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…where high school students meet global change makers
in nongovernmental humanitarian relief organizations (NGOs)

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This is a portal to help high school students explore the world of nongovernmental relief organizations.

Routine web searches for “NGO” and “humanitarian” will uncover thousands of entries. The span is enormous, from NGOs with sweeping global missions to NGOs that operate locally. Resources listed below highlight just a few outstanding portals in several categories. They can furnish starting points for any serious journey into the worldwide NGO community:

Global Consulting Firms

Bridgespan Group

McKinsey Social Initiative

Monitor Institute


Chaitanya Educational and Rural Development Society (CERDS)


Global Emergency and Response Assistance (GERA)


Uganda Village


Performing Life Bolivia

Nonprofit Affinity Groups

Skoll World Forum

Society for Nonprofits

World Association of Nongovernmental Organizations

Nonprofit Clearinghouses
Foundation Center


Nonprofit Research

Fogarty International Center (NIH)

Hauser Institute for Civil
Society (Harvard)

National Center for Charitable Statistics

Stanford Global
Development and Poverty Research Initiative


Inside NGO

NGO Advisor


NGO Podcast

Research Reports

NGOs and
Human Rights:
Channels of Power

Protecting Human Rights: The Role of NGOs in Bangla Desh