The Wallace Global Fund is guided by the vision of the late Henry A. Wallace, former Secretary of Agriculture and Vice-President under Franklin D. Roosevelt. Committed to serving the general welfare, his life exemplified farsightedness, global vision, and receptivity to new ideas.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has been making grants since 1966 to help solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. The Foundation concentrates its resources on activities in education, the environment, global development, performing arts, philanthropy and population, and makes grants to support disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Time Inc. Home Entertainment (TIHE) specializes in publishing high quality, branded books, calendars and videos for such Time Inc. titles as People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Life, InStyle, Real Simple and Fortune. Their client list includes Mayo Clinic, NFL, Guinness World Records, HBO and Warner Brothers. On March 5, 2006, ESPN columnist Rick Reilly wrote an influential column titled "Nothing But Nets" which challenged readers to donate to the organization and helped to raise $1.2 million. Now Rick Reilly in conjunction with TIHE, has published a new book, Hate Mail From Cheerleaders, which is a collection of 100 of Rick's best hits over the years. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of this book will help further benefit the Nothing But Nets organization. Please visit your local bookstore or Amazon.com to get your copy of Hate Mail From Cheerleaders.
Founded in 1990 by Ted Turner, Turner Foundation, Inc. (the "Foundation") is a private, independent family foundation committed to preventing damage to the natural systems - water, air, and land, on which all life depends.
CDC protects people's health and safety by preventing and controlling diseases and injuries; enhances health decisions by providing credible information on critical health issues; and promotes healthy living through strong partnerships with local, national, and international organizations.
UNICEF works in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, safe water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.
Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.
In accordance with the purposes and principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) is dedicated to assisting the Member States and the Secretary-General in their efforts to maintain international peace and security. The Department's mission is to plan, prepare, manage and direct UN peacekeeping operations, so that they can effectively fulfil their mandates under the overall authority of the Security Council and General Assembly, and under the command vested in the Secretary-General.
UNIFEM is the United Nations Development Fund for Women. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security.
The UN Development Programme is working to support Haiti relief efforts. They are looking toward the future, focusing on time-critical early recovery activities in Haiti and supporting spontaneous recovery initiatives by affected communities to rebuild lives and livelihoods. UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.