Building a financially inclusive world, with access to economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives.
African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
Since 1957, has improved health for Africans through training, capacity building and advocacy in HIV/AIDS, malaria, family health, water and sanitation and clinical outreach.
Develops self-help programs in Africa to increase food production, develop clean water resources, manage the environment, strengthen health care and deliver emergency assistance.
American Himalayan Foundation
For Tibetans, Sherpas, and Nepalis in the Himalaya who are in need and have no one else, we bring life-changing education, healthcare, and opportunity.
American Jewish World Service
Inspired by Judaism's commitment to justice, AJWS works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.
American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)
American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) advances the well-being of people in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan.
American Refugee Committee
International relief and development agency empowering people impacted by conflict and disaster to recover and rebuild their lives with dignity.
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc.
Restores health and saves lives by delivering donated medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid to people in need around the world and here at home.
Ashoka catalyzes the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – men and women with system changing solutions – to ignite a generation of changemakers to help sustain and support large scale social change.
Boy Scouts of America - Aloha CouncilOur mission is to support the development of youth, through the values of Scouting, by character building, citizenship training, and promoting mental and physical fitness.
Boy Scouts of America - Transatlantic Council
Supports DoD families stationed in Europe, with quality scouting programs designed to develop personal leadership, values and community service.
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB)
For more than one hundred years, we have provided medicines, medical supplies and healthcare to the sick and poor in the developing world.
Helping deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities.
Our Mission is to bring lasting change to impoverished children by reducing their daily struggles and providing opportunities for better health, education and success.
Christel House, Inc.
Helping impoverished children around the world become productive, self-sufficient adults by providing them with education, nutrition, health care, life skills and job placement assistance.
Church World Service
Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice among the world's most vulnerable people.
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc.
Fights root causes of poverty in 84 countries; special focus on empowering poor women to lift themselves, their families and communities out of poverty.
Counterpart International, Inc.
Working in partnership to empower people, communities and institutions to drive and sustain their own development.
Fighting poverty, hunger and injustice through partnerships and locally originated community development programs; responding to disasters with emergency supplies and reconstruction of homes and livelihoods.
Direct Relief improves the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care.
Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières USA
An independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural
ECHO fights world hunger by using science and technology to develop agricultural solutions to aid farmers in developing countries.
EngenderHealth is the leading international reproductive health organization working to improve the quality of health care in the world’s poorest countries.
Episcopal Relief & Development
A compassionate response of the Episcopal Church to human suffering. With partners, the organization empowers communities to create solutions to poverty and recover from disasters.
Feed My Starving Children
FMSC provides nutritionally complete meals to starving children worldwide. The prepackaged dry meals cost less than a quarter each and are assembled by volunteers.
Provides financial services to the world's lowest-income entrepreneurs so they can create jobs, build assets and improve their standard of living.
No woman should suffer a life of isolation and misery simply for trying to bring a child into the world.
Freedom From Hunger
Combines microfinance, education and health protection services to help poor families in the developing world improve their incomes, safeguard their health and achieve food security.
A public charity committed to saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in developing countries.
Girl Scouts Overseas
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
Global Justice Center
GJC uses innovative and strategic enforcement of international law to establish global human rights based on the rule of law and gender equality.
We partner with activists in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to build the grass roots movements that promote and protect human rights.
GlobalGiving Foundation, Inc.
Our mission is to catalyze a global market for ideas, information, and money that democratizes aid and philanthropy.
Co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, we support people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups in situations of poverty, exclusion, conflict and disaster.
Healing the Children
Is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underserved children around the world secure the medical care they desperately need to live more fulfilling lives.
Health Volunteers Overseas
Trains, mentors and provides critical professional support to more than 3000 healthcare providers who care for the neediest populations in over 25 countries.
Helps poor families worldwide become self-sufficient by providing food- and income-producing animals and training in animal management, environmentally-sound farming and community development.
Helen Keller International
Saves the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged; combats the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition.
Himalayan Cataract Project
Eradicating preventable and curable blindness through high-quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment at a world-class eye care infrastructure.
International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Create a brighter, more equitable future for women and girls. ICRW empowers women, advances gender equality and fights poverty through research, capacity building and advocacy.
International Executive Service Corps
IESC creates prosperity and stability around the world through private enterprise development for the people and places that need it the most.
International Eye Foundation
A global leader in sustainability programming changing how eye care is delivered in the developing world through training, technical assistance, and investments in capacity building.
International Medical Corps
Global humanitarian organization saving lives and building self-reliance by providing vital medical care; training healthcare providers; rebuilding clinics; and improving water & sanitation.
International Orthodox Christian Charities
Provides humanitarian/development assistance to people in U.S., Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East who have been devastated by man-made and natural disasters.
International Partnership for Microbicides
Developing HIV prevention products for women. Developing HIV prevention tools to prevent death among women 15-44 worldwide; prevention products could save millions of lives.
International Relief & Development, Inc.
Working to reduce the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable groups and provide the tools and resources needed to increase their self-sufficiency.
International Relief Teams
Assists victims of disaster, poverty, and neglect worldwide, providing immediate relief and long-term programs including medical training, surgical and clinical outreach, and health promotion.
International Rescue Committee
Our commitment to freedom, human dignity, and self-reliance is reflected in well-planned global emergency relief, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees.
International Youth Foundation
IYF programs are catalysts of change that help young people obtain a quality education, gain employability skills, make healthy choices and improve their communities.
Our mission is to help millions of people out of poverty quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably by developing and promoting money-making tools for the rural poor.
We believe structural problems deserve structural solutions. Without secure land rights, other global investments - education, micro-credit, health - lack sustainability.
**Lutheran World Relief
Affirming God's love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.
- Baltimore, August 7, 2013 – Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, has awarded Lutheran World Relief (LWR) four stars, its highest rating, for the third year in a row. Charity Navigator assesses nonprofits’ fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency.
- In 2012, LWR served 7.8 million people around the world with programs in emergency response, agricultural development, malaria prevention and more, toward a mission to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.
- WHO IS LWR? Lutheran World Relief, an international nonprofit organization, works to end poverty and injustice by empowering some of the world's most impoverished communities to help themselves. With partners in 35 countries, LWR seeks to promote sustainable development with justice and dignity by helping communities bring about change for healthy, safe and secure lives; engage in Fair Trade; promote peace and reconciliation; and respond to emergencies. LWR is headquartered in Baltimore, Md. and has worked in international development and relief since 1945. For more information, please visit lwr.org.
- “LWR’s coveted 4-star rating puts it in a very select group of high-performing charities,” said Ken Berger, President and CEO, Charity Navigator. “LWR’s supporters should feel confident that their hard-earned dollars are being used efficiently and responsibly.”
Providing lifesaving aid worldwide following a disaster or conflict, and helping local populations design and implement sustainable programs to promote health and economic development.
We are redefining the approach to ending extreme poverty and enabling rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa to move from hunger to self-sufficiency by 2015.
Near East Foundation
We support grassroots, community-based initiatives that help highly vulnerable communities in the Middle East and Africa achieve economic security, social wellbeing, and good governance.
By working together and sharing knowledge, we help our members maintain access to the best information and communication technology when service the developing world.
Provide free surgery for children with clefts worldwide, and train local doctors to build medical capacity and increase access to safe surgery for vulnerable populations.
We collaborate with local partners worldwide to provide microfinance services allowing poor entrepreneurs to develop steady income, provide for families and create jobs for neighbors.
Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrong of poverty.
Pan American Development Foundation
Empowers disadvantaged people in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve economic and social progress, strengthen civil society, and prepare for and respond to disasters.
Partners In Health, A Nonprofit Corporation
At its root, our mission is both medical and moral. It is based on solidarity rather than charity alone. Whatever it takes.
Poor communities have the right to safer childbirth, life-saving vaccines, and lives free from AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. We create solutions for better health worldwide.
Media Impact's unique approach to communications combines the principles of Entertainment-Education with the reach of mass media to mobilize individual, community creating positive change.
Plan International USA
Plan International USA is part of a global organization that works with communities in 50 developing countries to end the cycle of poverty for children.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America- International
Supports sexual and reproductive health programs in the developing world, in partnership with local nongovernmental organizations, that promote women’s reproductive health, freedom and dignity.
Project HOPE - The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc.
Project HOPE provides sustainable improvements in health around the globe through education and humanitarian assistance with more than 92 percent of revenues dedicated to programs.
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
Our mission is to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty.
Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)
Create a world where people live in safe and sustainable communities in which differences are respected and basic needs are met.
Save the Children Federation Inc.
Our Mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Responds to disasters and humanitarian crises around the world by providing emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies families need to survive in the immediate aftermath.
Our mission is to be a leader and partner to eliminate corneal blindness worldwide.
SOS Childrens Villages- USA
World's largest organization for orphaned and abandoned children. Since 1949, we have grown to over 540 Villages in 133 countries, including the United States.
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.
UNICEF, United States Fund for
UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care, clean water, education, emergency relief and more.
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
We defend human rights and civil liberties, promoting environmental and economic justice with grassroots partners worldwide, while engaging our members to serve as citizen-activists.
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
To alleviate human suffering. We provide practical, proactive support to the most vulnerable survivors of chronic or temporary emergencies due to natural or civil causes.
United Seamen's Service
Provides overseas health and welfare services to the American Merchant Marine and seafarers of allied nations and a 24-hour hotline for emergency family assistance.
University of the People
The world’s first tuition-free, nonprofit, online academic institution dedicated to the democratization of higher education; providing global access to collegiate studies despite individual constraints.
Village Enterprise Fund
Village Enterprise’s mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with the resources to create sustainable businesses.
Water For People
Water For People is an international organization that supports the development of sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilties, and hygiene education programs in developing countries.
William J Clinton Foundation
Enhance people’s capacity to meet global challenges by improving global health, protecting the environment, strengthening economies and promoting healthier childhoods.
Women for Women International
We provide direct aid, rights awareness and leadership education, vocational skills training and income generation support to women survivors of war, conflict and civil strife.
World Relief Corporation of National Association of Evangelicals
Provides emergency relief and community-based solutions to alleviate poverty in 18 countries and provides assistance to refugees in the United States.
World Vision Inc
Relief and development organization helping children worldwide by tackling causes of poverty and developing access to clean water, food, health care, education and economic opportunity.
Convoy of Hope
- Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating — four stars — for 12 consecutive years, placing Compassion in the top 1 percent of all charities.
- What makes us distinct - Commitment to Christ, Children, Church, Integrity
- Forbes ranks Compassion #15 on its Largest US Charities List
Non-Profit Times Ranks Compassion #30 on its Top 100 List
Chronicle of Philanthropy ranks Compassion #23 on its Philanthropy 400 List
- The 2012-2013 budget
- Compassion's fundraising and administration services are 16.35% of the total budge.
- Compassion's fundraising and administration services budget is 19.37% of the Program services budget.
- Although the fundraising and administration budge is only 19.37% as much as the Program services budget, the salaries in fundraising and administration are 80.14% as much as Program services!