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PhET Interactive Simulations
PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. The simulations are written in Java, Flash or HTML5, and can be run online or downloaded to your computer. All simulations are open source. Multiple sponsors support the PhET project, enabling these resources to be free to all students and teachers.
World Resources Institute
WRI is a global nonprofit organization that works with leaders in government, business and civil society to research, design, and carry out practical solutions that simultaneously improve people’s lives and ensure nature can thrive.
Languages without Boarders
We aspire to boost the usage of technology in the non profit spectrum. Our current focus areas are linguistic integration & communication and mobility & navigation. One of the main projects currently under implementation is a digital communication guide that helps Arabic speakers to communicate in Greek. Our prototype will be released in the forthcoming weeks. Also, CoronaSMS is a multilingual application that helps foreign citizens living in Greece in the process of composing the SMSs, required to get outside during the lockdown in Greece.
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.
RootIO enables people who primarily rely on radio for their information needs to own radio stations by scaling down the economic dynamics (like buying heavy machinery) of radio to the point where communities can run them without suffering the financial and skill burdens that befall typical radio stations.
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.
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.
At YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley, one of the first multiservice agencies in the Bay Area, we are rooted in our Theory of Change which requires a continuum of response to the challenges of racism, sexism, and gender-based violence. That’s why we offer direct services to meet immediate needs, issue education to change hearts and minds in our local communities, and legislate advocacy to change the rules and systems in order to achieve greater equity and justice for all.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.At the Rainforest Alliance, we believe that the key to ensuring long and healthy lives for people, for wildlife and for the planet is by establishing sustainable ways of working the land. In more than 60 countries around the world, we are collaborating with farmers, workers, business leaders, NGO's, governments, scientists and local communities to develop and implement standards that are socially and environmentally responsible, as well as economically viable.
Noora Health is an online platform that offers training and information to caregivers and patients after surgeries. It aims to ensure that patients are well taken of during their recovery process from a major medical event or chronic condition.