Citizens for Global Solutions is a nationwide organization that inspires America to engage the world. Our members recognize that in today's interconnected world, our lives, our jobs and our families are increasingly affected by global problems. Challenges like terrorism, climate change, failed states and infectious diseases cannot be addressed by any one country alone, not even the United States. Citizens for Global Solutions believes that countries can best solve global problems by working together to find global solutions.
The Club of Madrid is an independent organization dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world by drawing on the unique experience and resources of its Members — democratic former heads of state and government. In partnership with other organizations and governments that share its democracy-promotion goals, the Club of Madrid provides peer to peer counsel, strategic support and technical advice to leaders and institutions working towards democratic transition and consolidation.
Conservation International (CI) applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth's richest regions of plant and animal diversity in the biodiversity hotspots, high-biodiversity wilderness areas and key marine ecosystems. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, CI works in more than 40 countries on four continents.
Crowdrise is about giving back, raising tons of money for charity and having the most fun in the world while doing it. The Crowdrise community was named a “Top 25 Best Global Philanthropist” by Barron’s. We're trying to keep Crowdrise a secret so please don't tell anyone but know that, as soon as you give, you'll be a part of something really special.
DataDyne.org was formed in 2003 by physician/epidemiologist Joel Selanikio, formerly of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and technologist Rose Donna, formerly of the American Red Cross, to increase the quantity and quality of data available for worldwide public health. DataDyne.org works with mobile information technologies including handheld computers, mobile phones, the Internet, and GPS to break down the barriers to data utilization and create sustainable data flows in developing countries. DataDyne.org's premier product is EpiSurveyor, a free web-based product allowing anyone to collect data on basic cellphones for free (www.episurveyor.org). Considered to be the most widely implemented mHealth project in the world, EpiSurveyor is actively used by ministries of health in more than 15 countries, as well as many other NGOs, researchers, and UN agencies. EpiSurveyor has been adopted by the World Health Organization as a standard for electronic health data collection, and is the winner of numerous awards including the 2009 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability.
Deutsche Bank’s Global Social Finance Group provides financing solutions to enterprises that provide essential services to disadvantaged communities globally. Since 1997, the Group has structured 10 debt funds which have supported the growth of more than 100 microfinance institutions and social enterprises located in 50 countries around the world. The $330 million these funds have invested have benefited millions of low income households through greater access to financial services, affordable housing, healthcare, education and other basic services.
Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services. Dow Corning is equally owned by the Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. Established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the potential of silicones, Dow Corning has grown to become a global leader in silicone-based technology and innovation.
Music for Relief and Causecast have teamed up to expand the program with an innovative, and rewarding new approach to fundraising. Donations received will go directly to nonprofits working to rebuild and transform Haiti, including the UN Foundation. Download To Donate users will help keep the women and children of Haiti safe at night by providing solar-powered lights in the tent camps through UN agency partners.
The Energy Foundation is a partnership of major donors interested in solving the world's energy problems. Its mission is to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy — new technologies that are essential components of a clean energy future. The primary role of the Energy Foundation as a grant maker is to provide resources to the institutions that most effectively leverage change.