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Kick Starter

http://www.kickstarter.com

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

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Funding Platform, Get Funded, Raise Money, Investing, Kickstarter

Kiva

http://www.kiva.org

Kiva is the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. Kiva is a nonprofit organization that aims to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty and expand economic opportunity. Since 2005, Kiva and their growing global community of 950,000 lenders have crowdfunded more than $450 million in microloans to over 1 million entrepreneurs in 65 countries, with a 98.9% repayment rate. Visitors can browse the website to see profiles and stories of borrowers seeking loans for school tuitions and supplies, expanding their business, access to clean/green energy products and more. You can choose someone to lend $25 or more to and when your loan is repaid you can relend to another person or withdraw you money from the system.

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Micro Loans, Kiva, Crowdfunding, Lend, Loan

Unicef

http://www.unicef.org

UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality.  That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.

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UNICEF, World, Children, Global

ChangeMakers

http://www.changemakers.com

Ashoka Changemakers® provides the tools and resources to empower everyone to contribute to a better world. Our community's mission is to grow new ideas through transparency and collaboration, a process of Open Growth. No matter where you are starting, or where you are going, Changemakers makes it easier to share an idea, track progress, communicate with supporters, and invest in global change.

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Ashoka, Changemakers, Open Growth

Meetup

http://www.meetup.com

Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 2,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

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Meetup, Local Community, Lectures, Action

Change.org

http://www.change.org

Change.org is the world's largest petition platform, empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see.

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Change.org, Campaign, Petition, Change

Conservation International

http://www.conservation.org

People depend on nature for many things. A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. Cultural resources. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.

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Conservation International, Sustainability, Nature

Ted

http://www.ted.com

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference and TEDGlobal -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
 

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Conference, Conferences, Ted, Tedx, Lectures, Speakers, Convention, Knowledge, Great Minds, Talks, Science, Ideas, Ideas Worth Spreading

Donors Choose

http://www.donorschoose.org

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class. Then, you can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that inspires you. Once a project reaches its funding goal, we deliver the materials to the school.

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Donor Choose, Students, Teachers, School Supplies, Public School

MindBodyGreen

http://www.mindbodygreen.com

Our aim is to make wellness inclusive and fun through original articles, tips, news, and interviews. Through MindBodyGreen we hope to give you the tools to make your life better and healthier or inspire you to keep doing the awesome things that you are already doing.
We write about things that we think are great. You cannot pay to write for MindBodyGreen or pay to be featured on MindBodyGreen.

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Wellness, Mind Body Green

Environmental Defense Fund

http://www.edf.org

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, we find practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems.
 

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Environmental Defense Fund, Nature

GoPure

http://www.gopure.com

Our mission is to make it easy to find sustainably-sourced food wherever you are. We're providing food transparency because what we eat matters -- for our communities, our environment and our wellbeing. The more we know about our food, the better choices we can make, and the more power we have to create positive change.

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Go Pure, App, Food, Sustainability, Eating Out, Dining

NESsT

http://www.nesst.org

NESsT develops sustainable social enterprises that solve critical social problems in emerging market economies. We combine the tools and strategies of business leadership, entrepreneurship and investment with the mission and values of the social sector to enable our portfolio to: better plan, improve management capacity, grow, and increase their social impact.

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Nesst, Sustainability

Weather Underground

http://www.wunderground.com

Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need.

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Weather Underground, Emergency Response

Causes

http://www.causes.com

Causes is the world’s largest platform for activism and philanthropy. We empower individuals to create grassroots communities called “causes” that take action on behalf of a specific issue or nonprofit organization.

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Causes, Activism, Action, Giving Communities, Community, Giving Community, Joe Green, Facebook Causes, Facebook