Sri Lanka Top Sites for Philanthropy

    Cancer Research UK

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

    cancerresearchuk.org

    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

    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

    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

    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

    UniversalGiving

    UniversalGiving™ is a web-based marketplace that helps people give and volunteer with the top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world. All projects are vetted through UniversalGiving's trademarked, proprietary Quality Model.™ 100% of each

    universalgiving.org

    Compassion International

    Child sponsorship ministry, includes children's stories, world news, how to contribute, history and involvement, and sponsor a child.

    compassion.com

    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

    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

    Oxfam International

    A group of non-governmental organizations from three continents working worldwide to fight poverty and injustice.

    oxfam.org

    charity: water

    A non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Describes the issue, their projects, how to donate, and upcoming events.

    charitywater.org

    The Asia Foundation

    Seeks to advance the mutual interests of the United States and the Asia-Pacific region, making grants in the areas of governance, law, and civil society; women's political participation; economic reform and development; and international relations. Guidel

    asiafoundation.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

    Global Giving

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

    globalgiving.org

    Childsplaycharity.org

    Since 2003, we've set up and organized Child's Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 40 hospitals worldwide. In four short years, you as a community have answered th

    childsplaycharity.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

    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

    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

    rainforest-alliance.org

    Charity Navigator

    Guide to help donors make intelligent charitable giving decisions. Offers financial ratings of thousands of American nonprofit organizations and charities.

    charitynavigator.org

    Volunteer4africa.org

    Volunteer 4 Africa is an independent and not-for-profit organisation that supports various charities, non-profits and governmental agencies operating in Africa by informing international volunteers about their vital work in the domains of community develo

    volunteer4africa.org

    Josephson Institute of Ethics

    Nonprofit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the ethical quality of society by advocating principled reasoning and ethical decision making.

    josephsoninstitute.org

    Serving Our World

    Providing care to orphan and abandoned children in developing countries, with current projects in East Timor and Thailand.

    servingourworld.org

    Convoy Of Hope Home

    Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, international, humanitarian-relief organization strategically based in Springfield, Missouri.

    convoyofhope.org

    Planet Save

    Environmental news stories, email, environment

    planetsave.com

    World Volunteer Web

    A resource for networking and dissemination of information, to develop an inclusive and global volunteer information portal. Provided by United Nations Volunteers (UNV).

    worldvolunteerweb.org

    Welcome - VSO International

    VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works volunteers to fight poverty.

    vsointernational.org

    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

    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