India Top Sites for Philanthropy

    worldvision.in

    World Vision India is a grass roots, child-focussed Christian relief and development agency, serving the poor without regard to religion, caste or gender.

    worldvision.in

    Cancer Research UK

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

    cancerresearchuk.org

    Free Rice

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

    freerice.com

    Smile Foundation

    Smile Foundation works for child education and healthcare and supports small NGOs across India.

    smilefoundationindia.org

    Akshayapatra.org

    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

    akshayapatra.org

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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

    gatesfoundation.org

    GreaterGood

    Many children with Type 1 diabetes grow up feeling isolated and out of place amongst their peers because of the daily health challenges they face -- something non-diabetic children can't understand. Camp Angels offers these children a crucial social suppo

    greatergood.com

    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.

    wfp.org

    cgap.org

    Cgap.org is the Web site for CGAP, an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world's poor.
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    cgap.org

    Global Giving

    Connects donors with community-based projects which need support, searchable location or project focus. Offers a gift card option.

    globalgiving.org

    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).

    icrc.org

    Wadhwani-foundation.org

    Launched in 2000, the Wadhwani Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded by ... In addition, certain sections of the population need extra support - individuals who due to physical and economic constraints often do not have the opportunity to ex

    wadhwani-foundation.org

    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.

    amnesty.org

    VolunteerMatch

    VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic en

    volunteermatch.org

    Do Something

    DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We have 2.9 million members (and counting!) who kick ass on causes they care about. Bullying. Animal cruelty. Homelessness. Cancer. The list goes on. DoSomething

    dosomething.org

    Planet Save

    Environmental news stories, email, environment

    planetsave.com

    United Nations Volunteers Online Volunteering Service

    Worldwide online volunteering opportunities of United Nations Volunteers. Volunteers can find online volunteer assignments. Non profits in developing countries looking for online volunteers can post assignments here.

    onlinevolunteering.org

    Act Blue

    A PAC allowing individuals and groups to channel their progressive dollars to candidates and movements of their choosing.

    actblue.com

    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.

    macmillan.org.uk

    BRAC

    BRAC is a global development organization dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor to bring about change in their own lives. BRAC’s holistic approach aims to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programs that

    brac.net

    United Nations Volunteers

    The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that supports human development globally by promoting volunteerism and by mobilizing volunteers.

    unv.org

    X Prize Foundation

    Provides comprehensive updated facts on prize rules, activities, photos, merchandising and educational support of an association offering ten million US dollars to the builders of the first private space passenger craft.

    xprize.org

    CaringBridge

    A non-profit organization offering free, easy-to-create web sites to help connect friends and family for support during a health crisis or recovery.

    caringbridge.org

    World Vision International

    Christian relief and development organization assisting 70 million people each year in its quest to end poverty, fight hunger and transform lives.

    wvi.org

    United Way of America

    A national system of volunteers, contributors, and local charities helping people in their own communities. Links to local United Way organizations and other charitable organizations worldwide.

    unitedway.org

    Mercy Corps

    Focuses on disaster response, sustainable economic development, health services, and emergency and natural disaster relief.

    mercycorps.org

    Institute of International Education (IIE)

    Administers the Fulbright Program and provides training and leadership development. Provides information for students, scholars, educators and professionals, with organization history and publications.

    iie.org

    Oxfam Great Britain

    A development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. Works with poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help poor people to help themselves.

    oxfam.org.uk