Take Action: People with Disabilities

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Approximately 54 million individuals (20% of U.S. population) of all ages, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status and educational attainment in the United States live with at least one disability.

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Source: Philanthropedia

 

Experts were asked to recommend nonprofit organizations that support people with any of the following: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental disabilities, blindness, and deafness. Nonprofits might provide transportation, health care, housing, employment and other services.

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Source: Philanthropedia

Philanthropedia surveyed 79 experts who worked in the disabilities field (with an average of 20 years of work experience in the field). They were asked to recommend high-impact nonprofits working with people with disabilities on a national level. Philanthropedia’s experts (funders, researchers, nonprofit senior staff, veterinaries, etc.) identified 11 top nonprofits (out of 150 total reviewed nonprofits) making an impact at the national level.

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Source: Philanthropedia