Non-profits (Page 337)


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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, 1 but
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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, formerly the Corrections Accountability Project at the Urban Justice Center, is a research and advocacy organization focused on dismantling the prison system. 1
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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. 1
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    Writers for Democratic Action

    Writers for Democratic Action is a group of writers that advocate for various left-of-center positions, including greater abortion access. It was founded in 2020 as “Writers Against Trump,” a group of writers that opposed then-President Donald Trump.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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    Y & H Soda Foundation

    The Y and H Soda Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation that supports liberal expansionist immigration, left-progressive social policy, and liberal social welfare organizations located in California. Originally founded to improve education in the East Bay region of northern California, the organization’s focus has shifted to promoting statewide and nationwide
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    Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute (CELI)

    The Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute is a nonprofit organization affiliated with Yale University that acts as a training and professional development organization for business leaders in America. The organization provides training programs to CEOs of many of the largest corporations in America such as American Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, Starbucks,
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    Yankee Institute for Public Policy

    The Yankee Institute for Public Policy is a non-partisan, public policy think tank that advocates for individual freedom, limited government, and free markets in Connecticut. 1 The Yankee Institute for Public Policy
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    Yaqeen Institute

    The Yaqeen Institute, also known as the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, is a Texas-based Islamic think tank and research institution that seeks to promote Islamic religious practice and respond to questions and doubts about the Muslim faith.
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    Yarg Foundation

    Yarg Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaker that supports programs that works to better teens’ health and make changes to Oregon’s criminal justice system. The foundation was founded by family members of John and Betty Gray, who created the foundation from the couple’s estate.
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    Yellow Chair Foundation

    The Yellow Chair Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation based in San Francisco, California. It was created by Yahoo co-founder David Filo and his wife Angela. The organization supports environmentalist campaigns, most prominently funding among other things the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign to shut down every coal-fired power
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    Yes to Affordable Housing (YAH!)

    Yes to Affordable Housing (YAH!) is a San Francisco Bay-area organization that advocates for progressive housing reforms such as high-density development, opposition to profit-based new construction, and viewing housing as a human right as opposed to a “commodity or simply as an investment.” It is a fiscally-sponsored project of the
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    YMCA of Greater New York

    The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization, the largest YMCA in North America and also New York City’s largest private youth-serving organization.