2nd Call

We at 2nd Call use our License to Operate in the West Adams/Arlington Heights Communities and, a portion of the Newton area of Los Angeles, the City of Inglewood, Compton & Pasadena. We work a coordinated strategy and effort with most other gang intervention agencies and local law enforcement on creating dialo... more

5 Gyres Organization

Our Goal is to understand the impact of plastic pollution we study the 5 subtropical gyres by sailing through them. Together with our partners, Pangaea Explorations and Algalita Marine Research Foundation, we organize research expeditions, inviting scientists, journalists and other sailors to join the crew. To c... more

826LA

826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and... more

A Place Called Home

In the next 5 years, we would like A Place Called Home to impact the community with: A decline in violent and gang related activities An increase in High School graduates An increase in college entrants and graduates An increase in gainfully employed community members Better awareness of healt... more

A Window Between Worlds

A Window Between Worlds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence. Through creative expression, battered women and children gain a sense of renewal and power. Their images of hope, survival and strength educate the public and become "a window between worlds" for sur... more

African Millennium Foundation

African Millennium Foundation (AMF) is a strategic non-profit and non-governmental organization committed to the social and economic empowerment of the people of Africa, especially women. AMF seeks to target poverty, hunger and disease at its very root by providing African women and children with the necessary too... more

Aid Still Required

(ASR) is a not for profit 501c3 organization committed to bringing attention and humanitarian aid to areas suffering from natural disasters or human crises. Incorporated in Santa Monica, California, USA, in 2008 as a result of founders Hunter and Andrea Herz Payne’s three-year journey following the December... more

Amazon Watch

Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon's ecological... more

American Lung Association in California

The American Lung Association in California saves lives and improves the health of Californians and their lungs. Through research, education and advocacy, we fight to reduce smoking, keep the air we breathe clean, prevent and treat lung diseases such as asthma and COPD, and eliminate lung cancer. The mission of... more

American Parkinsons Disease Association

The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. was founded in 1961 to “ease the burden and find a cure” for Parkinson’s disease. Headquartered in New York, the organization focuses its energies on research, patient services, education and raising public awareness about the disease. APDA support... more

Ariven Community

The Ariven Vision The Ariven Vision creates, assists and collaborates to build global sanctuaries for retired animals, cows and oxen in particular. Each sanctuary grows biodynamic organic ‘intelligent’ vegetarian food while sharing its produce with the hungry. Our communities of consciousness are thi... more

Art Division Organization

Art Division is a non-profit (501)(c)3 organization dedicated to training and supporting underserved youth who are committed to studying the visual arts. Art Division distinguishes itself by providing in-depth services to young adults aged 18-25 in the Rampart District of Los Angeles, an at-risk population within... more

Artists for Trauma Organization

Artists for Trauma (AFT) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of both civilian and military trauma survivors by pairing recovering patients with established artists from various disciplines. The organization aims to expedite recovery through artistic expression and human connection,... more

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BEIRUTº8

Target of our project Put a spotlight on Beirut's history (monuments, architecture, arts, important historical events)  for Lebanese people, especially the youth, to understand the country's past and therefore create a better future and to introduce non-Lebanese to our mystical amazing city: Be... more

Bhakti Fest

Bhakti Fest is a Yoga | Dance | Music Festival which celebrates the devotional path that has its roots in yoga, kirtan, and meditation. It embraces ancient and modern sacred wisdom and traditional and non-traditional spiritual practices. The festival is a vehicle for evolution of human consciousness through a hear... more

Bhakti Fest Mid West

Bhakti Fest MidWest is a 5 Day Yoga, Dance, Sacred Music Festival. Part of The Center For Spiritual Studies, a Non Profit that supports charities across the globe. We celebrate a devotional path that has its roots in Yoga, Kirtan, and Meditation. Embracing both ancient and modern sacred wisdom along with tradi... more

Bhakti Fest of Hope

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Big Sunday

Our biggest event each year is Big Sunday Weekend—always in the spring, usually in late April or early May. That’s when thousands of people from California, of all ages and all backgrounds, work together at hundreds of nonprofits, schools and other agencies that need their help. Last year on Big Sunday... more

California Association for Bilingual Education

CABE's vision: "Biliteracy and Educational Equity for All"  This vision is based on the premise that students in the 21st century, in order to succeed and be powerful forces in our communities, have to be: • Academically prepared • Multilingualmailto:irma@bilingualeducation.org &... more

California Wildlife Center

Our core work is the rescue and rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned nativewildlife, supported by state-of-the-art animal care and rehabilitation facilities, a cadre of professionally-trained staff, dedicated volunteers and an engaged community. California Wildlife Center is committed to creating a healt... more

Center for Discovery

Center for Discovery has been providing residential treatment for women and teens for over 15 years. At Center for Discovery, we provide residential treatment for women with eating disorders, teens with eating disorders, teens with mental health disorders, and teens with substance abuse issues. Each of our locatio... more

Center for Judicial Excellence

Mission The Center for Judicial Excellence is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to improve the judiciary’s public accountability and strengthen and maintain the integrity of the courts. Founded in May of 2006, the Center has been dedicated to public education and outreach regarding individual... more

Children's Law Center of Los Angeles

Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles (CLCLA) is a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides legal representation for tens of thousands of children impacted by abuse and neglect.  We provide an unparalleled level of expertise in and out of the courtroom. Our highly skilled, passionate and commit... more

Children's Nature Institute

The mission of The Children’s Nature Institute is to educate children, families and communities through interactive experiences with nature and to inspire respect, responsibility and a connection to the natural environment. For 26 years, The Children’s Nature Institute (CNI) has been a leader in en... more

Christopher Reeve Foundation

The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. The Reeve Foundation's Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) promotes the health and well-being of people livin... more

CicLAvia

CicLAvia makes the streets  safe for people to walk, skate, play and ride a bike. There are activities along the route. Shop owners and restaurants are encouraged to open their doors to people along the CicLAvia. Ciclovías started in Bogotá, Colombia, over thirty years ago as a response to the... more

City of Youth

  The mission of the City of Youth is to intergenerationally impact South Los Angeles by enabling the youth we serve with the tools to make change in their lives and in the community, while simultaneously providing a platform for progressive, socially active educational environments for community stakeholde... more

Climate Resolve

Climate Resolve is dedicated to making the global challenges surrounding our changing climate manageable at a local level in Los Angeles, California. We do this by communicating the latest local climate science, including groundbreaking studies on temperature, sea level rise, precipitation, snow pack, and greenhou... more

Coalition for Clean Air

The Coalition for Clean Air is California's foremost air quality advocate. We are dedicated to restoring the state's most precious natural resource: the air we breathe! Mission The Coalition for Clean Air is committed to restoring clean, healthy air to all of California and strengthening the environment... more

Comment Outline

Participants Self-Organize around Causes, create Successful Organizations and reach their Goals with Superior Results. They use time tested Collaboration Tools for building Sensible Dialogs, Shared Approval and Group Leadership.   DIVERGENCE If you look online at various comment threads, some of them... more

Comment Outline

Comment Outline with the 'Prosperity Workflow.' 1. Self-Organize and create Successful Organizations from scratch, even without experienced leaders. 2. Use time tested Facilitation Tools for conducting Rational Dialogs, building Unanimous Consensus, and creating Group Knowledge and Group Wisdom. 3. S... more

Communities for a Better Environment

Founded in 1978, Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) is one of the preeminent environmental justice organizations in the nation. The mission of CBE is to build people’s power in California’s communities of color and low income communities to achieve environmental health and justice by preventing... more

Community Partners

Community Partners works with social entrepreneurs, grantmakers, and civic leaders to imagine possibilities, design solutions, and see them through. Building on extensive experience working with nonprofits and funders, Community Partners helps foster, launch and sustain powerful initiatives for change. We are a so... more

Compassionate Santa Monica

As part of the Global Movement established by the Charter for Compassion, we act as the partner in Santa Monica to mobilize, strategize and organize the Compassionate Games locally and effect change in our community. We brought City Council, Mayor and other City Officials together to vote unanimously to sign the C... more

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Core Foundation Now

To transform disabled lives for the benefit of society. To raise funding for the enabling and enrichment of all. Operating as a not-for-profit public charity, 501(C)(3), all monies raised will be used to fund scholarships for membership to the rehabilitation facilities available in Los Angeles today. Co... more

Create:Fixate

Create:Fixate is dedicated to supporting emerging artists and bringing together a community where creativity is a catalyst of expression and dialogue. Through festive art exhibits, the organization exposes new talent in a professional environment along with attracting  and cultivating a new generation of art... more

Creative Visions

Creative Visions Foundation (CVF) is inspired by the life of Dan Eldon, an artist, adventurer and activist killed in Somalia in 1993 while covering the conflict as a photojournalist for Reuters News Agency. To honor his legacy, in 1998 his mother Kathy Eldon and sister Amy Eldon Turtletaub founded the Creative V... more

David Lynch Foundation

    The David Lynch Foundation was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities including Transcendental Meditation, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; American Indians suffer... more

Dharma Vibration<br>Sound Healing and Kundalini Yoga

Dharma Vibration - Sound Healing and Kundalini Yoga / Karambir Singh Khalsa I believe life is 100% about one's karma.  Karma is/are the lessons we have come to learn.  The path we walk in this lifetime; our dharma, which one can also think of as the choices we make, determine whether we clear karma... more

Do ArT Foundation

The Do ArT Foundation is a non-profit organization that creates artistic, creative and inspiring projects and programs to bring support and awareness to various humanitarian causes. We are a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Mission The Do ArT Foundation’s mission is to enga... more

Dream Team LA

Founded in 2009, DREAM Team Los Angeles (DTLA) aims to create a safe space in which undocumented immigrants from the community and allies empower themselves through activism and life stories. Through these shared experiences, individuals develop as efficient advocates for their own rights and those of the larger... more

Earth Hour

In 2006, WWF-Australia inspired Sydney-siders to show their support for climate change action in the first ever Earth Hour event. It showed that everyone, from children to CEOs and politicians, has the power to change the world they live in. Then in March 2007 in Sydney, Australia, 2.2 million individuals and mo... more

Earth Rights Institute

The Earth Rights Institue (ERI) cause consists of many projects but focuses on the creation of living labs. A Living Lab is a local-global collaboration providing space to research and design innovative processes and solutions for community needs. It’s a highly participatory 'hands-on' and contextual... more

Earth Service, Inc

In 1990 Earth Service Inc., a non-profit environmental educational organization, was created to embolden individuals and institutions to embrace an environmental ethic. Earth Service hosted 85 Roundtables over seven years. Towards the end of the run, I was encouraged to broaden the audience, so that more people... more

Earth Tones

EarthTones is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to transforming the human spirit through the power of music and film. We produce and support the production of emotionally compelling content while partnering with top level talent, like-minded organizations and large scale entertainment platforms to enga... more

EarthWE

EarthWE.  EarthWE is on track to become the prime event destination where non-profit organizations and those motivated to champion change intersect. It’s a community where people wanting to create a better world can unite, share and make a difference in the lives of people who need help most by supp... more

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice is a community-based organization that works to facilitate self-advocates in Southeast Los Angeles, by providing FREE workshops and trainings and hosting community meetings, to prepare our communities to engage in the decision-making processes that directly impact th... more

Educators Consortium for Service Learning

Founded in 1994, the Educators Consortium for Service Learning (ECSL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing meaningful and age-appropriate service learning opportunities within schools and the larger community. ECSL promotes ongoing service learning through professional development and provides conti... more

Enrich LA

ENRICHLA is an Environmental Non-profit focused on adding edible school gardens to public schools. Our school gardens are inexpensive, promote community involvement, encourage respect for our delicate planet, act as outdoor classrooms, cheer up school campuses, help students build a good work ethic, and promote th... more

Environment California

Environment California is your state environmental group, protecting the places we love, advancing the environmental values we share and winning real results for our environment. Who we are Environment California is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.... more

Environment Now

Environment Now's mission is to be an active leader in creating measurably effective environmental programs to protect and restore California's environment.  Since inception, Environment Now's focus has been on critical issues near to the hearts of our founders and all Californians: preserving and... more

Environmental Media Association

The Environmental Media Association believes that through television, film and music, the entertainment community has the power to influence the environmental awareness of millions of people. This initial concept set the stage for our 1989 launch and it remains a core EMA tenet today. EMA mobilizes the entertain... more

ERA Education Project

    Comprising a majority of the population both in the United States and worldwide, women presently bear the brunt of economic injustice, violence, poverty and hunger. Studies show that improving the condition of women raises the standard of living for the community as a whole. The Equal Right... more

Farm to School

Farm to School brings healthy food from local farms to school children nationwide. Farm to School programs teach students about where their food comes from, and instill healthy eating habits that can last a lifetime. The use of local produce in school meals and educational activities establishes a partnership with... more

Fetzer Institute

Engaging with people around the world to foster awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in our global community. People across the globe, from all cultures and traditions, embrace love and forgiveness in daily life. These values are universally viewed as central to the fabric of humanity. Yet, the emergin... more

Fix Our America

Fix Our America's mission is to rally the public via a saturation advertising campaign to end the “legal bribery” role of private campaign money in elections and thereby free up public officials, who now spend 40-70% of their word day raising funds and then vote 90% the way their big donors want, t... more

Food & Water Watch

Our Mission Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our hom... more

Food for Life

"Invest in me. Send me to school. I will change the world!" Food for Life Vrindavan is a humanitarian association officially recognized by the Indian government. For the last ten years, Food for Life Vrindavan has worked in the poorest villages in the Vrindavan area (120 Km south of New Delhi).... more

Food Forward

    Food Forward is a volunteer powered grassroots group of Angelenos who care about reconnecting to our food system and making change around urban hunger. Food Forward rescues fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others... more

Free Arts

Artistic expression builds confidence and self-esteem. Free Arts programs inspire hope in the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness through innovative creative arts programs and positive interactions with caring adult volunteers. Free Arts envisions a society of indiv... more

Friends of the LA River

(FoLAR) Friends of the Los Angeles River is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1986, whose mission is to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship. Once home to steelhead and grizzlie... more

Garden of Venus

Garden of Venus is a contemporary art museum exhibition created from 7 tons of unwanted materials collected from Southern California freeways, streets, alleyways and country roads. It was designed for everyday people as a creative solution to landfills and reducing the global warming green house gas... more

Garden School Foundation

    The Garden School Foundation Our impact continues to expand throughout Los Angeles through community events, partnerships and outreach. GSF is currently codifying its garden program piloted at 24th Street Elementary and making plans to work with other schools throughout LAUSD. In one fell swo... more

Get Lit

Founded in 2006 in Los Angeles, Get Lit is LA’s leading nonprofit presenter of literary performance, education, and teen poetry programs. Our organization has started a movement of young people, picking up a book, often, for the first time in their lives. At Get Lit we are committed to providing youth with a... more

Gigniks

Gigniks nonprofit careers media program addresses the absence of career guidance for underserved high school students. Our program offers digital literacy, 21st century skills and career exposure while creating a dynamic online career education resource by students for students. Gigniks partners a school with a... more

Global Green

globalgreen.org Global Green USA is the American affiliate of Green Cross International, founded by President Gorbachev, to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future. For nearly 20 years, Global Green USA has been a national leader in advocating for smart solutions to glob... more

Go Campaign

GO Campaign identifies deserving Local Heroes throughout the world and partners with these grassroots organizations to provide children and young adults with critical services, resources and needed opportunities. We offer support and raise awareness about these small, highly-impactful organizations that might not... more

Grades of Green

It started as a parent-run volunteer program that was hands-on and focused on being a support team for the broader school community. The program became a huge success as it not only inspired children to make a difference, but it also resulted in significant savings for the school. It engaged parents and raised int... more

Green Business Network

Green America's Green Business Network™ is the first, largest, and most diverse network of socially and environmentally responsible businesses in the country. Comprised of 5,000 businesses, the Green Business Network™ is home to both rising social and eco enterprises and the most established gree... more

Green Communications Initiative

       Commited to people #consumingless. Take the initiative. At GCI we feel that consumers should define, for themselves, what it will mean now and throughout the 21st century to #consumeless. If earth’s climate warming is directly linked to increased levels of carbon dioxide, met... more

Green Term Petition

Sign the petition. January 7, 2013 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President, Congratulations on your reelection. Thank you for repeatedly raising the threat of climate change as you have outlined your priorities for your second term, s... more

Green Wish

Green Wish is a grassroots, non-profit organization that funds local, green organizations through customers’ small donations at local retailers. Put simply: We’re charity that helps fund the green projects in your neighborhood! Green Wish partners with local retailers, which place our donation cards r... more

Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles

The overwhelming need for housing in Los Angeles County has provided HFH GLA with a unique opportunity to change lives in our neighborhoods.  Los Angeles ranks as one of the least affordable housing areas in the U.S. and yet Habitat for Humanity is one of the few – if not only – affordable home ow... more

Hazon

Our programs are multi-generational and give entry points for Jews of all backgrounds who are concerned about the environment and the world. Hazon serves a national and international population; members of every denomination and those who are unaffiliated; intergenerational from children to seniors – includi... more

Healthy Child Healthy World

Healthy Child Healthy World is a California non-profit organization that works to create programs and initiative that: •  Demand corporate accountability •  Engage communities for collective action •  Support safer chemicals and products •  Influence legislative and r... more

Heart of Art

Heart of Art is an art gallery in LA that represents art made by women, trans & LGBQ artist. We provide exposure to local talent by sharing their art to a diverse community. We focus on building strong foundations between artist and guest through personal connection and art display. We offer in house top... more

Help a Life Foundation

Help a Life Foundation is a 501c focusing on adolescent orphan girls and education begun in 2007.   We currently have 58 orphan girls in our group home in Debre Markos, Ethiopia.  The girls go to public school during the day and are tutored in our 4 classrooms/1 computer room every evening in Math, Sci... more

Help Group

Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional problems. The Help Group’s nine specia... more

Homeboy Industries

Homeboy Industries serves high-risk, formerly gang-involved men and women with a continuum of free services and programs, and operates seven social enterprises that serve as job-training sites.   Why does this community need a place like Homeboy Industries?: Recidivism among youthful offenders is e... more

Homies Unidos

Homies Unidos works to provide the inherent right of youth, families and their communities to pursue their dreams and achieve their full potential in a just, safe and healthy society. For more than ten years, Homies Unidos has been a catalyst for change, working to end violence and promote peace in our communi... more

Honey Love

Husband and wife team Rob and Chelsea McFarland started HoneyLove as a nonprofit conservation organization with a mission to protect the honeybees and inspire and educate new urban beekeepers. Rob McFarland (Beekeeper/HoneyLove Co-Founder) is a creative director / social media strategist, and organic gardener.... more

Inner-City Arts

Inner City Arts, regarded as one of the nation’s most effective arts education providers, is an oasis of learning, achievement and creativity in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. Inner City Arts provides elementary, middle and high school  students,... more

Innovation Concept Specialists

ICA (Innovative Concepts Associates) was founded in 1986. Created to address the needs of retailers and manufacturers with a special emphasis in private label, ICA has provided consulting services for the full product-development lifecycle from inception to final sales with a special emphasis in R&D. In 19... more

Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots

Roots & Shoots is guided by the founding principles and extraordinary vision of Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist, environmentalist and humanitarian. Roots & Shoots is dedicated to inspiring, training and supporting tomorrow's leaders today. Roots & Shoots goes beyond motivating youth to l... more

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency

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Journeys in Film

Journeys in Film has been a leading force in global education for over a decade. We combine the power of moving and provocative films with the highest quality standards-based lesson plans to inspire and engage students in learning.We also prepare teachers to effectively integrate film into core educational standar... more

Joy Factory Gallery/Cinema

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Karma Rescue

I started loving animals the day I was born. My mom always let me have pets growing up: birds, hamsters, rats, cats, dogs, and even a chicken. To me of course, these were not my pets but were my babies. If I could have put a diaper on my chicken, I would have. Growing up with animals helped me find a special place... more

Kids vs. Global Warming

iMatter Campaign: an initiative of Kids vs Global Warming iMatter was born from the creative activism of Alec Loorz and his mother Victoria Loorz in 2009. As a response to the growing interest of multitudes of youth wanting to get involved in Alec's work to stand up for their future, we began to strategize... more

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Knock Study

The Knockstudy program is a collaborative effort between Knocksteady and the Bresee Foundation. The program was launched in the summer of 2010 and has since offered free 6-week classes during the fall, winter, spring and summer. Knockstudy classes are held at the Bresee Youth Community Center in Los Angeles and in... more

LA Alliance for a New Economy

The new economy we envision has three pillars: good jobs, thriving communities and a healthy environment. Here in L.A., and in cities across the country, we are moving steadily toward that vision. We have already achieved a lot: Policies that will provide thousands of middle-class jobs to disadvantaged resident... more

LA Community Strategy Center

The Strategy Center is a Think Tank/Act Tank for regional, national and international movement building, founded in 1989 and based in the 10 million-person world city of Los Angeles. Our campaigns, projects, and publications are rooted in working class communities of color, and address the totality of urban life w... more

LA Conservation

The primary mission of the LA Conservation Corps is to provide at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success by providing them with job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community. The LA Conservation... more

LA Diaper Drive

LA Diaper Drive improves the lives and futures of low-income families through its award-winning model of using diapers as incentive to get parents into parenting, life skills, GED prep, and other life-improving classes. We distribute the diapers through well-established organizations that already work with low-in... more

LA Regional Food Bank

Our vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County. The mission of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is to mobilize resources to fight hunger in our community.To fulfill our mission we: -Source and acquire food and other products and distribute to needy people through charitable agencies or directly... more

LA River Revitalization Corp

The LA River Corp will change the course of LA. Our objective is to create healthy, vibrant communities with greater open space, enhanced green infrastructure, and better recreational facilities. We are a non-profit venture charged with catalyzing responsible real estate and related economic development along t... more

LA Youth Network

The Los Angeles Youth Network’s mission is to empower abused, neglected and homeless adolescents to become self-sufficient. We do this by providing street outreach, food, emergency shelter, a transitional living program, and educational enrichment programs in a safe and nurturing environment. History: LA... more

Latino Theatre Company

Our mission at The Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC), is to provide a world-class arts center for those pursuing artistic excellence; a laboratory where both tradition and innovation are honored and honed; a place where the convergence of people, cultures, and ideas contribute to the future. more

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Since 1998, the Foundation has been working on pressing environmental and humanitarian issues through grant making, campaigning and media projects. Areas of focus include; wildlife and habitat preservation, healthy oceans, water access, climate change and disaster relief. The Foundation’s strategic approach... more

LeT's PLaY - Serious game--become a child again!

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Liberty Hill

Liberty Hill advances social change through a strategic combination of grants, leadership training and campaigns. Liberty Hill is first to identify community leaders at the frontlines of change. We invest in changemakers and equip them with the skills and relationships they need to build power and advance social... more

Life Chronicles

To help families heal and connect by videotaping the life stories of an elderly family member or a seriously ill loved one. LifeChronicles, Inc., based in Santa Barbara, California, was established and founded in 1998. For people in defining times of their lives, LifeChronicles provides an opportunity to share... more

Life Rolls On

Life Rolls On produces adaptive surfing, skating and snowboarding programs which empower paraplegics and quadriplegics to demonstrate that anything is possible despite paralysis. In addition to unique quality of life events, LRO fosters spinal cord injury awareness and offers outreach to individuals and their fami... more

Lift Communities

LIFT helps lift families out of poverty for good. We pair rigorously trained Advocates with committed families to build the strong personal, social and financial foundations they need to get ahead. By setting their own goals and working hard to achieve them, families are equipped to get a decent job, a safe home a... more

Los Angeles Community Garden Council

The mission of The Los Angeles Community Garden Council (a non-profit corporation) is to connect people with community garden space in their neighborhood. We are a group of community gardeners who work together to try to solve common problems. Council members each provide the services that they are best equipped t... more

Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Founded in 1998, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) works to build a better, more bike-able Los Angeles County. LACBC is the only membership-based nonprofit organization working exclusively for the millions of people who ride bikes in Los Angeles County. Through advocacy, education and outreach, Los Ange... more

Los Angeles Waterkeeper

LA Waterkeeper is Brent Alex's favorite Los Angeles ocean conservation group and he is honored to donate proceeds from 'American Trash' to their campaign.  Currently, Brent Alex is working closely with Los Angeles Waterkeeper in Santa Monica, California to restore, protect & preserve the Mar... more

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Malibu Foundation

The Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization specializing in school outreach and coastal quality issues. The Malibu Foundation is a Los Angeles City based organization that honors the Malibu name that means: "Where the surf sounds loudly" and "Where the mo... more

Master Food Preserver Program

UC Cooperative Extension is pleased to offer the Master Food Preserver (MFP) Program to LA County residents.  The revival of the program is the result of a renewed interest in home food preservation.  It is ideal for individuals who have a strong interest in becoming trained in canning, pressure canning,... more

Meals on Wheels

Meals On Wheels West is dedicated to nourishing and enriching the lives of the home-bound by delivering healthy meals and services that promote self-respect and independent living. more

MEND

All members of our community living in poverty attain self-reliance and contribute to society as caring human beings. With dignity and respect, powered by volunteers, MEND’s mission is to break the bonds of poverty by providing basic human needs and a pathway to self-reliance. In the early 1970′s, ME... more

Midnight Mission

The Midnight Mission's dedication to our community extends beyond providing needed services to homeless and near-homeless men, women and children and those suffering from drug addiction and mental illness. Realizing that homelessness like so many community ills are regional phenomena, we are leaders in establi... more

Ms Foundation

Forty years ago, four visionary women established the Ms. Foundation for Women to elevate women's voices and create positive change. Today, we're a dynamic and powerful entity that is leading the charge on women's issues nationwide. There's a war on women, and we are fighting back. Our advocacy a... more

Music for Relief

Music for Relief is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to survivors of natural disasters and reducing global warming. Founded in 2005 following the Indian Ocean Tsunami, the organization includes, musicians, music industry professionals, and fans working together to create positive change.  ... more

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals. The New York Times calls us "One of the nation's most pow... more

Nying-Je Foundation

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Occupy Sandy

Occupy Sandy is a community relief effort organized by Occupiers to help residents in the hardest hit areas of NYC recover from Hurricane Sandy.   Our economic system is set up to look for quick money rather than long-term options, and many of the situations we are seeing are symptoms of that problem. W... more

Ocean Defenders Alliance

Ocean Defenders Alliance     Ocean Defenders Alliance works to clean and protect marine ecosystems through documentation, education, and meaningful action. Working with affected communities, we focus primarily on the reduction and removal of man-made debris which poses serious threats to ocean w... more

ONE TREE

ONE TREE MISSION is to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the natural environment. Conservation & preservation are the keys to bringing the earth back into balance. more

Oneness Media

Change is needed in our world.  Advertising plants the seeds that turn consumers onto certain products that directly impact our world.  Oneness Media is an advertising and production company that focuses on these sustainable, health & wellness companies, organizations and entrepreneurs that are respe... more

Pathways and Journeys

Developed in collaboration with the Fetzer Institute,  Pathways and Journeys is a digital network for explorers, learners, educators and community leaders to learn more about the role of creative expression in fostering love and forgiveness.  Through exemplars and artists we explore the intersections of... more

Peace Outreach

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Peace Over Violence

Peace Over Violence, (formerly LACAAW), established in 1971 by pioneering feminist activists, is a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles and dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domest... more

Peacelink Live!

Peacelink Live! makes you part of a live global event creating a culture of peace, now. To be the change, be the link. Using the power of music and technology Peacelink Live! brings live and broadcast audiences together in actions for peace, with a focus on real solutions, inspirational messaging and youth empow... more

Peacetime

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO SEND SOMEONE  A PEACETIME REQUEST.   “PEACETIME” - An “App” for Everyone in the World The Vision Virtually everyone experiences negative thoughts and feelings toward others we encounter in our lives. Painfully often, sometimes brutally s... more

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Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles

PSR-LA is a physician and health advocate membership organization working to protect public health from nuclear threats and environmental toxins. Representing over 5,000 physicians, health professionals, and concerned residents in Southern California, we inform the medical community and policymakers about toxic th... more

Playing For Change

Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. The idea for this project came from a common belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. Playing For Change was born in 2002 as a shared vision between co-founders, Mark... more

Playing For Change Foundation

    PLAYING FOR CHANGE CONNECTING THE WORLD THROUGH MUSIC PLAYING FOR CHANGE: THE JOURNEY "AS A HUMAN RACE WE COME TOGETHER FOR BIRTH, AND WE COME TOGETHER FOR DEATH. WHAT BRINGS US TOGETHER IN BETWEEN IS UP TO US. STOP AND LISTEN TO THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF MU... more

Portraits Africa Exhibition Series

The Portraits Africa exhibition series started with a few hundred dollars in funding and the desire of portrait artists in African countries to show and sell their work. The first exhibition in this series opens on January 20th and will be on view until Feburary 5th, 2016 at the Michael Joseph Centre in Nairobi, K... more

Pranava Magazine

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Pranava Magazine

Every contribution helps in the production of a quality magazine for each seasonal quarter. If you enjoy the magazine & would like to support the vision of Pranava, please do not hesitate to offer a gesture of your generosity; donate! We thank you kinldy for your gift!... more

Present Moment Entertainment

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Promundo-US

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PS Arts

  P.S. ARTS’ mission is to improve the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, visual arts, music, and theater arts to every chil... more

Ram Dass: Love Serve Remember Foundation

"A new foundation, supporting the teachings of Ram Dass and Neem Keroli Baba" The Love Serve Remember Foundation is dedicated to preserve and continue the teachings of Neem Karoli Baba and Ram Dass. The foundation facilitates the continuation of these teachings through Web casts, Private Heart 2 Hearts... more

Ramana's Garden

"Offering Assistance Programs to Children and their Families" Dr Prabhavati Dwabha is the director of a small grassroots Rural Development Assistance Project dedicated to the Empowerment of Women and Children living in remote mountains, below poverty-lines, in the villages of the Garhwal, Uttaranchal,... more

Reality Check LA

WE SPARK HONEST CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SELF-WORTH, SEX, AND RELATIONSHIPS. Reality Check engages youth to think critically and pursue relationships focused on mutual respect – free of social and sexual pressures. Reality Check values the important role of parents and educators, equipping them to engage in th... more

Renewables 100

Renewables 100 was founded to accelerate and support the global transition to sustainable 100 percent renewable energy.   A Response to an Urgent Need Civilization is facing a global energy crisis brought on largely by our dependency on conventional fossil energies. Key to resolving these proble... more

Return to Freedom

The Return to Freedom (RTF) American Wild Horse Sanctuary is dedicated to wild horse preservation by protecting the freedom, diversity, and habitat of America’s wild horses through sanctuary, education and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world. Re... more

RISE Arts Collective

RISE Arts Collective Under the consultation of Hank Jones (San Francisco 8) and Gene Washington, Black Panthers, RISE Arts Collective Created this art exhibit: RISE: LOVE . REVOLUTION . THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY February 21st - March, 21st, 2014. We have been blessed to partner with Art Share LA who ag... more

Rotaplast International

Rotaplast International is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) humanitarian organization providing free reconstructive operations and treatment for children in need worldwide. We provide long-term solutions by funding and mentoring local physicians; launching public education projects; and advancing research. Through collabor... more

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Salif Keita Global Foundation

The Salif Keita Global Foundation Inc. (SKGF) is a US tax-exempt 501 ( c) organization founded in 2005  by  Malian singer Salif Keita in order to the assist persons with albinism (PWA) at a global level. The organization is dedicated to ending the worldwide discrimination, persecution and genocide agains... more

Sat Nam Foundation

SatNamFoundation.org enables yogis to serve. Using yoga and music as tools, we help children in need, feed the hungry, house the homeless & more. Mission   IMAGINE …a world where all people who practice yoga also practice the yoga of service. … a world where yogis around the... more

Seva Foundation

"Your compassion can change the world" For 30 years, Seva Foundation has served people around the world who are struggling for health, cultural survival and sustainable communities. The projects evolve, but their approach is always the same — building partnerships that respect the cultures and tr... more

Shambala Preserve

Shambala is home to over 50 big cats: lions, tigers, cougars, black and spotted leopards, servals, bobcats, and Asian leopard cats, who live out their lives at Shambala. All have come to the Preserve after confiscation by authorities such as California Fish and Game, the United States Department of Agriculture, th... more

Share Your Care

"Let not humanity suffer" Under the guidance and inspiration of His Holiness Radhanath Swami, a team headed by a few doctors has been extending themselves to care for the needy in society. Would you like to share your care with them? more

Shield The People

Oyate Wahacanka Woecun is a community movement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (SD) to protect the rights of the people, the water and the land for future generations, while supporting the sovereignty of all nations and building awareness in the global community. more

SIMA (Social Impact Media Awards)

ABOUT SIMA We CELEBRATE social-documentary storytelling of excellence, SCREEN films in communities and classrooms worldwide, and CONNECT international audiences and organizations with the best GLOBAL IMPACT CINEMA. OUR MISSION To advance global awareness, social justice, human rights, and humanitarian develo... more

SLOLA

  Our mission is to facilitate the growth of open-pollinated seeds among residents of the Los Angeles Basin. We are building a seed collection and repository, educating members about the practice of seed-saving, and creating a local community of seed-saving gardeners. We seek to preserve genetic diversit... more

Source Network Foundation

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South Central Farmers

The South Central Farmers have been fighting for 8 years to preserve 14 acres of what used to be open green space in the middle of South Central Los Angeles.  The South Central Farm, located at 41st and Alameda Streets in South Los Angeles, was thought to be the largest community farm in the United States.&nb... more

Stray Cat Alliance

  Stray Cat Alliance envisions a time when all cats are cared for, all kittens and domesticated cats are in loving homes and there is a healthy, but declining sterilized feral cat population. The feral cat colonies that do remain are monitored, fed, and treated medically when needed by their caregivers. S... more

Supersoul Farm

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Surfrider Foundation

A little over 25 years ago three people in Malibu, California found out that their favorite wave was about to be destroyed. Think about that for a second. Think about something you love... something that gives you enjoyment. Taken away. First Point, pictured to the right, the quintessential perfect California... more

Sustainable Works

Mission: We cannot wait for others to solve our environmental problems. Through education, we activate sustainable practices and behaviors to foster a safe, healthy and equitable world. The future of our planet lies with us. Sustainable Works is an environmental education organization and is currently a proje... more

The Amara Legal Center

The Amara Legal Center provides free legal services to individuals whose rights have been violated through commercial sex. Amara recognizes that while there are different paths that lead a person into commercial sex, many individuals face a common set of legal issues. Amara serves survivors of sex trafficking an... more

The Farting Cow

COW FARTS IS A REFERENCE TO THE METHANE GAS produced by 1.6 billion cows, which constitutes anywhere from 10% to 20% of the greenhouse gases that are bringing on global warming. At the upper end figure, this is more damage than caused by all human transportation – including autos. Meanwhile, expansion... more

The River Project

The River Project is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to planning for natural resource protection, conservation and enhancement in Los Angeles County. Our mission is to encourage responsible management of our watershed lands and revitalization of our rivers for the social, economic and environmental b... more

The RootStock Foundation

The RootStock Foundation. The RootStock Foundation provides living-ecosystem labs to schools that wish to enhance education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and works with teachers to achieve Common Core goals with immersive coursework that facilitates better understanding.   Mission... more

The Share Necessities

"Because a little can help a lot" Consider donating to The Share Necessities this holiday season! The homeless are COLD and in need of very basic necessities. This project is a way for YOU to order cases of blankets, hats, hygiene kits etc and The Share Necessities will distribute them. A case of blank... more

Tree People

Our mission TreePeople’s mission is to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable and to share the process as a model for the world. What We Do TreePeople inspires, engages and supports people to take pe... more

Trust South LA

T.R.U.S.T. South LA works with low-income community residents to transform the built environment and social conditions in South Los Angeles by:  serving as a steward for community-controlled land; being a catalyst for values-driven, community-serving development; building awareness and community leadership in... more

UN Women USNC LA

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian... more

V-Day

A global movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader... more

Venice Family Clinic

Venice Family Clinic's mission is to provide quality primary health care to people in need.  Founded in 1970 by Phillip Rossman, MD, and co-founder Mayer B. Davidson, MD, it has grown from a small storefront operation into a community health system with seven clinic sites in Venice, Santa Monica, Inglewoo... more

VisionLAFest

VisionLA '15 Climate Action Arts Fest aims to stimulate a creative response to the climate crisis through arts engagement. As ground zero of the automotive economy, Los Angeles has a unique contribution to make in devising better ways to live, and VisionLA Fest invites the L.A. arts community to get involve... more

We All Live in Gaza

             INVITATION TO OUR ONLINE DOCUMENTARY SERIES We All Live in Gaza is a web based real-time series chronicling our Independent grass-roots humanitarian mission; a mission to bring water purification technologies and medical assistance to the Gaz... more

Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles

David Skernick supports the Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles.  They rescued me with my dog Chewy 6 years ago. more

Whaleman Foundation

Whaleman...Bringing Whales and Mankind together to preserve and protect our World. The Whaleman Foundation is a public IRS 501 (c) (3) non-profit research, education, conservation, and wildlife film production organization dedicated to preserving and protecting our ocean world. Whaleman's primary mission is... more

Women's Earth Alliance

"Working at the nexus of environmental sustainability, economic development, and women’s leadership" Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) creates innovative solutions to issues of water, food and energy through collaborative initiatives that train, connect, and empower emerging women leaders. Inqui... more

Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)  serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hun... more

WriteGirl

  At WriteGirl, we match girls with women writers who mentor them in creative writing. Through one-on-one mentoring and monthly creative writing workshops, girls are given techniques, insights and hot topics for great writing in all genres from professional women writers. Workshops and mentoring sessions ex... more

Yoga Trade

Worldwide Wellness Opportunities. Yoga is union. Yoga is much more than a set of postures. It is a way of life. Living yoga is presence, connection, maintaining balance, and aligning with our core values. When we practice the natural art of giving and receiving, we create an infinite opportunity loop. Yoga Tra... more


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