Organizations you can support from
The Moment of Lift
Below are some of the organizations you’ve read about in The Moment of Lift. If their programs inspire you, you can visit their websites and learn how you can use your voice to advance their work. Melinda will be donating all the amounts she receives for the sale of this book to the organizations below.
Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee
BRAC’s mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice.
Women are a vital part of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, increase access to quality healthcare, and expand economic opportunity for all.
Family Planning 2020
FP2020 is working with governments, civil society, multilateral organizations, donors, the private sector, and the research and development community to enable 120 million more women and girls to use contraceptives by 2020.
Girls Not Brides
Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of more than 1,000 civil society organizations from over 95 countries committed to ending child marriage and enabling girls to fulfill their potential.
Kakenya’s Dream leverages girls’ education to empower girls and transform rural communities.
Malala Fund is working for a world where every girl can learn and lead.
‘me too.’ movement
The ‘me too.’ movement supports survivors of sexual violence and their allies.
The Population Council conducts research and programs to address critical health and development issues in more than 50 countries.
PRADAN works in the poorest regions of India to help vulnerable communities organize collectives that help people, especially women, earn a decent living and support their families.
The Community Empowerment Lab is a community-entrenched global health research and innovation organization based in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Save the Children
Save the Children works worldwide to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Tostan is an African-based organization working directly with rural communities that are leading their own development.
If you’d like to partner with the Gates Foundation, visit Gates Philanthropy Partners.
Gates Philanthropy Partners’ Empowerment + Opportunity Fund
The Empowerment + Opportunity fund is inspired by the Gates Foundation’s global work on behalf of women and girls as described in The Moment of Lift. This fund is open to donations from all and provides donors a way to maximize their impact by aligning their giving with the Gates Foundation, including to many of the charities listed above.