Established in 2009 at the Tel Aviv University in order to service Israel's aspiring entrepreneurs, StarTau is the largest and most active entrepreneurship center in Israel. We are a non-profit organization assisting businesses and entrepreneurs from a variety of fields including: internet ventures, bio-tech development, mobile applications, low-tech ventures, patent licensing, medical devices and more.
The GoEco volunteer organization was established in 2005 by Jonathan Gilben and Jonathan Tal. They introduced the concept of volunteer tourism in Israel and created volunteer projects locally for participating international volunteers. GoEco exists to promote ecological and humanitarian programs to as wide an audience as possible. Responsible tourism is one of the key goals of the company.
The Center for Educational Technology (CET) is an Israeli, nonprofit organization, dedicated to the advancement of the education system in Israel, in the Jewish world and around the globe. In its 40 years of activity, CET has invested significant resources in carrying out its social mission, and has established its expertise and reputation as a content developer, introducer of advanced technologies and the leader of next generation learning.
Mifalot is the largest and most diverse sport for development and peace organization in the Middle East. To date, over 20,000 children and youth in Israel, Palestine and Jordan participate in Mifalot's programs each year. Founded in 1997 by the owners of Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club and the Kahanoff Foundation, Mifalot's vision is to capture the power of football in order to build more active, compassionate and cohesive communities, to support the sustainable development of a more engaged society and to promote peaceful coexistence in our immediate region and beyond.
The Tel Aviv Arts Council brings the best of Tel Aviv and Israeli art and culture to the world, through events in Israel and abroad. We celebrate the creative culture of Israel by providing a venue for young professional creatives and lovers of the arts to gather while attending lectures and demonstrations by world class artists, performers, and technologists.
The vision of the Israeli Jewish Congress is to promote the principle of Israel as the State of the Jewish People. Their goals include but are not limited to promoting and strengthening the Jewish character of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, reinforcing and tightening mutual relations between the Jewish community in Israel and those in Europe, preserving and strengthening the Jewish tradition in Israel and the Diaspora, promoting the interests of the Jewish community in Israel, among others.
ITworks mission is to impact Israel’s employment map by closing the job placement and income gaps between social and ethnic groups, genders and Israel’s thriving center and flagging periphery. The organization’s programs promote personal empowerment and professional change through quality technological employment, while enabling the hi-tech boom to benefit all sectors of society.
The vision of Kadangas is to develop a webshop that gives back in all directions: provide jobs to underprivileged people and give back to needy and sick children. We conduct business like a for-profit organization, but the heart of the company is fully non-profit. A unique concept, that is first introduced in and with the UPS community. Kadangas is an Ndebele (African tribe) word meaning: Step forward. Now you know why!
Tela Labs are building a 1500sqm Center for Disruptive Innovation in Tel Aviv, with a state-of-the-art digital manufacturing facility and several corporate-sponsored disruptive technology labs. They are in advanced discussions with leading global corporations to sponsor labs dedicated to IoT/Wearable Devices, Robotics & AI, BrainTech & Augmented Human Capabilities, Synthetic Biology, Advanced Materials & 4D Printing, 3D Design at Any Scale and Additive Manufacturing. Learn More
The Heschel Center is dedicated to building a sustainable future for Israeli society - environmentally, socially and economically - through education and reflective activism. Their strategies include leadership development, education, working with government and non-government organizations, and fostering activism and community-based projects across all sectors of Israeli society.
Inspiring a young generation of Israelis to enrich society through shared Jewish values and community service. While young Israelis speak Hebrew and follow the cycle of the Jewish calendar, many are disconnected from their Jewish identity, perceiving Jewish tradition to be outdated, inaccessible, or irrelevant. The result is a “crisis of meaning” among Israeli youth. Over the past few years, Hillel Israel has positioned itself as a leading force in enriching and influencing the future Jewish character of Israel’s young generation.
OneDay strives to strengthen and tie Jewish communities together by personifying Jewish values through action. Furthermore, because the concept of volunteering is a global trend, OneDay also strengthens and connects Jewish to non-Jewish communities. OneDay does volunteering, social awareness campaigns and social seminars.
University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited, online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints. In February 2014 UoPeople received accreditation from the Distance and Education Training Council, a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency.
Innovation: Africa is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that brings Israeli innovation to African villages. Founded in 2008, in five years Innovation Africa has provided light, clean water, food and proper medical care to more than 450,000 people in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda. Learn More
Established in 1972, ACRI is Israel’s oldest and largest human rights organization and the only one dealing with the entire spectrum of rights and civil liberties issues in Israel and the Occupied Territories. An independent and non-partisan organization, ACRI’s mandate is to ensure Israel’s accountability and respect for human rights, by addressing violations committed by the Israeli authorities in Israel, the Occupied Territories, or elsewhere.
Microfy's mission is to help disadvantaged communities in Israel to sustain themselves and become economically independent by developing their own sources of income. We do this through the provision of business training, consultancy and small loans. Microfy has based its principles on the philosophy of the great 12th century Jewish scholar and physician, Maimonides, whose highest rung on his Ladder of Tzedakah (Charity) is the ability to help people help themselves.
Kav LaOved – Worker’s Hotline is an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the defense of workers’ rights and the enforcement of Israeli labor law designed to protect every worker in Israel, irrespective of nationality, religion, gender, and legal status. Since its establishment in 1991, Kav LaOved has helped workers from all sectors realize and uphold their rights.
The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) was founded in 1998 as a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization to defend the rights of migrants and refugees in Israel and to combat human trafficking. The HRM assists vulnerable individuals, particularly those held in immigration detention, to uphold their rights. By combining client advocacy with impact litigation, policy initiatives and public outreach, we aim to achieve broad-based, systematic improvements in policies and practices ensuring that the human rights of migrants in Israel are respected.
Migrant Health is a social venture that connects migrant communities in Israel with the health services they need. By combining community based medical interpretation and navigation services with comprehensive health insurance, our socially responsible and financially sustainable model will allow migrants to access the mainstream healthcare system as effectively as Israeli citizens.
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's oldest and largest environmental non-profit organization. For over 60 years, SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resources, environment, biodiversity and unique landscape. The work carried out by SPNI now will determine what the land of Israel will look like for generations to come.
The mission is to cultivate and nurture at-risk children and youth from distressed families, to prevent their deterioration, and to guarantee their future incorporation into society and not its dangerous fringe. The Method is continuous participation of the child every day, every year, each year from first to twelfth grade, in a supplementary educational system, which provides them with the following: lunch, assistance with homework, enrichment activities, lessons on values, and dinner.
Shatil, the New Israel Fund’s Initiative for Social Change, has been on the cutting edge of building civil society and actively promoting democracy, tolerance, and social justice in Israel for 30 years. They work together with activists, organizations, networks, grass-roots groups and social movements in Israel and worldwide. They aspire toward a society based on equality of all citizens and residents of Israel.
Zalul ("clear", in Hebrew) is one of Israel's leading environmental NGOs, dedicated to protecting the seas and rivers of Israel. Zalul accomplishes its mission through conservation, activism, research, awareness-raising, and education. It challenges Israel's existing power structure and strives to bring the issues of water preservation and environmental protection to the forefront of the Israeli public.
The Movement for Israeli Urbanism (MIU) strives to improve the quality of urban life in Israel and actively promotes the development of a sustainable and humane urban environment in Israel. MIU was founded in order to improve the quality of urban life in Israel by people-oriented planning that prevents deterioration and atrophy of cities, promoting sustainable local development that enhances opportunities and advocating for democratic planning processes.
Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) is a unique organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists. Their primary objective is the promotion of cooperative efforts to protect their shared environmental heritage. In so doing, they seek to advance both sustainable regional development and the creation of necessary conditions for lasting peace in the region. FoEME has offices in Amman, Bethlehem, and Tel-Aviv. FoEME is a member of Friends of the Earth International, the largest grassroots environmental network in the world.
The Center for Contemporary Art (a registered non-profit organization) was founded in 1998 to promote time-based and contemporary artistic practices in Israel. Operating from a small room at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, the CCA managed to revolutionize the art world in Israel by presenting the most cutting-edge local and international artwork.
ASSAF was founded in 2007 in order to aid refugees and asylum seekers in Israel. In Hebrew, the acronym for ASSAF stands for the Aid Organization for Refugees. Our aim is to promote the rights of refugees in their encounters with the state authorities. This includes providing advocacy and support to those in need: thousands of men, women and children who are conducting a daily struggle to overcome memories of the traumatic experiences they have escaped, and who are living in Israel without status or access to basic human rights.
Wavve is developing a state of the art collaboration platform to enhance, improve and better facilitate communication within companies and between the companies employees. Side by side with the business direction, Wavve also believes in giving back to society. As such, they invest in the 'Do Good Mobile Application' - a pro bono venture that will help non profit organizations to increase volunteering volume and received donations.
ALUT is revolutionizing the treatment of autistic toddlers, children and adults by establishing effective, integrated, individualized educational programs and maximizing special education services at ALUT's nurseries and treatment centers for toddlers (Alutaf). They also are establishing rehabilitation and occupational centers for adults, "Homes for Life" (residential homes for autistic people), training professionals to work in this field, providing assistance to families of people with autism and advocating to advance the rights of autistic people and to improve the services available to them and their families.
The AJCC was established in 1993 with the goal of bringing Jews and Arabs in Israel together and educating towards understanding and cooperation between the two nations. The Center operates as an affiliate of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality and honors the values of humanism and equality, promoting new models advancing educational and social goals. Its location in the heart of a mixed city allows it to serve as a unique meeting ground for adherents of three religions: Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
Founded in 1996 by the President of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres, the Peres Center for Peace is Israel’s leading organization promoting peace building between Israel and its neighbors (particularly between Israelis and Palestinians) as well as between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel. The Peres Center – a non-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political organization - develops and implements a wide range of projects involving thousands annually bringing together a diverse and multi-faceted spectrum of participants: Jews and Arabs, Israelis and Palestinians; old and young; women, men, children and youth; professionals and agents of change.
The Parents Circle - Families Forum (PCFF) is a joint Palestinian Israeli organization of over 600 families, all of whom have lost a close family member as a result of the prolonged conflict. Joint activities have shown that the reconciliation between individuals and nations is possible and it is this insight that they are trying to pass on to both sides of the conflict. Moreover, the PCFF has concluded that the process of reconciliation between nations is a prerequisite to achieving a sustainable peace. The organization thus utilizes all resources available in education, public meetings and the media, to spread these ideas.
The aim of NGO Monitor is to generate and distribute critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community for the benefit of government policy makers, journalists, philanthropic organizations and the general public. They intend to publicize distortions of human rights issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict and provide information and context for the benefit of NGOs working in the Middle East. They hope this will lead to an informed public debate on the role of humanitarian NGOs. NGO Monitor's objective is to end the practice used by certain self-declared 'humanitarian NGOs' of exploiting the label 'universal human rights values' to promote politically and ideologically motivated agendas.
The mission of the Movement for Quality Government in Israel is to promote good government for the people of Israel. The organization is dedicated to the proposition that democracy must be actively nurtured, never more so than in a young country like Israel. Over the years, the MQG has established itself as the nation's preeminent citizen watchdog organization and peerless advocate for public accountability and the rule of law.
The Geneva Initiative provides realistic and achievable solutions on all issues, based on previous official negotiations, international resolutions, the Quartet Roadmap, Clinton Parameters, Bush Vision, and Arab Peace Initiative. In addition, the GI aims to bring that moment of peace closer, by showing the way and preparing public opinion and leadership to be accepting of the real compromises required to solve the conflict. The Geneva Initiative NGOs educate and campaign that it is in the best interest of Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate directly in order to reach a realistic, dignified, and sustainable 2-state solution in which both peoples can build a brighter future, as is embodied in the model Geneva Accord.
Oleh! Records, founded in 2007, is Israel's music export and a non-profit organization. It quickly became a respected burgeoning institution in Israel for the exposure, development and export for ALL Israeli musicians. They decided to change gears in 2011 and focus on the core directive of supporting key opportunities for international exposure and networking within various partners from abroad, whereas becoming Israel’s Music Export and Development Office- makes much more sense; offering an amenity of support & services to both the music/cultural world outside of Israel, as well as providing direct growth tools to Israel’s musician community and local music industry.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. Their vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.They are independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion, and are funded mainly by their membership and public donations.
After more than 50 years of groundbreaking achievements, Amnesty International is now embarking on a major process of evolution, to adapt to the dramatic changes in the world they operate in, and to increase the impact of their human rights work.
The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel and the ten Rape Crisis Centers in the country are the only organizations in Israel dedicated solely to combating sexual violence. The centers work at both the individual and the regional levels – providing essential, crisis-oriented assistance to victims of sexual assault and those close to them. This is done by having over 800 trained volunteers and over 60 professionals to help. Collaborating under the auspices of the Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel (ARCCI), the Centers structure a national network of sexual assault crisis services available to every woman throughout Israel.
Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project, whose mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease and to create centers of competence in these countries. SACH is totally dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child's nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation. SACH is motivated by the age-old Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world. By mending the hearts of children, regardless of their origin, SACH is contributing to a better and more peaceful future for all of our children.
WIZO, the Women's International Zionist Organization, is a non-party international movement dedicated to the advancement of the status of women, welfare of all sectors of Israeli society and encouragement of Jewish education in Israel and the Diaspora. It was founded in Great Britain in 1920. Today WIZO runs 180 day care centers in Israel, caring for 14,000 children of working mothers, new immigrants and needy families. The organization also runs summer camps, courses for single-parent families and therapeutic frameworks for children removed from their homes by court order. WIZO is the largest women's Zionist organization in the world. In 2008, 36 member countries sent delegates to Israel to celebrate the organization's 88th birthday.
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa (The Jaffa Institute) was established in 1982 as a private, non-profit, multi-service social agency to create a new reality for thousands of underprivileged Israeli children from Jaffa, South Tel Aviv and Bat Yam. Residing in poverty stricken neighborhoods where the majority of parents and caregivers are unemployed, these children are physically and emotionally undernourished and too often suffer from neglect and/or abuse. Each of the Jaffa Institute’s centers and residential facilities provide a wide range of programs and services that also encompass the child’s family and community. This creates a wide network of continuing support which remains with the child as s/he develops.
Etgarim, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1995 by a group of disabled IDF (Israel Defense Forces) veterans, disabled civilians and senior rehabilitation professionals. It was founded in order to help children, adolescents and adults to rehabilitate themselves physically, mentally and socially, through challenging sports and outdoor activities. Etgarim is the first Israeli organization to bring the physically challenged to the great outdoors, integrating them with society, enabling them an equal opportunity and proving to them that they can also live and be just like everyone else.
The African Refugee Development Center (ARDC) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by refugees and Israeli citizens to assist, support and empower refugees and asylum seekers in Israel. The ARDC seeks to ensure access to basic social services, and to facilitate refugee and asylum seeker integration, self-sufficiency and ownership in matters affecting their lives. The ARDC advocates for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers and for a humane and fair Israeli asylum policy. It divides its work between individual counseling, humanitarian aid, education, community development, awareness raising and policy initiatives.
The NFCT is committed to supporting emerging and experienced filmmakers from across Israel. They facilitate the development and production of documentary films and dramas, while giving maximum expression to the multicultural nature of Israel society and promoting creative and innovative filmmaking. They initiate projects and special funding tracks so as to enrich the film industry in Israel and expand the boundaries of filmmaking. They believe in the enormous power of cinema to raise awareness and engage audiences, and we seek to support films with the potential to educate and inspire social change.
Marom Philanthropy and Business Group provides a unique solution to the philanthropic and social entrepreneurship spheres through the utilization of innovative management, financial and social models. The firm initiates and develops social investment projects for international and Israeli clients with the purpose of providing strategic consulting, counseling and management and ensuring the use of the highest level of professionalism, accountability and effectiveness. Clients of the Firm include: governments, corporations, philanthropic foundations, family offices and a diverse range of international and Israeli social organizations.
The IBCC was founded over 60 years ago and is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting bilateral trade, investment and business relationships between Israel and the UK. The Chamber provides an ideal network and platform for business people in both countries to connect, converse and work together. As a member led organization they offer their members a large range of services such as networking opportunities, professional contacts, seminars, trade visits and cultural events.
The Institute for Structural Reforms was established in 2010 as a public benefit organization. The goal of the institute is to advance socio-economic research on social topics, such as urban renewal, affordable housing and war on poverty, which can be implemented through structural reforms.
Ilanot Geneology Ltd., in cooperation with Germany's Erben-Ermittlung Emrich GmbH, has been actively searching for the heirs of Jewish property in East Germany to help them put forward their compensation claim. They conduct all the research to locate the heirs, all the investigations that are necessary to prove the family relationship, prepare the claim and represent the heirs during the process.