Environment

Trips for Kids

"Operating in the United States, Canada and Israel, Trips For Kids® (TFK®) has opened the world of cycling to over 60,000 at-risk youth through mountain bike rides and Earn-A-Bike programs. The more than sixty Trips For Kids chapters we support combine lessons in personal responsibility, achievement and environmental awareness through the development of practical skills, and the simple act of having fun. "

Address: 
138 Sunnyside
Mill Valley, CA 94941
United States
First Name: 
Marilyn
Last Name: 
Price
Position: 
Director
Phone Number: 
415-458-2986
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Israel
Location: 
Local

Arava Institute

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is the premier environmental education and research program in the Middle East, preparing future Arab and Jewish leaders to cooperatively solve the region's environmental challenges. Affiliated with Ben-Gurion University, AIES houses academic programs, research, and international cooperation initiatives on a range of environmental concerns and challenges.

Students at AIES study a range of environmental issues from a trans-boundary and interdisciplinary perspective while learning peace-building and leadership skills.

Address: 
United States
First Name: 
Abby
Last Name: 
Lutman
Position: 
Research Programs Coordinator
Phone Number: 
00-972-8-635-6604
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community
Location: 
Israel

Resource Foundation

"The Resource Foundation...strives to empower the disadvantaged in Latin America and the Caribbean so that they can gain the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to improve their lives. By partnering with high-impact nonprofit organization in the region and selective donors worldwide, The Resource Foundation continues to increase the self-reliance of the region's poor." (from Resource Foundation proposal)

Address: 
158 West 27th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States
First Name: 
Julia
Last Name: 
Love
Position: 
Director of Communications
Phone Number: 
212-675-6170
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International

Jewish Heart for Africa

"Jewish Heart for Africa facilitates development in Africa using clean, alternative technologies in order to fight climate change, conserve water, and provide for sustainable economic development. We work with Israeli companies because they offer cost-effective, innovative technologies in close proximity to East Africa. Most of our funds are spent in Israel through purchase of Israeli technologies, stimulating growth within the Israeli economy while improving Israel's image around the world." (from JHA website)

Address: 
520 8th Avenue 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
United States
First Name: 
Rachel
Last Name: 
Ishofsky
Position: 
Associate Executive Director
Phone Number: 
(212) 710-6428
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community
Location: 
International