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A Better World Fund
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A Better World Fund gives grants annually to deserving charities doing vital work throughout the world in the areas of Peace, Hunger, Health, Human Rights, Ecology, Education, and Economic Development.
How we help...
A Better World Fund is a nonpolitical, nonsectarian, publicly supported endowment. Contributions to the endowment remain on permanent deposit. Interest income is distributed each year to worthwhile charities that are reviewed and evaluated for the quality of their programs, finances, management, fund raising, and governance.
Contributions to A Better World Fund are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Grants are given only to 501(3)(c) charities, on an unsolicited basis. Grant applications are not accepted.
A Better World Fund pays no salaries, and its officers serve on a volunteer basis. It receives no fees or commission from recipient organizations and has no formal affiliation with any organizations to which it give grants Annual operating expenses of A Better World Fund are minimal and are funded primarily by Board member contributions.
A Better World Fund is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization and participates in the national Combined Federal Campaign as Agency # 10739.
Current and past grants from A Better World Fund
Plenty International* charity: water* The Marshall Legacy Institute*
One Acre Fund* Big Brothers Big Sisters Earth Island Institute*
of New York City*
Cultural Survival* Ploughshares Fund The Fund for Global
Citymeals-on-Wheels Women's Education Project Free the Children
Global Greengrants Physicians for Human Rights International Book Project
Meals on Wheels Association Refugees International The Arbor Day Foundation/
of America Rainforest Rescue
Doctors Without Borders Freedom from Hunger International Campaign to Ban
Oxfam America Remote Area Medical Trees for Life
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Seeds of Peace International Rescue Committee
Pearl S. Buck International Global Fund for Women Trickle Up
Native American Rights Fund Seva Foundation Food for the Hungry
Rainforest Action Network Helen Keller International Union of Concerned Scientists
EngenderHealth Heifer Project International Natural Resources Defense
FINCA Solar Cookers International Women for Women
The Hunger Project Human Rights Watch Mercado Global
Food First Teach for America Pro Mujer
Board of Directors of A Better World Fund
President, Ronald Jacobs
NYC Department of Education, Ret.
Treasurer, Ann M. Randolph, CPA
Secretary, Nancy Mercado
Vice President, Matthew de la Fuente
Vice President, Aniello Forcellati
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Vice President, Allegra Parks, LCSW, MS. Ed
Vice President, Robert T. Perry
University of North Carolina, Ret.
Vice President, Alice Wang
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Your contribution will help.
A Better World Fund, 119 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023 Tel: 212-501-1900