Equal Opportunity Schools
Research shows that rigorous, high-quality courses have many benefits for students, including significantly improved college completion rates and altered life trajectories. Minority and low-income students are under-enrolled in college-aligned curriculum at almost all of the high schools that offer these courses.
DonorsChoose.org connects teachers in high-need communities with donors who want to help.
GiveDirectly transfers donations directly to households in developing countries. Recipients can then use this money in the way the find most fit. An independent study by Innovations for Poverty Action found that the donations help generate large income gains and help recipients pay for assets such as housing, livestock, and investing in children's education.
Kiva is a 501 non-profit organization that allows people to lend money via the Internet to low-income / underserved entrepreneurs and students in over 70 countries.