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Founded in 2007, Single Stop harnesses America's most effective anti-poverty tools to create economic mobility for low-income families and individuals. By utilizing technology to create maximum impact at hundreds of sites across 10 states, Single Stop has connected over 2 million households to over $6 billion in resources and support. We partner with local organizations and institutions that serve low-income families to provide wraparound services and ensure their clients leverage all the major anti-poverty resources available. The Single Stop “one-stop-shop” model connects clients to a safety net worth $1 trillion provided by over 1 million organizations—connecting people to the resources they need to attain higher education, obtain good jobs, and achieve financial self-sufficiency.
World Resources Institute
A global research organization working on six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future:climate, energy, food, forests,water, cities & transport.
Allen Institute for AI (AI2)
The Allen Institute For Artificial Intelligence (AI2) is an artificial intelligence research and engineering institute. Research focuses include deep learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and building common sense AI systems. AI2 also invests in and builds early stage start-ups through its incubator program. AI2 was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning) young people. The organization works to save young lives by providing support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs on platforms where young people spend their time: our 24/7 phone lifeline, chat, text and soon-to-come integrations with social media platforms. We also run TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, and operate innovative education, research, and advocacy programs.
GiveDirectly allows governments, foundations, and individual donors to provide direct cash transfers to the extreme poor. Using the latest technology at every step, we locate recipients, integrate them into electronic payments networks, and monitor transfers end-to-end. We charge the full cost of delivering this service and nothing more. GiveDirectly holds the top overall rating for non-profit effectiveness by GiveWell and received the inaugural Google Global Impact Award.
The Stellar Development Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco. We’re building a common financial platform, designed to be open and accessible to everyone. Just as the internet allowed anyone to send an email or create a blog, Stellar now allows people to easily send, save, and receive money, without large fees or hassle.
Janaagraha is a non-profit organisation based in Bangalore that works on combining the efforts of both the government and the citizens to transform our cities and ensure better quality of life by improving quality of urban infrastructure and services and quality of citizenship. Citizen participation is encouraged through our online initiatives Ipaidabribe (www.ipaidabribe.com) which revolutionized public participation in addressing graft and our new civic portal ichangemycity (www.ichangemycity.com ) which promotes civic action at a local neighbourhood level.
myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise committed to empowering small-scale farmers on every level, from self-financing to agricultural training. We are working with 89,000 farmers and counting in Mali, Senegal, & Tanzania. myAgro pioneered the use of mobile layaway as a model for savings layaway that can be adopted by other organizations to serve farmers throughout the world. Smallholder farmers across the globe make up 70% of the world’s poor. Our model has been shown to double farm income and helps farmers move out of poverty. We’ve grown from 240 farmers in 2011 to 60,000+ in 2019, and will continue to scale over the next five years while aiming for our North Star of reaching 1 million smallholder farmers by 2025.
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is a Canadian and world leader, known for our expertise and continuous innovation as Canada’s only 24/7, bilingual professional counselling, information and volunteer support service for young people. Since 1989, we have offered kids, teens, and young adults a critical lifeline of hope and support through our free, anonymous service, which research shows significantly improves youth mental health. Young people reach out to Kids Help Phone from every corner of the country via phone, Live Chat, our internationally-recognized website, and through our confidential volunteer-led texting service in addition to having access to our database of local youth-serving programs.
We’re an all-volunteer team inspired by the impact of free tutoring in our local communities. We’ve seen the challenges in meeting people who need our help or arranging where and when to meet. Our clients would say the same thing! This led us to create Tutoria, an online platform connecting seekers of knowledge services with volunteers eager to make a difference.
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