“nonprofit” Charts

Giraffe Hero Reforms Education in Bangladesh »

Fazle Abed of Dhaka, Bangladesh left a well-paying job to start and run a non-governmental effort to aid Bangladeshis who…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 219
Score: 3

Giraffe Heroes Clean Up the Environment »

Jim and Karen Claus of Sherwood OR lost their home, four businesses, $1.5 million, and were repeatedly threatened when they…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 181
Score: 2

Giraffe Hero Changes Prisoners' Lives »

Kathy Biedenharn, an heiress and the wife of a successful business executive, earned the disapproval of many peers by surrounding…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 224
Score: 2

Giraffe Heroes: Tim Reid »

Giraffe Heroes: "Tim Reid challenged a $392 million contract to build Navy submarines. An engineer, Reid knew the real cost…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 118
Score: 2

Giraffe Heroes: Kip and Phyllis Keino »

Giraffe Heroes: "When Kip & Phyllis Keino took a dead friend’s children into their farmhouse in Eldoret, Kenya, word got…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 132
Score: 2

Private Philanthropy Funds by Allocation »

In 2009, a third of all the U.S. private philanthropy funds donated were allocated to religion ($101 billion) . 9.4%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 46
Score: 2

Giraffe Heroes Spark Global Volunteering »

Husband and wife Bud Philbrook and Michele Gran of St. Paul MN created and direct Global Volunteers, which sends North…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 117
Score: 1

Wishing on a Fund »

The Make-A-Wish foundation is known for their dedicate commitment to granting wishes to kids with life-threatening conditions. A wish can…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 108

Giraffe Hero Organizes Women's Credit Union in India »

Ela Bhatt of Ahmedabad, India, championed disadvantaged women by organizing them into a credit union, the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA).…

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by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 135

Giraffe Hero Helps Children Read in Poor, Rural Colombia »

Luis Soriano, a schoolteacher in Colombia, is so dedicated to spreading knowledge that he packs books into his country's bandit-ridden…

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by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 159

Giraffe Hero Coaches Successful Track Team in California »

Jim White of McFarland CA was the most successful cross-country coach in the state, but he and his wife, Cheryl…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 98

Giraffe Hero Cares for Endangered Elephants »

Sangduen Chailert (Lek) has spent her life caring for endangered elephants. As co-founder and director of northern Thailand’s Elephant Nature…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 94

Two Giraffe Heroes Tell the Truth on Heavy Water Spill »

John Socky and Cliff Garner, construction workers at the Savannah River nuclear plant, reported a 200-gallon spill of heavy water,…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 80

The Many Issues that Heroes Tackle »

The Giraffe Heroes Project commends heroes who stick their necks out for others. There is a wide diversity of fields…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 79

Heroes Can Be Any Age »

The Giraffe Heroes Project commends heroes who stick their necks out for others. People can be heroes at any age,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 121

Private Philanthropy Funds by Source »

Individuals made up 74.9% of private philanthropy funds in the U.S. in 2009. Charitable bequests (funds from a will) accounted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 66

Foundations by Asset Size »

In 2009, 16.4% of U.S. foundations (nonprofit charitable organizations) had less than $50,000 in assets. 23.4% of foundations had between…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 68

Foundations Double in Number »

The number of U.S. foundations, including nonprofit organizations whose goals are deemed to serve the common good, has more than…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 43