusion of adolescents with fewer opportunities.
  • Shell Foundation
    The Foundation focuses on global development and environmental challenges linked to the impact of energy and globalization.
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
    Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a leading voice and catalyst for innovative solutions to the region´s most challenging problems.
  • Strategic Actions for a Just Economy
    SAJE is an economic justice, community development, and popular education center that has been building economic power for working class people in Los Angeles since 1996.
  • Sustainability Institute
    The Institute focuses on understanding the root causes of unsustainable behavior in complex systems to help restructure systems and shift mindsets that will help move human society toward sustainability.
  • Thai Foundation/Development Support Consortium
    This organization was established by a network of seven Thai NGOs as a support mechanism to strengthen and provide self-reliance for civil society organizations, particularlythose at grassroots level.
  • The Philanthropic Initiative
    TPI is dedicated to dynamic philanthropy, a results-driven investment approach to a deeply challenging and rewarding field.
  • Triangle Community Foundation
    A nonprofit organization that manages $140 million in funds established by individuals, businesses and families.
  • Ufadhili
    Ufadhili exists to promote the spirit of giving, philanthropy, and the use of local resources to improve people's lives in East Africa.
    UNICEF's mission is to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child´s path.
  • Universal Education Foundation
    UEF is an advocacy foundation that works in co-creative partnerships towards education by all for the well-being of children.
  • UniversalGiving
    UniversalGiving is a web-based nonprofit that helps people give and volunteer with projects across the world. Opportunities are vetted with a ten-stage process, with 100% passed through. UniversalGiving Corporate has a customized service for companies, helping them launch and manage CSR initiatives, including both giving and employee volunteering, around the world.
  • Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado Puebla
    This Mexican university strives to create currents of thought and educate leaders who transform society.
  • US Agency for International Development
    USAID helps people struggling to make a better life, recover from a disaster or striving to live in a free and democratic country.
  • The Via Foundation
    The Via Foundation assists people who have taken the initiative to create positive change in their communities.
  • Social Development Department, World Bank
    The Social Development Department emphasizes overcoming poverty and creating equity.
  • World Economic Forum
    The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
  • Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support
    WINGS is a global network that seeks to strengthen philanthropy and a culture of giving through mutual learning and support, knowledge sharing and professional development amoung its participants.
  • Yappika - Civil Society Alliance for Democracy
    Yappika helps develop and sustain civil society in Indonesia.

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