The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. We work mainly by making grants or loans that build knowledge and strengthen organizations and networks in the following key problem areas and program strategies: Democratic values, Reducing poverty and injustice, Promoting international cooperation and advancing human achievement. In the world of sexual health education, Ford Foundation suppors school- and community-based programs and advocacy efforts that expand access to sexuality education, especially among marginalized youth. Working in partnership with key nonprofit organizations, funders and government agencies, these programs enable young people to access accurate information and provide a space for discussion of sexuality, gender roles, and sexual and reproductive health and their relationship to poverty and discrimination.
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Vodafone Americas FoundationTM is part of Vodafone’s global family of foundations. The Foundation is affiliated with Vodafone, the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company that has significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States. The Foundation's core priorities are strengthening families, supporting children and youth, leadership development, civic participation and urban issues, the arts, special projects, and technology. Vodafone Americas Foundation has recently created the Wireless Innovation ProjectTM -- a competitive style of grantmaking that seeks wireless technology solutions to some of the greatest challenges today. For more information, visit our Wireless Innovation ProjectTM site at http://www.vodafone-us.com/innovation.html.
This program supports studies to prevent the acquisition of HIV infection for adolescents at risk for HIV. These studies can be at the level of the individual, family, group, or community, both domestically and international. Areas of emphasis:
- Interventions to prevent HIV-infection adolescents by delaying onset of risk behaviors, reducing frequency of risk behaviors, and increasing health promoting behaviors.
Interventions that focus on the transition in personal responsibility associated with entering adolescence and young adulthood.
Development of age, language, and culture-appropriate educational products and programs for HIV prevention.
Sonic.net is a full-service Internet provider, dedicated to delivering fast, reliable and inexpensive connectivity while providing award-winning technical support. Based out of Santa Rosa, California, we were one of the first ISPs to bring DSL access to the wine country, and continue to lead the way in making new access and hosting solutions available to the public.
The Health 2.0 Conference is the leading showcase of cutting-edge technologies in health care, a venue where innovation in technology is introduced and ground-breaking ideas are shared to drive change in the health care system. Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya collaborated to organize the first Health 2.0 conference in September 2007 in San Francisco. The Washington Post called the conference “…a high-energy gathering of great minds…” Now many conferences on, Health 2.0 has become the place to see and be seen for the leaders in health care technology. Health 2.0 has set up a non-profit industry consortium, the Health 2.0 Accelerator, and a research consulting service, Health 2.0 Advisors.
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For more than 50 years, the Levi Strauss Foundation has actively promoted workers rights, the fight against HIV/AIDS and building assets to protect poor families and marginalized individuals. Learn more at
Mobile Commons offers companies, non-profits, and government agencies simple tools to reach people on the device they use most – their mobile phones by running text-messaging-based campaigns that integrate seamlessly into existing communications outreach. Learn more at http://www.mobilecommons.com
Bedsider.org (Bedsider) is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy <http://www.thenc.org/>, a private non-profit organization. We’re not funded by pharmaceutical companies. Or the government. We’re totally independent and the info on Bedsider is honest and unbiased. Our goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively, and that's it. Learn more at www.bedsider.org
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. We enable event creation, promotion and ticket sales. We help people discover events that match their passions. And we let everyone share the events they're creating or joining, bringing more people together around the world.