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Making a lifetime commitment to every animal that comes into our care

Imagine a community where all cats and dogs are in loving homes. A community where euthanasia as a means for population control is a thing of the past. That is our vision.... read more

Compassionate, affordable treatment and respect for all.

Animal Trustees of Austin serves the animals of our community by providing affordable, humane treatment, with compassion and respect for all.... read more

Educating & Empowering Communities Bordering Rwanda's Volcanoes Nat'l Park.

Art of Conservation is dedicated to educating and empowering communities bordering Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, home of the critically endangered mountain gorilla. We provide conservation and health ... read more

Dogs Making a Difference Through a Powerful Connection

Austin Dog Alliance, a non-profit organization, has a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and families through programs incorporating the powerful connection between dogs and humans.... read more

Raising Awareness About Environmental Issues via Fun, Hands-On Learning

Austin Green Art (AGA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about important environmental issues via hands-on, creative, community-based programming & events. AGA utilizes collabo... read more

A safe place for children to learn and grow with adults who care

To inspire and enable the young people of Story County to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.... read more

Creating an Environment in which Artists and Art can Thrive

Charlotte Street’s mission is to challenge, nurture, and empower artists of exceptional vision. Charlotte Street – with our community of artists – strives to be a primary catalyst in making Kansas City a ... read more

Working to Advance Women and Girls Globally

Connecther provides a platform for matching donors to projects that provide poverty alleviation services to women and children in their quest for self-reliance. Connecther helps our project partners raise funds... read more

Growing food, farms and communities for a healthy local food system.

Cultivate Kansas City, Kansas City’s Center for Urban Agriculture, is a catalyst for the production and consumption of locally grown food in Kansas City neighborhoods.  ... read more
The Des Moines Art Center engages diverse local and international audiences with the art of today through its museum and school, adding to the cultural record through collections and programs.    ... read more
 The Des Moines Social Club, a non-profit organization, uses the arts as a catalyst to creat unprecedented community engagement.  ... read more

To stimulate, promote and encourage the revitalization of the downtown

"To stimulate, promote and encourage the revitalization of the downtown area as a thriving and profitable center of business, commerce, culture, residence, entertainment and other activities"... read more
The Dream Factory grants dreams to children ages 3-18 who are diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.... read more

Driving Away Cancer One Mile at a Time

Drive Away Cancer uses the metaphor of an abandoned car named Grace – shot full of rust and battling constant mechanical demons – to bring hope and inspiration to those affected by cancer. With ever... read more

Stopping Animal Homelessness Before it Starts

EMANCIPE+ envisions a world where no cat or dog is ever killedjust for being homeless.   We work towards realizing that vision every day, by providing services and advocacy that effectively and humanely r... read more

Aggressively advocating, sponsoring and developing independent live music.

Our mission is to aggressively advocate, sponsor and develop an independent, progressive live music community in greater Des Moines for the purpose of urban revitalization, regional economic development, and th... read more

Feeding Austin, One Garden at a Time

To educate and assist Central Texans in growing organic food gardens.... read more

Environmental Education and Workforce Development for Urban Teens

Our mission is environmental education and workforce development for urban youth.... read more

People. Planet. Employment.

GRID Alternative's mission is to empower communities in need by providing renewable energy and energy efficiency services, equipment and training.GRID Alternatives works collaboratively with communities and loc... read more
To advance the humane and responsible treatment of companion animals through collaboration and public awareness."... read more
The Isiserettes Drum and Drill Corps positively impacts Des Moines area youth by embodying our focus on “Tradition-Pride-Dedication” and the promotion of self-expression and creativity through music... read more

Mentoring Foster Youth one-on-one Through Private Music Lessons

Kids in a New Groove provides Texas youth in foster care with a committed one-on-one mentoring relationship through weekly private music instruction, giving students the ability to build concrete strategies for... read more

Inspiring at-risk Teens Through Experiential Learning Methods

MINDDRIVE is a nonprofit, after-school program for at-risk high school students that utilizes experiential learning methods administered by instructors and mentors. Our mission includes: Building unique, wel... read more

Little Horses, Big Hearts

Minis and Friends is dedicated to bringing our mobile herd of trained miniature horses to visit and interact with people of all ages who may be suffering mentally, physically or emotionally. Our unique pro... read more

Providing a healthy environment for boys and girls to build self-esteem

Our Mission is to provide a healthy physical, emotional and mental environment for young girls and boys to build their self-esteem and confidence so they will be able to make the right choices in the ... read more

Promoting physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well being.

Out Youth promotes the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well being of sexual and gender minority youth so that they can openly and safely explore and affirm their identities.... read more

Caring for Dogs Left Behind

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue is dedicated to finding new loving homes for dogs whose senior guardians can no longer care for them due to illness, death, or other challenging circumstances, and to finding homes for ... read more

Empowering Women Through Fitness & Mentorship

Empowering women through fitness and mentorship.... read more

Your Support Helps Us Build Our Branding and Marketing

Road Rally Charities exists to create a better Iowa by creating, organizing and producing exciting and competitive World Class driving events.... read more

Keeping plastic toys out of landfills by donating them to children in need.

Second Chance Toys is a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 to rescue and recycle plastic toys for children in need by donating them to community organizations. Because nonbiodegradable plastic is kept out o... read more

Empowering youth and adults with autism

Welcome to Sherwood Center where we empower children and adults with autism and related developmental disabilities to maximize their potential in family.... read more
Founded in 2001, the FreeStore provides household items and furniture free of charge to women when they leave the Children & Families of Iowa's Domestic Violence Services. We also provide these same items t... read more
To alleviate poverty as we maintain a sharp focus on three areas of basic human necessities: freedom, shelter and food/water... read more

Growing Central Texas Urban Forests

TreeFolks is central Texas' only charity that promotes comprehensive urban forestry practices to public, private and government audiences.... read more
MISSION - Planting the seeds of sustainability. Urban Ambassadors serves as your hub for sustainable living in Greater Des Moines. We help you clarify sustainability goals in 7 areas, connect you with local re... read more

Our purpose is to place adoptable animals in responsible homes.

Wayside Waifs is a charitable animal shelter. Our purpose is to improve the quality of animal welfare in our community by providing humane treatment and advocating for companion animals. We accomplish this by:*... read more

Empowering Entrepreneurs in Our Global Communities Through Microcredit

Whole Planet Foundation's mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities worldwide that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.... read more

Take the DreamTrip of a lifetime that gives back.

Helping build bottle schools for less fortunate children in underdeveloped countries.... read more

Providing life-changing volun-tour service excursions

The WorldVentures Foundation believes every child has the right to a safe environment, food to eat and an education. Using the VolunTourism model, we are creating opportunities for individuals, families and tea... read more

Fight Military Suicide, Together.

Veteran Andrew O'Brien is on a mission to help other soldiers learn from his personal experience and prevent military suicides.... read more

Engaging Youth. Enhancing Lives. Bridging Generations.

Enganging youth, enhancing lives and bridging generations.... read more