NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 331 results for:

Nonprofits ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

The Muhlenberg Weekly

Gregory Kantor

5 June 2018

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Although the opioid epidemic has spread across America, this story argues that local solutions are needed. In Allentown, when somebody overdoses on opioids, they get a visit from a Blue Guardian, a trained volunteer t...

Positive.News

Nicola Slawson

31 May 2018

London, England

Text

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Straight Talking is a "peer-to-peer education initiative" in London using interactive workshops led by teen parents to show the reality of teenage pregnancy. The charity has operated for about 20 years, and studies sh...

The Washington Post

Kevin Sieff

18 May 2018

Malawi

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Africa's wildlife have made headlines time and time again, as species find their way closer to extinction. There are some pockets of the continent, however that have provide refuge for species and allowed them to not ...

Apolitical

Tom Graham

16 May 2018

Bangladesh

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An intensive, long-term approach to solving poverty, piloted by an NGO in Bangladesh, has shown serious promise since its start in 2002. However, as the program is piloted in countries across the world, questions abou...

The Guardian

Aditya Chakrabortty

9 May 2018

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

York Place is one of a growing number of shopping centers that are closing down as trends like online retail and changing consumer habits mean fewer people going to shopping malls. But York Place is doing things diffe...

FastCompany

Ben Paynter

8 May 2018

New York, New York, United States

Multi-Media

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Ideas42, a nonprofit behavioral design firm, has advised cities such as New York and Chicago on creative ways to use behavioral design to improve the quality of city life. From helping students sign up for financial a...

ABC News (American Broadcasting Company)

Maryalice Parks

Enjoli Francis

7 May 2018

West Virginia, United States

Broadcast TV News

Under 3 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Mined Minds, a nonprofit founded in 2015, is providing training and job connections for former coal miners in West Virginia and Kentucky who are now out of work. Take seventh-generation coal miner Billy Buzzard. He un...

IRIN

Ben Parker

2 May 2018

United Kingdom

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

There is no international watchdog monitoring the estimated 450,000 humanitarian aid workers operating worldwide. After sex-for-aid abuses in West Africa became high-profile news in 2002, initiatives were established ...

Al-Fanar Media

Doreen Aijambo

1 May 2018

Mogadishu, Somalia

Multi-Media

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Primary and secondary schools are being trained in Somalia through a $33 million frund from the Global Campaign for Education. “The training is providing crucial qualifications and training, giving educators a chanc...

The Chronicle of Social Change

Holden Slattery

19 April 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

L.A. Kitchen, a California non-profit organization, offers a creative approach that combines job training, healthy eating, and a reduction of food waste. The program trains youth coming out of foster care, giving them...

PBS NewsHour

Jeffrey Brown

17 April 2018

Green River, Utah, United States

Broadcast TV News

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A nonprofit called Epicenter uses small-scale architecture and design projects to bring new life to Green River. The town of 950 people has experienced a loss of mining and other jobs. Ambitious young people typically...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

2 April 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
3
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A new program in a Philadelphia neighborhood is offering opportunities for locals to curb gentrification. Gentrification occurs when outside developers come to an area and change it without leaving room for locals to ...

Artnet

Tim Schneider

28 March 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The organization Working Artists and the Greater Economy (WAGE) works with non-profit arts organizations to establish fair payment for artists. WAGE established a fee structure for 15 categories of artistic labor with...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

David D. Haynes

21 March 2018

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Multi-Media

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

It turns out the old adage of knowing your neighbor really can help make your neighborhood safer. A study of more than 250 cities found that a key factor behind a drop in crime in the last 20 years was the mobilizing ...

Great Falls Tribune

Seaborn Larson

19 March 2018

Choteau, Montana, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Small towns along the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana have a history of putting on summer festivals to attract locals and tourists alike and to earn funds to benefit their communities. As the festivals now face challe...

Detroit Free Press

Frank Witsil

14 March 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

With the bee population decreasing from 6 million hives to about 2.5 million hives since the 1940s, there has been an increase in discussion around the necessity of bees to the ecosystem. To help play their part in su...

The Guardian

Dan Collyns

14 March 2018

Lima, Peru

Multi-Media

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Vania Masías abandoned her prolific career as a professional ballerina to teach impoverished youth in Peru hip hop. “More than 100,000 children have passed through the programme over the years.”

The New York Times

David Bornstein

13 March 2018

New York, New York, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

PowerMyLearning, a U.S. nonprofit, is changing the culture around homework by more actively involving parents in the process. Based on the belief that both students and parents can learn from each other in these excha...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Stephanie Capper

10 March 2018

Nepal

Multi-Media

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Nepal, Chhaupadi is a ritual in which menstruating women are banished to small sheds for the duration of their period. Women are forced to stay outdoors, and potentially face extreme weather conditions. The practic...

Chalkbeat

Ann Schimke

8 March 2018

Colorado, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A Colorado nonprofit takes a "place-based" approach to improving student outcomes. By offering wraparound social and educational services, Blocks of Hope aims "to flood a carefully defined geographic area with service...

The Hechinger Report

Katy Reckdahl

5 March 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) partners with local high schools to reengage "under-credited, over-age students" who haven't graduated from high school. Counselors prepare students for the High School Equivalency ...

Quartz

Edward Siddons

3 March 2018

Nigeria

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Even after escaping Boko Haram, kidnapped girls and women face social exclusion. They are often viewed as potential insurgents or as guilty of inviting sexual abuse on themselves. Mobile teams coordinated by Plan Inte...

Wall Street Journal

David Luhnow

1 March 2018

Mexico City, Mexico

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hola Code Academy, a non-profit based in Mexico City, is building "Mexico's Silicon Valley." Targeting English-speaking students who have recently been deported from the United States, the startup offers free, intensi...

Al-Fanar Media

Eric J. Lyman

1 March 2018

United States

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Talent Beyond Boundaries is helping refugees find jobs. The U.S. based aid group “helps displaced people obtain work visas and tries to match companies with workers who can meet specific needs.” TBB also helps people ...

PBS NewsHour

Fred de Sam Lazaro

25 February 2018

San Salvador, El Salvador

Broadcast TV News

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

YouthBuild El Salvador is a program, partly funded by the United States, that teaches participants leadership and marketable skills, with an underlying emphasis on empathy, responsibility, and conflict resolution. In ...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang