Top Nonprofits tagged with education


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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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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
National Arts & Culture
#2 Top Nonprofit

Since opening in 1971, the Kennedy Center has continued its efforts to fulfill his vision—presenting the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader…


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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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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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Project for Pride in Living (PPL)
Minnesota Workforce Development
#2 Top Nonprofit

To work with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services and education.


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Aspire Public Schools
Bay Area Education
#2 Top Nonprofit

Aspire aims to open and operate small, high-quality charter schools in low-income neighborhoods in order to: <p> -Increase the academic performance of diverse students -Develop effective educators -Catalyze change in public schools -Share successful practices with other forward-thinking educators


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National Council on Independent Living
National People with Disabilities
#3 Top Nonprofit

NCIL is a national membership organization that provides technical assistance and training on issues related to running and operating centers for independent living and federal services available to people with disabilities.


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Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
National LGBT Equality and Support
#3 Top Nonprofit

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. <p> We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of…


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KIPP Foundation
National Education
#3 Top Nonprofit

KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 99 KIPP schools in 20 states and…


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Marin Humane Society (California)
Local Animal Welfare, Rights, & Protection
#3 Top Nonprofit

Mission Statement: Improving the lives of animals and people through advocacy, education, and support. The Marin Humane Society, organized over one hundred years ago, is a progressive animal shelter offering refuge and rehabilitation to nearly ten thousand animals each year…


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American Society on Aging (ASA)
National Aging
#3 Top Nonprofit

The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and…


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BRAC
International Microfinance
#3 Top Nonprofit

Our mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programmes that enable women and men to realize their potential.


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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
Minnesota Educational Support for At-Risk Youth
#3 Top Nonprofit

The Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.


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The Sentencing Project
National Criminal Justice
#3 Top Nonprofit

The Sentencing Project is a national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration. The Sentencing Project was founded in 1986 to provide defense lawyers with…


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Correctional Association of New York (The CA) (New York)
Local Criminal Justice
#3 Top Nonprofit

The Correctional Association of New York is an independent, non-profit organization founded by concerned citizens in 1844 and granted unique authority by the New York State Legislature to inspect prisons and to report its findings and recommendations to the legislature,…


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LIVESTRONG.org (Lance Armstrong Foundation) (Multiple Cancers)
National Cancer
#3 Top Nonprofit

Our mission is to inspire and empower people with cancer to live strong. We serve our mission through education, advocacy, public health and research programs


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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Bay Area Arts & Culture
#3 Top Nonprofit

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents contemporary art from the Bay Area and around the world that reflects the profound issues and ideas of our time, expands the boundaries of artistic practice, and celebrates the diversity of human experience…


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Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
National Workforce Development
#3 Top Nonprofit

The Center for Law and Social Policy seeks to improve the lives of low-income people.


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Kidango
Bay Area Early Childhood Education
#3 Top Nonprofit

Kidango continuously works to improve our programs and expand our services to fulfill our mission of inspiring children, empowering families and building stronger communities.


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New Leaders
Bay Area Middle-Secondary Education
#3 Top Nonprofit

Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.


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V-Day
International Violence Against Women
#3 Top Nonprofit

V-Day is an organized response against violence toward women.<br><br> V-Day is a vision: We see a world where women live safely and freely. V-Day is a demand: Rape, incest, battery, genital mutilation and sexual slavery must end now. V-Day is…


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W.K. Kellogg Foundation
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#3 Top Nonprofit

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.


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UNICEF
International Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
#3 Top Nonprofit

UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF is guided by the Convention on…


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

Americans for the Arts is focused on four primary goals: Lead and serve individuals and organizations to help build environments in which the arts and arts education thrive and contribute to more vibrant and creative communities.; Generate meaningful public and…


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Mixed Blood Theatre Company (MBT)
Minnesota Access to Art and Culture
#3 Top Nonprofit

Mixed Blood Theatre Company, a professional, multi-racial company, promotes cultural pluralism and individual equality through artistic excellence, using theater to address artificial barriers that keep people from succeeding in American society.


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Jobs for the Future
National Workforce Development
#3 Top Nonprofit

Jobs for the Future identifies, develops, and promotes new education and workforce strategies that help communities, states, and the nation COMPETE IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY.


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University of Minnesota
Minnesota Access to Healthy Food
#3 Top Nonprofit

The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and…


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Union of Concerned Scientists
National Climate Change
#3 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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Larkin Street Youth Services
Bay Area Homelessness
#3 Top Nonprofit

The mission of Larkin Street Youth Services is to create a continuum of services that inspires youth to move beyond the street. We will nurture potential, promote dignity, and support bold steps by all.


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Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Bay Area Arts & Culture
#3 Top Nonprofit

Berkeley Repertory Theatre seeks to set a national standard for ambitious programming, engagement with its audiences and leadership within the community in which it resides. We endeavor to create a diverse body of work that expresses a rigorous, embracing aesthetic…



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