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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK is a network of help centers in the United States. It tries to stop people from hurting themselves or committing suicide, and help them through counselling. It is made up of 159 crisis cente ...

                                               

National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation is the United States largest private, nonprofit conservation education and advocacy organization. It has over four million members and supporters. NWF seeks to educate people of all ages by publishing a variety of ...

                                               

People For the American Way

People for the American Way is a progressive organization that is involved in political activism. Issues that it involves itself in are judicial nominations, church/state separation, civil rights, voting rights for Washington, DC in the U.S. Cong ...

                                               

Republican Governors Association

The Republican Governors Association is a Washington, D.C based 527 organization. It started in 1963. Its members are U.S. state and territorial Republican governors. The RGA chairman is Governor Greg Abbott of Texas. He became chairman in Novemb ...

                                               

UNCF

UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, also known as the United Fund, is an American charity organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities. UNCF was ...

                                               

Worldwatch Institute

The Worldwatch Institute is an environmental organization based in Washington, D.C. It helps to tell people who make policy and the public about the world economy and the environment. Worldwatch Institute publications include The State of the Wor ...

                                               

Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! is a non-profit organization in the United States with the mission of responsible outdoor use with the use of "ethics, education and stewardship". Tread Lightly! is supported by individuals, small business and corporations. As off- ...

                                               

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is an agency of the United States government. It works to protect human health and the environment. The EPA does this job by writing rules and making sure that they are followed. The idea for the EPA was first ...

                                               

Attac (organization)

The Association pour la Taxation des Transactions pour lAide aux Citoyens is an organization that promotes a tax on foreign exchange transactions, the so-called Tobin tax.

                                               

Free Voters

Free Voters is a group of politicians which takes part in the elections but is not registered as a political party. Free Voters usually only run in the local elections. The group attracts conservative voters who prefer local decisions in politics ...

                                               

State Administration of Foreign Exchange

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange of the Peoples Republic of China is agency that controls foreign exchange market activities, and manages Chinese foreign exchange reserves valued at.2 trillion. The current director is Yi Gang.

                                               

Busan Social Information Forum

Busan Social Information Forum was founded on March 1, 2003, at Busan Forum, led by Chairman Seung-Moo Ha. Following the Busan Forum, it is the second non-profit forum organization founded in the Busan area.

                                               

FreeRice

FreeRice is a non-profit organization that donates rice to the hungry people around the world. Players choose an answer from a multiple-choice question. As the player gets more right answers, they advance in level. The highest level depends on th ...

                                               

Heydar Aliyev Foundation

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation is a non-profit organization headed by Azerbaijans First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva. The foundation is named in honor of Azerbaijans former leader, President of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, who was the father of Aliyevas husb ...

                                               

International Womens Media Foundation

The International Womens Media Foundation is a Washington, D.C based nonprofit organization to strengthen the participation of women working as journalists in every part of the world. They offer training, awards programs, and legal advice to wome ...

                                               

Kiva (organization)

Kiva Microfunds was founded as a non-profit organization in October in 2005 by Matt Flannery and Jessica Jackley, an American couple interested in microfinance. The project began in April 2004 when Jessica Jackley came back from East Africa where ...

                                               

Merida State Symphony Orchestra

The Merida State Symphony Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in the Venezuelan city of Merida. A non-profit organization, it was founded in 1991 by the Venezuelan pianist and educator Jose Antonio Abreu.

                                               

Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Non-profit industrial complex, or NPIC for short, is a term which is used by social justice activists to describe the way non-profit organizations, governments, and businesses are related. Many activists carry out their work as employees of or wi ...

                                               

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is an NPO organization based in Qatar, founded by former Emir of Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and his second wife Moza bint Nasser in 1995. The President of the Qatar Foundation is s ...

                                               

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 5013 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers. SFWA is based in the United States but membership is worldwide. Damon Knight started the organization in ...

                                               

Children in Need

BBC Children in Need is a British charity appeal. It is run by the BBC. It takes place every year in November. The appeal has raised over £1 billion since it started in 1980.

                                               

Joy of Giving Week

The Joy of Giving Week, planned for Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2009 as a national movement, aims at engaging at least one crore Indians in different "acts of giving" - money, time, resources and skills - spanning the corporate, NGO and government sectors, ...

                                               

Relay For Life

Relay For Life is a fundraising event for cancer held around the world. It was originally organised in the United States, by the American Cancer Society, a volunteer charity organisation. The event has now spread to more than 20 countries. The go ...

                                               

Clara Barton

Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton was an American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. During the American Civil War, she was in charge of the agency to find missing Union soldiers. She also headed several hospitals in Virginia. She is best remembered ...

                                               

Dresdner Bank

Dresdner Bank AG was one of Germanys largest banking corporations and was based in Frankfurt. It was formed in 1872, and bought by competitor Commerzbank in December 2009.

                                               

Center Parcs

Center Parcs is a group of holiday villages in Europe that was founded in the Netherlands in 1968. It is now two different companies: Center Parcs Europe, which is run by Pierre & Vacances on mainland European sites owned by Blackstone Group and ...

                                               

Hilton Hotels

The Hilton Hotels brand was re-united internationally after more than 40 years in February 2006, when United States-based Hilton Hotels Corporation purchased the lodging arm of United Kingdom-based Hilton Group PLC, which had acquired Hiltons int ...

                                               

Stock market

Shares are small pieces of a company. Shares can be bought by humans, companies, and mutual funds. When buying shares in a company, the buyer owns a small part of that company. The price of a share can be based on many different things. The main ...

                                               

FTSE 100 Index

The FTSE 100 is an important stock exchange in London, United Kingdom, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, in the United States, or the CAC 40, in France. FTSE stands for Financial Times Stock Exchange. The 100 biggest companies in the U ...

                                               

Initial public offering

An initial public offering or stock market launch is a type of public offering. A public offering is any tradable asset that is offered to the public. In an initial public offering, shares of stock in a company are sold to the general public, on ...

                                               

Monsters University

Monsters University is a 2013 computer-animated comedy movie. It is a prequel to Monsters, Inc. and follows the same monsters who later become friends. John Goodman, Billy Crystal and Steve Buscemi reprised their roles.

                                               

Old School (movie)

Old School is a 2003 American comedy movie directed and cowritten by Todd Phillips. It stars Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn as three adults starting a fraternity.

                                               

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is an international organization. On 8th August 1967, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines formed the ASEAN. At that time, communism was growing in Vietnam, and these five countr ...

                                               

ASEAN Basketball League

The ASEAN Basketball League is a mens basketball competition in Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Six teams compete, all from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Teams that participated in the first season were the Phil ...

                                               

Benelux

The Benelux is an economic union in Western Europe. It includes three neighboring monarchies, Be lgium, the Ne therlands, and Lux embourg. They are in the north western European region between France and Germany. The name is formed from the begin ...

                                               

Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. Belgium has an area of 30.528 square kilometres. Around 11 million people live in Belgium. It is a founding member of the European Union and is home to its headquar ...

                                               

Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a country in Western Europe; its official name is the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is a small country in land area. It was one of the first countries in the European Union. It is also a member of the Benelux. The countries next to ...

                                               

Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Most of it is in Western Europe, but there are also some parts in the Caribbean. More than 17 million people live there. To the north and west of the European part of th ...

                                               

The Bahamas

The Bahamas is a group of islands in the West Indies. The countrys capital, Nassau, is on New Providence Island. The Taino were the first people living there. In 1492, Christopher Columbus found the Americas by landing on another of the islands, ...

                                               

Belize

Belize), formerly known as British Honduras, is a country in Central America. It used to be called British Honduras, but changed its name in 1973. Long before that it was part of the Mayan Empire. Belize is the only English-speaking country in Ce ...

                                               

Dominica

The Commonwealth of Dominica is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea. It is an English-speaking country. It is between the French-speaking territories of Guadeloupe and Martinique. The island is 751 km² in area. Roseau is its capital. Portsmouth ...

                                               

Haiti

Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti is a country on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. The other country on the island is the Dominican Republic. Haiti has two official languages: French and Haitian Creole, or Kreyol ", which is a simple ver ...

                                               

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean; it is part of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10.990 square kilometres in area, lies about 140 kilometres south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres west of Hispaniola. Its capital city is Kingston; other t ...

                                               

Saint Kitts and Nevis

The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, is a federal nation made up of two small islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is the smallest independent country in the Western Hemisphere. The capital city is Basseterre. It is on the main island of St Kitts ...

                                               

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is a tropical island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is a part of the Lesser Antilles, and it is north of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and south of Martinique. As of 2010 there are about 174.000 people. The ...

                                               

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea. It is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and CARICOM. The country speaks English as its official language. The capital, ...

                                               

Suriname

Suriname, or Surinam, Dutch Guiana, Dutch Guyana or Sranang is a country in South America. The official name of the country is Republiek Suriname. It used to be known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana. It is between Guyana ...

                                               

Trinidad and Tobago

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a nation in the south Caribbean Sea. It is 11 km away from Venezuela. The country has two bigger islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and many smaller islands. The capital is Port-of-Spain. The country has about 1. ...

                                               

Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations is a confederation of countries. Originally, it was called the British Commonwealth which was founded in 1926 when the British Empire began to break-up. Now, there are 53 member countries of the Commonwealth.

                                               

Order of the Companions of Honour

The Order of the Companions of Honour is a British award given to citizens of the Commonwealth. It was founded by King George V in 1917, as a reward for outstanding achievements in the arts, literature, music, science, politics, industry or relig ...