Bahrain Top Sites for Philanthropy

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest.

    Ray Kroc mortgaged his home and invested his entire life savings to become the exclusive distributor of a five-spindled milk shake maker called the Multimixer. Hearing about the McDonald's hamburger stand in California running eight Multimixers at a

    Amnesty International

    Protecting human rights worldwide, AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

    The Rainforest Alliance

    An international nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests. Their mission is to develop and promote economically viable and socially desirable alternatives to rainforest destruction through education, research and cooperativ

    Cancer Research UK

    Some information about cancer. A UK Charity primarily concerned with raising money to fund research.

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    Information and support from this UK organization which addresses many of the types of tumors. Includes access to online booklets and other resources.

    Habitat for Humanity International

    A non-profit organization with world wide affiliates. Helping make simple, decent and affordable housing a reality. Programs, events, house application, build locations, volunteer and donation information.



    The Akshaya Patra Foundation runs one of the largest NGO-run school meal programs in the world. Currently feeding over 8,30, 000 underprivileged students every day, the program is a strategic intervention in education aimed at effacing two of the most deb


    Working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide

    Sports Relief

    Three-day fundraising initiative, combining sporting celebrities, competitions, games and a live TV show. Information on the activities, the sports, personalities who participate and how to get involved.

    United Nations World Food Programme

    News and information about operations, policies, publications, appeals and how to help. Includes special reports, questions and answers and video.

    International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC

    Organization whose humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. (In English, French and Spanish).

    Smile Train

    An international charity that provides surgery to those in need, as well as providing training to doctors in the region. Includes news, photograph gallery, and project details.

    Free Rice

    Gives quiz questions where every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.


    Nonprofit co-op promoting market liberalization by building international cooperative partnerships and encouraging the sound management of natural resources. Includes a member directory, regional farm co-op resources, and information on volunteering.