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International Institute for Environment and Development

3. The objects for which the Company is established are: 3.1 To advance the education of the public by all charitable means; 3.2 To promote sustainable development for the benefit of the public by: 3.2.1 The preservation, conservation and protection of the environment and the prudent use of natural resources; 3.2.2 The relief of poverty and the improvement of the conditions of life in socially and economically disadvantaged communities; and 3.2.3 The promotion of sustainable means for achieving economic growth and regeneration. In this context 'sustainable development' means development which meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

Save the Children

To Relieve The Distress And To Promote The Welfare Of Children In Any Country Or Countries, Without Differentiation On The Ground Of Race, Colour, Nationality, Creed Or Sex To Educate The Public Concerning The Nature, Causes And Effects Of Distress, And Want Of Welfare As Aforesaid, And To Conduct And Procure Research Concerning The Same And To Make Available The Useful Results Thereof.

Taller Salud, Inc.

Taller Salud, Inc. is a feminist grassroots organization that works towards the health and well-being of girls, young women and adult women, primarily targeting low-income communities.

International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS)

That Athletes With An Intellectual Impairment Across The World Have The Opportunity To Achieve Excellence In Sport And High-Level Competition

PHA Pterocarpus Forest, Inc.

The Friends of the Pterocarpus Forest, also known as the Amigos del Bosque de Pterocarpus (incorporated as PHA Pterocarpus Forest, Inc.) are a group of citizens committed to the conservation and maintenance of the 50.18-acre Pterocarpus Officinalis* forest at Palmas del Mar. The mission of the Friends is to ensure that this rare Forest ecosystem remains accessible -- in perpetuity -- to the people of Puerto Rico and visitors to the island for passive recreation, environmental education and research. To this end, the Friends seek funds and other resources for educational and public benefit projects that promote awareness of and knowledge about this unique ecosystem, as well as funds with which to maintain and enhance for the benefit of the public, the Forest's website and presence on social media; its interpretative signage; and the 3/4-mile elevated boardwalk, rest areas, observation tower, visitors' center, and other facilities. The Friends, in collaboration with the Palmas Homeowners' Association, the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and other committed parties began the restoration of the forest in 2010. Our efforts made it possible, in less than 5 years, to turn a devastated and moribund environment that had suffered decades of neglect (particularly since Hurricane Georges in 1998) into a lush and vibrant ecosystem and a unique ecotourism destination. *The Pterocarpus Officinalis is known as the Swamp Bloodwood tree in English. In Puerto Rico it is known as Palo de Pollo, or Chicken tree, because of the shape of its large aerial roots, which resemble chicken feet.

Puerto Rico Community Foundation

To develop the capacities of the communities in Puerto Rico to achieve their social and economic transformation, stimulating philanthropic investment and maximizing the yield of each contribution.

For Such a Time as This, Inc

Reaching under-served communities through outreach and programming that seeks to improve the standard of living for families and individuals affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Protectores de Cuencas Inc

Protectores de Cuencas, Inc. (PDC) is a science and community based nonprofit organization founded with the mission to protect, monitor, and implement best conservation practices for the rehabilitation of natural resources in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (PR) (a tropical group of islands located in the Caribbean). PDC uses watersheds as the geographical management area to identify sources of pollution affecting natural ecosystems and communities. Communities are engaged throughout outreach education and participation in all aspects of our projects. PDC has extensive experience implementing conservation practices to help farmers and forest landowners to implement sustainable and profitable ways to use their land. PDC has a broad base of community support across PR, including the municipality islands of Culebra and Vieques. PDC counts with the support of local and federal governmental agencies that are committed in the sustainable management of our natural resources and wildlife conservation. Since 2015, PDC has a cooperative agreement with the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources for the co-management of the Guanica State Forest (GSF). The GSF has several national an international recognitions for its valuable an unique ecosystems and biodiversity. One of the main recognitions is the designation of the GSF as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Biosphere Reserve. The GSF directly satisfies the recreational needs of local communities that include the five near-by municipalities (Guanica, Lajas, Yauco, Guayanilla and Ponce) with a total population of over 300,000 people. Also, it is estimated that the GSF receives over 625,000 people a year looking for outdoor recreation activities more likely related to the coastal areas to enjoy the sandy beaches and for recreation activities such as snorkeling, surfing, boat rides and related aquatic recreation activities. PDC has the mission and responsibility of providing long-lasting sustainable outdoor recreational activities for the benefit of both visitors and wildlife.

Waves Ahead

Waves Ahead Objectives: Support in the development and formation of stronger segments of our community, among them, LGBT, seniors, homeless, and others; in order for them to transform their quality of living. Promote an inclusive public policy for all. Providing the skills necessary in order to empower them as individuals, families, and community-as-a-whole.

Red por los Derechos de la Niñez y la Juventud de Puerto Rico

the Network for the Rights of Children and Youth of Puerto Rico (REDENIJ-PR), previously known under the name of Red Hostels, Institutions and Centers for minors of Puerto Rico (RAICEM-PR). REDENIJ-PR is a non-profit organization and coalition aimed at coordinating, unifying, representing the shelters, institutions and centers for child services in Puerto Rico. Our organization is focused on transforming the living conditions of children and families in contexts of violence in the country, we made this transformation viable through four programmatic strategies: safe and child services strategy, advocacy, training and technical assistance to service providers in the public or private sector alliances.

Ponce Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.

The general mission of Ponce NHS is to enrich the quality of life in Puerto Rico through housing and community development, also, financial and social education. During the past 25 years, the services have been aimed at promoting in individuals and families a healthy credit, budget management and the opportunity to acquire safety housing. Ponce NHS has a Community Development Department with services aimed at creating community boards, environment talks, home renovation, educational and projects that will be promoting economic initiatives for underserved and low-income communities.

UK Online Giving Foundation

Our objective is to promote the effectiveness and efficiency of the charity sector by maximising donor contributions to eligible charities, through a Donor Advised Fund. By operating with minimal administrative overheads, we can make it easier and more efficient for a broad demographic of donors to give, and worthy organisations to receive donations.