Working Together for a Better World

From global health concerns to problems with education, poverty and the environmental crisis – there are growing concerns in various areas around the world. Fortunately, through the years several philanthropic foundations have been founded by exceptional individuals with the aim of addressing these difficulties.

Positive Solutions

The unified goals of these extraordinary foundations are: to educate others about the problems, to discover actionable solutions, and to take the necessary steps to implement these solutions. On this site we take a look at some of these top philanthropic foundations and how the good work they do is having an effect.

The Foundations

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, launched in 2004 has raised more than $29 million to fund literacy programs and provide books for elementary school libraries across Canada.

The John D.V. Salvador Foundation

The John D.V. Salvador Foundation aims to allow children to reach their true potential despite being orphans or living in poverty or abuse. Read more about this great foundation.

The Malala Fund Founded by Malala Yousafzai

Find out more about the Malala Fund, which seeks to ensure that girls receive an education, and about Malala Yousafzai, the brave young woman behind it all.

The New World Foundation

The New World Foundation was founded in 1954 by Anita McCormick Blaine. “The New World Foundation aims to bring about better international understanding and a condition in which …all people might live in amity, and in recognition of their responsibility toward one another.” (Anita Blaine) Its mission is to eradicate apathy in the American political system and to cultivate and create pathways for individuals to become advocates and change agents.

The Poetry Foundation – Committed to Strong Poetry

The Poetry Foundation is an America-based non-profit organization launched to discover and promote the best poetry.

The Rotary Foundation – Service Above Self

Find out more about the Rotary Foundation, a global organization that seeks to improve lives and eradicate polio in particular.

The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

One of the wealthiest grantmaking foundations in the United States, find out how the Hewlett Foundation supports different projects in the US.

Tin Ka Ping Foundation

The Tin Ka Ping Foundation, founded by Dr. Tin Ka Ping with his own personal funds, has a mission of improving the quality of education in China.

Tom Joyner Foundation

To give all students the chance to attend college. The Tom Joyner Foundation supports historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) and provide programming initiatives to allow students...

WE Foundation – Making Doing Good Doable

The WE Foundation is an organization geared to make it easier for everybody to help improve lives. Find out how the foundation was started and learn more about its mission.

William S. Abell Foundation

The William S. Abell Foundation provides grants to organizations and programs that support very specific sectors of the population. These include, feeding the...

Yerzhan Tatishev Public Foundation

Yerzhan Tatishev Public Foundation based in Kazakhstan provides educational grants to ensure that low-income students can attend the country's top universities.
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