Top Nonprofits tagged with research


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Vera Institute of Justice
National Criminal Justice
#4 Top Nonprofit

The Vera Institute of Justice combines expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance to help leaders in government and civil society improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety.


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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Bay Area Climate Change
#4 Top Nonprofit

NRDC's mission is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.


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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) (Blood Cancers)
National Cancer
#4 Top Nonprofit

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.


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Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#4 Top Nonprofit

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma. The Center serves as a leader in building broad-based consensus to change…


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Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#4 Top Nonprofit

To achieve its goals of ending hunger and expanding access to the federal nutrition programs, FRAC pursues a comprehensive national, state and local strategy.


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IRC (International Water and Sanitation Centre)
International Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
#4 Top Nonprofit

IRC's mission is to help poor people in developing countries to get the best water and sanitation services by emphasizing the introduction of communication, gender, participation, community management and affordable technologies into water and sanitation programmes.


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Environmental Defense Fund
National Climate Change
#5 Top Nonprofit

Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Since 1967, they have linked science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems. Guided by…


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The Gerontological Society of America
National Aging
#5 Top Nonprofit

The Mission of The Gerontological Society of America is to promote the conduct of multi- and interdisciplinary research in aging by expanding the quantity of gerontological research and by increasing its funding resources; to disseminate gerontological research knowledge to researchers,…


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Legal Action Center (New York)
Local Criminal Justice
#5 Top Nonprofit

The Legal Action Center is the only non-profit law and policy organization in the United States whose sole mission is to fight discrimination against people with histories of addiction, HIV/AIDS, or criminal records, and to advocate for sound public policies…


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St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital (Children Cancers)
National Cancer
#5 Top Nonprofit

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on…


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Pacific Institute
Bay Area Climate Change
#5 Top Nonprofit

The Pacific Institute works to create a healthier planet and sustainable communities. We conduct interdisciplinary research and partner with stakeholders to produce solutions that advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity—in California, nationally, and internationally.


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Public/Private Ventures
National Workforce Development
#5 Top Nonprofit

Public/Private Ventures is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the effectiveness of social policies, programs and community initiatives, especially as they affect youth and young adults. In carrying out this mission, P/PV works with philanthropies, the public…


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National Abortion Federation (NAF)
National Reproductive Health, Rights, & Justice
#5 Top Nonprofit

The mission of the National Abortion Federation is to ensure safe, legal, and accessible abortion care to promote health and justice for women.


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World Resources Institute
National Climate Change
#5 Top Nonprofit

The World Resources Institute's mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.


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The Education Trust
National Education
#5 Top Nonprofit

The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Our goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young people—especially those from low-income families or who are…


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Greater Twin Cities United Way
Minnesota Workforce Development
#5 Top Nonprofit

Greater Twin Cities United Way unites caring people in building stronger communities by inspiring people to help others, increasing resources to meet needs and fostering innovative solutions to problems.


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Education Trust
National Education
#6 Top Nonprofit

The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Our goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young people—especially those from low-income families or who are…


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Greenbelt Alliance
Bay Area Climate Change
#6 Top Nonprofit

Greenbelt Alliance protects open spaces and creates vibrant places throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. They work in partnership with diverse coalitions on public policy development, advocacy, and education.


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Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC) (Texas)
Local Criminal Justice
#6 Top Nonprofit

The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC) is committed to identifying and advancing real solutions to the problems facing Texas juvenile and criminal justice systems. We provide policy research and analysis, form effective partnerships, and educate key stakeholders to promote effective…


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ICRW (International Center for Research on Women)
International Violence Against Women
#6 Top Nonprofit

ICRW's mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world. To accomplish this, ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity and advocate for evidence-based, practical ways to change policies and programs.


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Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#6 Top Nonprofit

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. FRAC works with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit…


Oxfam
Oxfam
International Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
#6 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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The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
National Childhood Nutrition/Health
#6 Top Nonprofit

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.


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New England Foundation for the Arts
National Arts & Culture
#6 Top Nonprofit

NEFA’s mission is to creatively support the movement of people, ideas, and resources in the arts within New England and beyond, make vital connections between artists and communities, and build the strength, knowledge, and leadership of the region's creative sector.…


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Charles K Blandin Foundation
Minnesota Workforce Development
#6 Top Nonprofit

To strengthen rural Minnesota communities, especially the Grand Rapids area. 


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National Federation of the Blind
National People with Disabilities
#7 Top Nonprofit

The mission of the National Federation of the Blind is to achieve widespread emotional acceptance and intellectual understanding that the real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight but the misconceptions and lack of information which exist. We…


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Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
National Aging
#7 Top Nonprofit

Family Caregiver Alliance is a public voice for caregivers. Their pioneering programs support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic , disabling health conditions.


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Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama
National Criminal Justice
#7 Top Nonprofit

A nonprofit organization providing legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners denied fair and just treatment in the legal system.


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TransForm
Bay Area Climate Change
#7 Top Nonprofit

TransForm works to create world-class public transportation and walkable communities in the Bay Area and beyond. It builds diverse coalitions, influence policy, and develop innovative programs to improve the lives of all people and protect the environment.


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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) (Multiple Myeloma)
National Cancer
#7 Top Nonprofit

The MMRF relentlessly pursues innovative means that accelerate the development of next-generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend the lives of patients and lead to a cure.



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