Non-profits (Page 267)


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    World Future Society

    The World Future Society is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization founded in 1966 and based in Chicago, IL. Annually, WFS reviews the past year in order to make predictions about the future, and each July, WFS holds a conference which features speakers and one- or two-day courses dealing with
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    World Gold Council

    The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. It works across all parts of the industry, from gold mining to investment, and their aim is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold.
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    World Jewish Congress

    World Jewish Congress (WJC) is a 501(c)(3) international organization that attempts to act as a diplomatic arm that assists, unifies, and represents the interests of the Jewish people. It focuses on combating antisemitism, protecting Jewish institutions, developing inter-faith cooperation, and bringing about support for Israel’s existence.
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    World Ocean Observatory

    World Ocean Observatory is a 501(c)(3) research and educational advocacy organization for ocean sustainability. It protects the ocean environment by using public awareness through worldwide network communication systems and by partnering with other ocean project groups.  It provides resources and information for educational innovations, public programs, and exhibits.
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    World Policy Institute

    The World Policy Institute is a New York-based research institute which focuses on the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly connected world.
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    World Resources Institute (WRI)

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) is a non-profit organization that focuses on providing research and policy approaches on environmentalist issues around the world. WRI receives hundreds of millions of dollars a year via grants from government agencies, private foundations, and corporations. Some of these donors include the European Climate
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    World Resources Institute Fund

    The World Resources Institute Fund (WRIF) is a charitable organization tied to the World Resources Institute (WRI), a nonprofit research organization that conducts global research on environmentalist subjects, such as climate change and environmentalist energy sources. WRI receives hundreds of millions of dollars a year in grants from government
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    World Service Authority

    World Service Authority (WSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational and promotional arm of World Government of World Citizens. WSA advocates that all people be citizens of a world government and sells World citizen and World identity documents, such as passports and birth certificates.
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    World Stewardship Institute

    World Stewardship Institute (WSI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that sponsors projects that have religious affiliations and deal with various environmental issues.
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    World Vision

    World Vision is a Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization that focuses on children, families, and communities and aims to end poverty. The organization was founded in the United Kingdom in 1950, [33] but became a tax-exempt organization in the United States in 1982. [34]
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    World Wide Web Foundation

    World Wide Web Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that works to reform internet policies, rules, and regulations around the World. It advocates for full and total free use of the internet for all society.
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    World Wildlife Fund

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF, also known abroad as World Wide Fund for Nature) is an international non-governmental organization that focuses on conservation and environmentalism efforts. The majority of the WWF’s revenue comes in the form of grants and contributions from foundations, government grants, corporations, and individuals including the
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    Worldwatch Institute

    The Worldwatch Institute is a globally focused environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C. Worldwatch was named as one of the top ten sustainable development research organizations by Globescan Survey of Sustainability Experts.
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    Worth Rises

    Worth Rises is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that opposes aspects of the American criminal justice system, particularly with respect to imprisonment.
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    Wright State Foundation

    The Wright State University Foundation is a nonprofit that handles gifts for Wright State University. It is a separate charitable organization that is run by its own board of trustees. [122] The Wright State University audit for 2020 and 2021 states that contributions to the foundation are “primarily
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    WS Scharff Family Foundation

    The WS Scharff Family Foundation (“Scharff Foundation”) is a left-of-center private grantmaking organization. The Scharff Foundation has provided financial support for environmentalist organizations, organizations that focus on social policies based on race and gender, and organizations that support individuals with disabilities. History The WS Scharff Foundation was created in 1990
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    Wyncote Foundation

    The Wyncote Foundation is a left-of-center private grantmaking foundation run by the heirs to the Otto Haas family estate. The foundation is primarily focused on supporting environmentalist advocacy groups and non-profits promoting public journalism and broadcasting, while also supporting the arts, conservationists, and health service organizations. [154] The
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    Wyoming Children’s Law Center

    Wyoming Children’s Law Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, founded in 2009. It provides legal assistance to low-income children and families regarding issues affecting children’s education and safety. Wyoming Children’s Law Center also works to impact laws and policies that influence children and vulnerable adults.
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    Wyss Foundation

    The Wyss Foundation is a private foundation established in 1998 by Swiss billionaire and former Synthes CEO Hansjorg Wyss, an environmentalist activist and former CEO of the controversial medical device manufacturer Synthes. [170] The private foundation, based in Washington, D.C., states that it is “dedicated to supporting innovative,
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    Xerces Society

    The Xerces Society is a non-profit environmental organization that focuses on the conservation of invertebrates considered to be essential to biological diversity and ecosystem health.