CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world.  CIVICUS' special purpose is to help nurture the foundation, growth, protection and resourcing of citizen action throughout the world and especially in areas where participatory democracy, freedom of association of citizens and their funds for public benefit are threatened.

Generations United
Generations United (GU) is the only national organization that focuses solely on promoting intergenerational strategies, programs, and policies. It provides information about intergenerational initiatives around the US (both Learn and Serve and other types of programs). Generations United, as a clearinghouse itself, coordinates information for over 130 intergenerational efforts.

Grameen Foundation USA
Grameen Foundation USA works in partnership with the Grameen Bank, pioneer of small loans to the poor, to fight poverty all over the world. The Grameen Bank was started in Bangladesh in 1976 as an experiment of how a small amount of credit could affect the lives of the rural poor. 

Institute on Community Integration
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
The Institute's mission is to improve  the community services and social supports available to individuals with developmental and other disabilities, and their families throughout the United States and abroad.

International Association of Justice Volunteerism (IAJV)
The International Association of Justice Volunteerism is committted to the improvement of the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems through citizen participation.

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