Poverty Websites

Agricultural Missions, Inc.

An ecumenical organization that accompanies rural peoples in their efforts to address the structural causes of impoverishment and injustice in their communities....
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Cara Collective

A nonprofit organization that seeks to build an inclusive economy by developing employment pathways to advance transformative individual and community success. Provides...
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Catholic Charities USA

Offers a wide spectrum of services to meet specific housing needs, including utility assistance, shelter services and affordable housing. Committed to safe,...
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Children’s Defense Fund

Provides a voice for children — particularly poor children, children of color and those with disabilities –and encourages preventive investments before they...
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Development Initiatives

A global organization harnessing the power of data and evidence to end poverty, reduce inequality and increase resilience. Currently working on: measuring...
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Do Something

An organization that encourages young people to get involved and make positive change with others around the country on an issue of...
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Global Alliance for Africa

Partners with local not-for-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, and community groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more.  

Global Citizen

Asocial action platform for a global community committed to social change and to solve the world’s biggest challenges and what matters most. Read...
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Just Neighbors

A resource from Family Promise, that examines the root causes of poverty in the US, what living in poverty is like, how...
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Offers programs and resources to people of faith to sustain them in their compassionate commitment to build a more just and peaceful...
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Living Wage Calculator

A service of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provides a way to estimate what it costs to live in each state. Click here...
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Nothing But Nets

Raises awareness and funding to fight malaria, a leading cause of death among children in Africa. Read more.

Our World in Data

Provides research and data to make progress against the world’s largest problems such as: poverty, disease, hunger, climate change, war, existential risks,...
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Oxfam International

A group of independent nongovernmental organizations dedicated to fighting poverty and related injustice around the world. Read more.

PBS News Hour

Provides stories and photos of children playing in the world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers. Read more.  

Poverty USA Campaign

A ministry of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), offers a variety of...
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Small Steps Project

Dedicated to supporting children around the world who live on rubbish dumps and survive from scavenging. Raises awareness, through film, of the...
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Encourages Christians to put their faith into action in the passionate pursuit of social justice, peace, and environmental stewardship through resources like...
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Southern Poverty Law Center

Dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society through litigation, education, and...
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Statistic Brain

Provides accurate and timely statistics on a wide variety of subjects. Click on the following for information on: Population living on less...
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The Borgen Project

Works to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. Concerned with how poverty affects U.S. jobs, national security and overpopulation and...
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The Millennium Project

A United Nations resource to provide information about the international effort to end poverty & highlights the progress countries have made. Read...
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The Raising of America

An integrated media/public engagement project that aims to re-frame the way Americans look at early child health and development in relation to...
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The Rundown

A new free newsletter from the Southern Poverty Law Center, that provides links to stories on issues involving their work every other...
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U.S. Census Bureau

Provides a wide variety of statistics and information about the population of the US. with maps, graphs and surveys. Read more.  

United Church of Christ

The church’s mission is to change lives — individually, systemically and globally. Learn more.  

Waste Atlas

A resource from D-Waste providing a free crowd-sourcing access map that visualizes municipal solid waste management data across the world. Includes data...
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World Centric

A socially responsible company that provides waste solutions to reduce environmental impact.  Envisions a world where everyone’s basic needs are met with...
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World Vision

Partners with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Learn more.