Features

May 2, 2016

One of the Herd

CORRAL Riding Academy uses equine-assisted learning to help young women navigate emotional trauma and become more well-rounded members of society. Through partnerships with specialists and researchers, CORRAL validates why and how their model works so that donors, partners, and other organizations have a sense of transparency and stewardship.

May 2, 2016

Outdoor Adventures: Cultivating Empathetic, Responsible Youth

Camp Unalayee for over 60 years has used the environment to create compassionate youth and bring together diverse groups to learn and share the simple joys of living in nature.

May 2, 2016

United Fronts: Partnering in Creative Ways

Formerly Playing for Peace, PeacePlayers International aims to reflect a new worldwide scope by using basketball to as a tool to end conflict, develop leadership skills, and change perceptions.

May 2, 2016

Stronger Standing Together: How a Sense of Service Helps Veterans Return to the Outdoors

Black Dagger Military Hunt Club Inc. is a public charity that provides Adaptive Shooting, Hunting, and Fishing Programs for both disabled and able-bodied veterans. By building a network of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, their goal is to support any and all efforts to stand together with soldiers

May 2, 2016

The Longevity of Commitment On and Off the Field

The Bonnie Youth Club, a year round youth program, uses baseball as a vehicle to capture young people’s interest. Through education and team-building programs, they have maintained a sustainable volunteer base that feels a commitment to the organization long after their time at Bonnie is done.

May 2, 2016

Great Scalability: Playworks’ Growth Strategy

Playworks’s scalability is helping the organization to increase its impact in creating a more peaceful, cooperative, and accepting generation of young people, benefitting not only youth, but society as a whole.

Apr 4, 2016

Islamic Relief USA: Doing Good Through Diversity

Nonprofits face a plethora of concerns in an effort to carry out their mission and goals. Islamic Relief USA, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating poverty and helping all regardless of race, gender or religious affiliation, have learned that great programming, fundraising, and coalitions start at home.

Apr 4, 2016

The When, Where, and How of Informed Disaster Relief

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy transforms disaster giving by providing timely and thoughtful strategies to increase donors’ impact during domestic and international disasters. With an emphasis on recovery and disaster risk reduction, they aim to raise awareness of the lifecycle of disasters and create plans for informed giving and relief.

Apr 4, 2016

Connection Amidst Disaster: The Role of Information Technology During Recovery

Using distributed networks of volunteer technology professionals, corporate partners, and disaster resource experts, the Information Technology Disaster Resource Center provides education, planning, and disaster response to keep those affected by disaster connected.

Apr 4, 2016

Disaster Preparedness: Building Resilience Before Disaster Strikes

GeoHazards International (GHI) is a non-profit dedicated to ending preventable death and suffering caused by natural disasters in the world’s most vulnerable communities. Founded in 1991, GHI is the first non-profit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to mitigating earthquake, tsunami, and landslide risks in the world's poorest and most at-risk regions. Its solutions emphasize preparedness, mitigation, and building local capacity in order to manage risk.