It takes all nations and all sectors to make progress on the most important and far-reaching international challenges. The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems.
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The United Nations Foundation is dedicated to reducing childhood mortality from disease, advocating for the rights of women and girls, improving disaster relief, creating a clean energy future, and ensuring a strong, well-funded UN.
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.
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.
The European Climate Foundation aims to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions and help Europe play an even stronger international leadership role in mitigating climate change.
ABC News and the UN Foundation launched an initiative engaging millions of Americans to support millions of moms across the globe around the critical issues of pregnancy, childbirth and children's health. Using the latest in social media strategies together with world-class broadcast and digital news platforms, this initiative is building a vibrant community that connects moms everywhere around things all mothers care about: the right nutrition to support their pregnancies, trained midwives to assist in safe deliveries of newborns, and vaccines that allow children to survive to celebrate their first birthdays and beyond.
The Idol Gives Back Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established by the producers of American Idol and FOX to raise money and awareness to serve children and their families in need throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world. The Idol Gives Back Foundation is harnessing American Idol's ability to capture America's hearts and the power of entertainment to benefit some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.
JCI is a worldwide network of nearly a quarter of a million members (young leaders in their 20s and 30s) in over one hundred countries and territories. Through various local, national and international projects and events, JCI members meet, learn and grow. JCI also has millions of alumni, many of whom provide support to active members.
Lutheran World Relief, an international nonprofit organization, works to end poverty and injustice by empowering some of the world's most impoverished communities to help themselves. With partners in 35 countries, LWR seeks to promote sustainable development with justice and dignity by helping communities bring about change for healthy, safe and secure lives; engage in Fair Trade; promote peace and reconciliation; and respond to emergencies. LWR is headquartered in Baltimore, Md. and has worked in international development and relief since 1945.
The MAC AIDS Fund, the "heart and soul" of MAC cosmetics, provides vital support to men, women and children with HIV/AIDS. Since 1994, MAC has raised over $41 million primarily through VIVA GLAM lipstick, from which 100% percent of sales go directly to organizations worldwide that provide direct care services and essentials to those affected, as well as education, and prevention programs to support the elimination of prejudice and discrimination against HIV/AIDS-affected individuals.