25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC
FoodFight is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

1. FoodFight

21 W 46th St, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Midtown East · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! FoodFight's goal is to revolutionize the way people eat and think about food. We arm teachers, students and parents with knowledge to make healthier choices. Read more.

GEMS is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

2. GEMS

201 W 148th St, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Central Harlem · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! GEMS mission is to empower young women who have experienced sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the sex industry and develop to their full potential. Read more.

CollegeSpring is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

3. CollegeSpring

55 Exchange Pl, New York, NY
Office · Financial District · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! CollegeSpring works to re-capture the original purpose of the SAT by giving students from low-income backgrounds access to high-quality SAT preparation and mentoring. Read more.

596 Acres is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

4. 596 Acres

540 President St, Brooklyn, NY
Office · Gowanus · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! 596 Acres makes information about public land legible and accessible online & on fences, and helps neighbors connect to transform the lots in their lives. Read more.

Building Beats is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

5. Building Beats

215 Maujer St Apt 2R, Brooklyn, NY
Office · East Williamsburg · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Building Beats is a non-profit organization that develops and expands DJ and music education programs that teach entrepreneurial, leadership, and life skills. Read more.

Word Up: Community Bookshop/Libreria is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

6. Word Up: Community Bookshop/Libreria

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2113 Amsterdam Ave (165 street), New York, NY
Bookstore · Washington Heights · 10 tips and reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Word Up is a multilingual community bookshop and arts space, using books as an instrument of education and exchange, empowering not only themselves, but their community. Read more.

PENCIL is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

7. PENCIL

30 W 26th St Fl 5, New York, NY
Non-Profit · NoMad · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! PENCIL works at the intersection of school needs and business expertise to bring together the best ideas, talent, and resources across sectors. Read more.

Afro Brazil Arts is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

8. Afro Brazil Arts

107 Suffolk St Apt 307, New York, NY
Office · Lower East Side · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Afro Brazil Arts' mission is to inspire achievement, leadership and community through capoeira made accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Read more.

Citiview Connections Clubhouse is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

9. Citiview Connections Clubhouse

33-24 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY
Office · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Citiview is dedicated to providing opportunities for members to achieve their social, educational, and vocational goals through engaging activities, and mutual support. Read more.

Life Vest Inside HQ is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

10. Life Vest Inside HQ

2101 Ocean Pkwy (Ave U), Brooklyn, NY
Tech Startup · Sheepshead Bay · 2 tips and reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Life Vest Inside inspires people to recognize the potential they have to affect real and positive change in the world through kindness. Read more.

The River Project @ Pier 40 is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

11. The River Project @ Pier 40

Pier 40, New York, NY
Uncategorized · West Village · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! The River Project works to protect and restore the ecosystem of the Hudson River through scientific research, hands-on education, and urban habitat improvement. Read more.

The Betes Organization is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

12. The Betes Organization

1125 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY
Non-Profit · Greenpoint · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! The Betes Organiazation's mission is to pave a path to joyful health for people who carry chronic health conditions through creative, unique theater-driven programming. Read more.

Uptown Stories is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

13. Uptown Stories

140 Pinehurst Ave, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Hudson Heights · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Uptown Stories offers small-group writing workshops for children ages eight to fifteen, led by master teachers and professional authors. Read more.

Library For All is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

14. Library For All

164 W 25th St, New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Library For All's mission is to make knowledge accessible to everyone, allowing individuals the opportunity to learn and aspire to lift themselves out of poverty. Read more.

Zaenah's Blanket Foundation is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

15. Zaenah's Blanket Foundation

790 Concourse Vlg W, Bronx, NY
Non-Profit · Concourse Village · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Zaenah's Blanket Foundation's mission is to help reduce the infant mortality rate by providing blankets to newborn families. Read more.

Prep for Prep is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

16. Prep for Prep

328 W 71st St (West End Avenue), New York, NY
College Administrative Building · Lincoln Square · 2 tips and reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Prep for Prep develops leaders from under-represented communities through access to a superior education and life-changing opportunities. Read more.

Career Gear is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

17. Career Gear

1 Beekman St Rm 301, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Financial District · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Career Gear promotes the economic independence of low-income men by providing professional attire and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce. Read more.

New York On Tech is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

18. New York On Tech

2711 Pitkin Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Office · City Line · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! New York On Tech's (NYOT) mission is to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from New York City. Read more.

Teach For America is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

19. Teach For America

519 8th Ave Fl 15, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Garment District · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Teach For America-New York recruits, develops, and supports emerging leaders to teach in low-income communities throughout New York City. Read more.

Showered With Hope Inc. is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

20. Showered With Hope Inc.

254 E 3rd St, New York, NY
Non-Profit · Alphabet City · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Showered With Hope's mission is to empower individuals experiencing homelessness with the the means to improve personal hygiene and achieve self-sufficiency. Read more.

Lucha Vida is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

21. Lucha Vida

1020 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
Office · Concourse · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Using the principles of wrestling – discipline, confidence, and fitness – Lucha Vida's mission is to combat many of the health and social issues affecting youth. Read more.

TriLatino Triathlon Club is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

22. TriLatino Triathlon Club

930 Tiffany St, Bronx, NY
Non-Profit · Longwood · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! TriLatino Triathlon Club takes a comprehensive approach to developing youth by training them to do a triathlon and engaging them in academic improvement and tutoring. Read more.

Border Crossers is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

23. Border Crossers

71 5th Ave Fl 6, New York, NY
Office · Union Square · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Border Crossers’ mission is to train and empower educators to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in our schools and communities. Read more.

The Architecture of Tomorrow is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

24. The Architecture of Tomorrow

159 Hope St, Brooklyn, NY
Non-Profit · East Williamsburg · 1 tip

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! The Architecture of Tomorrow is a non-profit art and cultural organization supporting sustainable arts practices through a gallery space and arts-based education. Read more.

Digital Citizen Fund is one of 25 Great Non-Profits Tackling Big Issues in NYC.

25. Digital Citizen Fund

145 W 27th St, New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · No tips or reviews

GivkwikGivkwik: Top 25 GIV.NYC 2015 Finalist! Digital Citizen Fund's mission is to empower women and children through Digital Literacy, Sustainability, and Community Building. Read more.