Top Nonprofits tagged with advocacy


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Lambda Legal
National LGBT Equality and Support
#1 Top Nonprofit

At Lambda Legal, we imagine a world without discrimination and inequality, and we work to achieve that vision every day. We make the case for equality in the nation’s courts and in the court of public opinion. The work we…


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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
National Climate Change
#1 Top Nonprofit

The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth. They work to restore the integrity of the elements that sustain life and to defend endangered natural places. They seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth…


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NAMI Minnesota
Minnesota Mental Health
#1 Top Nonprofit

NAMI Minnesota champions justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, support, and advocacy we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes in the mental health system, and increase the…


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Union of Concerned Scientists
Bay Area Climate Change
#1 Top Nonprofit

The Union of Concerned Scientists is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development, and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions.


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Fortune Society (New York)
Local Criminal Justice
#1 Top Nonprofit

The Fortune Society’s mission is to support successful reentry from prison and promote alternatives to incarcerations, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities.


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National Skills Coalition
National Workforce Development
#1 Top Nonprofit

National Skills Coalition organizes broad-based coalitions seeking to raise the skills of America’s workers across a range of industries. We advocate for public policies that invest in what works, as informed by our members’ real-world expertise. And we communicate these…


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Springboard for the Arts
Minnesota Access to Art and Culture
#1 Top Nonprofit

Springboard for the Arts is an economic and community development organization for artists and by artists. Our work is about building stronger communities, neighborhoods, and economies, and we believe that artists are an important leverage point in that work. Springboard…


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Emergency Foodshelf Network, Inc. (EFN)
Minnesota Access to Healthy Food
#1 Top Nonprofit

Emergency Foodshelf Network (EFN) in an innovative food bank dedicated to serving the hunger needs of our changing communities.


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National Skills Coalition
National Workforce Development
#1 Top Nonprofit

National Skills Coalition organizes broad-based coalitions seeking to raise the skills of America’s workers across a range of industries. We advocate for public policies that invest in what works, as informed by our members’ real-world expertise. And we communicate these…


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Guttmacher Institute
National Reproductive Health, Rights, & Justice
#1 Top Nonprofit

The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate and promote sound policy and program development.


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Goodwill Easter Seals
Minnesota Workforce Development
#1 Top Nonprofit

The mission of Goodwill/Easter Seals is to assist people with barriers to education, employment and independence in achieving their goals. We prepare people for work.


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Community Housing Partnership
Bay Area Homelessness
#1 Top Nonprofit

Community Housing Partnership creates, implements and demonstrates solutions to homelessness by working in partnership with people in San Francisco who would otherwise be without a home. CHP develops and operates high quality permanent affordable housing, integrating optional support services, job…


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Minnesota Environmental Partnership
Minnesota Environment
#1 Top Nonprofit

The Partnership’s mission is to strengthen the effectiveness of the Minnesota environmental community in protecting and enhancing the state’s natural resources. It counts among its members the state's leading environmental and conservation organizations whose leaders understand the power and productivity…


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HSUS (Humane Society of The United States)
National Animal Welfare, Rights, & Protection
#1 Top Nonprofit

The HSUS seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals; a world that will also benefit people. We are America's mainstream force against cruelty, exploitation, and neglect, and also the nation's most trusted voice extolling the human-animal bond. Our…


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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
National LGBT Equality and Support
#2 Top Nonprofit

The American Civil Liberties Union is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.


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The Arc of the US
National People with Disabilities
#2 Top Nonprofit

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.


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Union of Concerned Scientists
National Climate Change
#2 Top Nonprofit

The Union of Concerned Scientists is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development, and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions. We seek to ensure that all people have clean air, energy,…


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Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) (Texas)
Local Animal Welfare, Rights, & Protection
#2 Top Nonprofit

The mission of the Texas Humane Legislation Network is to promote the humane treatment of animals through legislation, education and advocacy.


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National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
National Aging
#2 Top Nonprofit

NCOA's mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.


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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
National Criminal Justice
#2 Top Nonprofit

The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.


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Sierra Club
Bay Area Climate Change
#2 Top Nonprofit

Sierra Club's mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of…


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Southern Center for Human Rights (Georgia)
Local Criminal Justice
#2 Top Nonprofit

The Southern Center for Human Rights provides legal representation to people facing the death penalty, challenges human rights violations in prisons and jails, seeks through litigation and advocacy to improve legal representation for poor people accused of crimes, and advocates…


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Oxfam
International Emergency Response
#2 Top Nonprofit

The purpose of Oxfam is to help create lasting solutions to the injustice of poverty. We are part of a global movement for change, one that empowers people to create a future that is secure, just, and free from poverty.


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UN Women
International Violence Against Women
#2 Top Nonprofit

The main roles of UN Women are: To support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms. To help Member States to implement these standards, standing ready to…


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Center for Science in the Public Interest
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#2 Top Nonprofit

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health…


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Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Minnesota Access to Art and Culture
#2 Top Nonprofit

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress. Our mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement…


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CLASP
National Workforce Development
#2 Top Nonprofit

CLASP seeks to improve the lives of low-income people.


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Second Harvest Heartland (SHH)
Minnesota Access to Healthy Food
#2 Top Nonprofit

Second Harvest Heartland’s mission is to end hunger through community partnerships.


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Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)
National Reproductive Health, Rights, & Justice
#2 Top Nonprofit

The mission of Planned Parenthood is to provide comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual, to advocate public policies which guarantee these rights and ensure access…


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Americans for the Arts
National Arts & Culture
#2 Top Nonprofit

The mission of Americans for the Arts is to serve, advance, and lead the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America.



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