Praxis has assisted hundreds of client organizations across a broad range of industries.
Beginning in 1800, White-Williams Scholars provided low-income students with the financial resources needed to support their academic goals in high school. Since 1989, Philadelphia Futures has helped low-income students succeed in high school and obtain a college degree. In 2011, the organizations merged with the intention of utilizing and maximizing shared resources in the pursuit of a common purpose: to provide high-potential, economically disadvantaged Philadelphia students with life-changing programs and resources as they make their way to and through college.
Legal Services NYC (LSNYC)
Legal Services NYC was founded in 1968 as part of the War on Poverty. What started as a loose confederation of neighborhood-based legal services programs has grown into the nation’s largest civil legal services provider. Our citywide force of over 500 staff helps more than 110,000 low-income New Yorkers annually.
Maternity Care Coalition
Since 1980, Maternity Care Coalition has assisted more than 135,000 families throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing particularly on neighborhoods with high rates of poverty, infant mortality, health disparities, and changing immigration patterns. We know a family’s needs change as they go through the pregnancy and their child’s first years and we offer a range of services and programs for every step along the way.
The Philadelphia Foundation
The Philadelphia Foundation has been committed to improving the quality of life in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties since 1918.
Need in Deed
Since its founding in 1987, Need in Deed’s mission has been to use the classroom to prepare young people for civic responsibility and service to others, enabling them to become capable, contributing members of society. Working in public, charter, independent and faith-based schools, we train and support teachers as they adopt a teaching and learning strategy known as service-learning.
A hand up, not a hand out
Alleviating Poverty Through Investment In Innovative Businesses
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
City First Enterprises
City First Enterprises is a nonprofit bank holding company and an incubator of social finance solutions located in Washington, DC, that promotes social justice by increasing economic access and expanding opportunity for low-wealth communities. CFE has launched City First Bank, City First Homes and City First New Markets Fund. In total, the City First family has financed over 5,000 units of affordable housing, 7,000 school seats, and 3,400 jobs.
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure.
We work every day to advance:
- RESEARCH: We promote and fund research toward diagnosis, treatment and a cure.
- AWARENESS: We stimulate greater public awareness and understanding.
- SUPPORT: We provide information and support to those directly impacted.
- EDUCATION: We promote and provide education for healthcare professionals.
- ADVOCACY: We advocate for research and appropriate, affordable services.
Gearing Up provides women in transition from abuse, addiction, and/or incarceration with the skills, equipment, and guidance to safely ride a bicycle for exercise, transportation, and personal growth. The term “women in transition” refers to women who have been formerly incarcerated, have histories of abuse and trauma as kids and/or as adults, have used drugs and/or alcohol as a way to cope with painful experiences and are learning how to live a crime-free sober life with purpose and meaning.
Congresso de Latinos Unidos
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development and advocacy.
The Hunger Project
The Hunger Project strives to create a world where every woman, man and child leads a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity. Their mission is to end hunger and poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women-centered strategies and advocating for their widespread adoption in countries throughout the world.
Habitat for Humanity Bucks County
Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
The Center for Reproductive Rights
Reproductive freedom lies at the heart of the promise of human dignity, self-determination and equality embodied in both the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Center works toward the time when that promise is enshrined in law in the United States and throughout the world. The Centre for Reproductive Rights envisions a world where every woman participates with full dignity as an equal member of society.
United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer provides programs and services to help people whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer. Their goal is to provide information, community and trusted support that is easy to access and respectful. All their resources are carefully and frequently reviewed by some of the country’s leading healthcare experts and informed by people living with breast cancer.
Opportunity Finance Network
CDFIs (community development financial institutions) work for financial, social, and political justice.Since 1973, these mission-driven financial institutions have served communities and individuals that mainstream finance sees as too risky or not credit worthy enough for financing. As community lenders, they work closely with the people and businesses in these disinvested areas and know that they want nothing more than the opportunity to succeed. The opportunity finance industry offers that chance. CDFI believes in and provide opportunity. For all.