Philanthropic Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Philanthropic Organizations

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action

Contains details on the organization with its membership guidelines, news updates, and programs.

All At Once

Jack Johnson's music tour has collaborated with many non-profit groups and those who attend the concerts can choose a group to support so that individuals can work together to make a difference in local and global communities.

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

Provides veterinary care in response to emergencies.

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now

Community organization that deals with social justice to the cities among five countries for the benefit of its residents.

Backpacks for Kids Foundation?

A non profit organization that donates new backpacks filled with quality school supplies to children in need.

Bahati Foundation

Foundation dedicated to the health and education of inner-city youth though Cycling Outreach and GIVEBACK programs.

Centre for Effective Altruism

Advocates research based altruism; includes video clips and details of some of the centre's programs. Run by the University of Oxford in the UK.

Raises awareness for federal employees and military personnel to contribute donations to charities.

Charity Navigator

Evaluates the financial health of over 5,300 of America's largest charities. Browse charities by category, by size, by rating, and by scope of work.

The Common Thread Project

Charity founded by Jerry Gladstone featuring a book about perseverance from well known celebrities. Net proceeds will go to charity.


St. Jude continues their research on cancer, pediatrics, oncology, and communications within the professional community.

Daniel Pearl Foundation

Fosters cross-cultural understanding through music, journalism, and modern communications.

Dialogue on Diversity

Provides insights about the organization along with press releases and list of upcoming activities.

Emmaüs International

Presents an international movement that seeks to evaluate the root causes of poverty.

Fabretto Children's Foundation

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower underserved children and their families in Nicaragua through education.

Farm Aid

Charitable organization established by Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp to keep family farmers on their land.

Foundation for a Better Life

Encourages adherence to a set of quality values through television and radio advertising.

Giving What We Can

Membership organization where members pledge to donate at least 10% of their income to what this organization has researched as being the most effective charities in the world.

Global Giving

Charity formed by two former members of the world bank. Allows individuals to contribute directly to charitable projects around the world.

Habitat for Humanity

Non-profit charity seeing to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world.

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights

Helps people living in poverty or danger improve their lives by offering programs in housing, health care, economic security and legal protection.

Humanist Charities

Associated with the American Humanist Association, organization specializes in aid and action to better humanity. Includes project and donation details.

Humanitarian Practice Network

Organization for policy-makers, practitioners, and others working in the humanitarian sector to share and disseminate information, analysis, and experience.

Serves as resource page in finding various stories of heroism and gratitude.

Karen Hilltribes Trust

Focuses on the improvement of education and health among the citizens of northwest Thailand.

Keta Foundation

Nonprofit dedicated to supporting a number of philanthropic and other institutions in Ghana, Africa, and globally.

Lily Sarah Grace Fund

Matthew Badger started this fund in honor of his three daughters. The foundations goal is to finance art in underfunded elementary schools. LSGFund

MassMutual Foundation

Strives to broaden economic opportunity for America’s youth and their families by investing in economic development, academic achievement and workforce development locally, and financial education across the United States.

National 211 Collaborative

Highlights a telephone number that connects communities in terms of volunteer opportunities and service.

National Philanthropic Trust

Helps individuals and families reach their philanthropic goals meaningfully and effectively through donor advised funds, supporting organizations and a pooled income fund.

Serves as the gateway for NGO professionals to interact with each other.

The Nippon Foundation

Acts as a Social Innovation hub, positioned at the center of new frameworks that link citizens, companies, NGOs, governments, and international organizations, to achieve a society in which “all people support one another.”.

Seeks to uphold social justice by providing relief and rehabilitation for victims of violence.


Highlights a charity that seeks to eliminate the problem of poverty.


Project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs aiding the relief community.

The Royal Humane Society of Australasia

Strives to grant public recognition to individuals who risk their lives for others.


Highlights an organization that aids orphaned and destitute children, underage mothers, and elders.

Society of Singers

Features an organization that offers services to address the needs of professional singers worldwide.


Nashville-based shoe charity giving to those in need. Organization collects shoes from manufacturers and individuals to be distributed to those who have none.

SOS Children

UK charity helping orphaned children. Offers home support, medical care, education, and trauma counseling.

The Sphere Project

Aims to improve the quality of assistance to people affected by disaster and improve the accountability of states and humanitarian agencies to their constituents, donors and, the affected populations. Supllies support services, materials, and training.

The Teagle Foundation

Supports new thinking in higher education, including liberal arts and assessment and measurement, as well as funding social programs in New York City.

Tibet Poverty Alleviation Fund

Helps disadvantaged families participate in Tibet’s rapidly expanding economy by implementing programs to help increase their incomes and living standards.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Offers information and ways to participate in aiding the survival, development and protection of children living in poverty.

Vigeo Eiris

Global independent provider of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) research and services for investors, public and private organisations and NGOs.

Volunteers of America

Non-profit social service organization that serves those in need, and partners with local communities.

William S. Abell Foundation

Supports qualified, tax-exempt organizations that serve clients who are hungry, persons with intellectual disabilities, homeless, abused women and children, and to assist at-risk pregnant women in delivering and caring for their infants.

Worker Ants

Serves as an Internet portal designed for volunteers, charities, and activist causes.

XanGo Goodness Foundation

Xango's worldwide cause related movement offers information about their mission of raising social consciousness and mobilizing global resources to serve, support and improve communities in need.

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