Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
New York, NY
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces is an organization established in 1981 dedicated to the men and women serving in the Israel Defense Forces, wounded veterans, and the families of fallen soldiers. Headquartered in New York City, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces is a 501 non-profit organization that operates fifteen regional offices in the United States and Panama. Friends of the Israel Defense Forces initiates and supports educational, social, cultural and recreational programs and facilities in an effort to ease the burden that the Israel Defense Forces' soldiers and their families carry on behalf of the Jewish community worldwide.
FINCA International is a non-profit, microfinance organization, founded by John Hatch in 1984. Sometimes referred to as the "World Bank for the Poor", FINCA is the innovator of the village banking methodology in microcredit and is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of modern-day microfinance.
Americares is a non-profit disaster relief and global health organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs and supporting long-term health care initiatives for people in the United States and around the world.
New York, NY
Acumen is a non-profit impact investment fund with almost 15 years’ experience in small and medium-sized enterprises that serve low-income communities in developing countries primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Acumen brings a venture capital sensibility to aid work.
Root Capital is a non-profit social investment fund operating in poor rural areas of Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. According to its website, Root Capital "seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of [its] work through a three-pronged strategy: finance, advise, and catalyze."
Islamic Relief USA
Islamic Relief USA strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide regardless of color, race, religion, or creed, and to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner. Incorporated in California in 1993, Islamic Relief operates a wide variety of projects, including education and training, water and sanitation, income generation, orphan support, health and nutrition, and emergency relief. Islamic Relief also sponsors many domestic projects, including homeless feedings, financial assistance, healthcare in underserved areas, the annual Day of Dignity program, providing food, medical care, hygiene kits, clothes, blankets, and more to homeless and underserved communities across the United States. Islamic Relief's largest domestic project was the response to Hurricane Katrina.
The Jerusalem Foundation
New York, NY
The Jerusalem Foundation, founded in 1966, makes grants for projects in Jerusalem such as parks, libraries, community centers, and archeological, health, social and cultural activities. With universal and Jewish values as the source of its inspiration, the Jerusalem Foundation seeks to create a just society for all citizens of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Foundation works toward creating an open, equitable and modern society by responding to the needs of residents and trying to improve their quality of life. The Jerusalem Foundation will continue to pioneer change while at the same supporting efforts to preserve the history of the city.
Global Impact is a non-profit organization that works with international charities based in the United States and administers four of the largest Combined Federal Campaigns, including the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area, and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas.
Counterpart International is a non-profit organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. The organization’s mission is: Counterpart partners with local organizations – formal and informal – to build inclusive, sustainable communities in which their people thrive.
The Tibet Fund
New York, NY
The Tibet Fund's mission is to preserve the distinct cultural identity of the Tibetan people. Since 1981, under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Tibet Fund has been the primary funding organization for health care, education, refugee rehabilitation, religious and cultural preservation, elder care, and community and economic development programs serving hundreds of thousands of Tibetan refugees living in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Our aim is to promote self-reliance and help sustain the cohesiveness of the exile community. In Tibet, our support is directed to education, emergency relief, healthcare, and social enterprise programs that aid impoverished and marginalized Tibetans. The Tibet Fund also administers sponsorship programs for individual support of Tibetan children, monks, nuns, and elders.