EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of earth rights. ERI seeks to end earth rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work. They specialize in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. ERI supports the EarthRights Alumni through its small grants and alumni support programs.
Refugees International Japan is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to assist refugees who have lost everything as a result of war and conflict. Operating out of Tokyo, we are staffed entirely by volunteers from the Japanese and international communities. Refugees International Japan channels project funds through experi enced organizations already working with refugees out in the field, ensuring that assistance goes quickly and directly to where it is most needed.
Global Green Grants bridges the gap between those who can offer financial support and grassroots groups in developing countries that can make effective use of that support. They help donors overcome the barriers to grassroots grantmaking by identifying worthy organizations and moving funds at minimal cost. Global Green Grants are based in Boulder , Colorado , with staff and volunteers around the world. Grants are made (typically $500 to $5,000) to grassroots groups in some of the world's most despoiled and impoverished places where other sources of support often are not available. Since their first grant in 1993, Greengrants has made more than 3500 grants to groups in over 120 countries.
American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.