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    Love Everyone, Serve Everyone, Feed Everyone, Remember God, & Tell The Truth. ~Neem Karoli Baba~
    Baba’s Feed Project

    Love Everyone, Serve Everyone, Feed Everyone, Remember God, & Tell The Truth. ~Neem Karoli Baba~

    Baba's Feed Project was founded in May 2020 after a trip to India, cut short by COVID-19. We began the project in response to the urgent need to serve the poorest of the poor who were faced with the economic shutdown and the inability to work and provide for their families. With Pintu on the ground and us in New Zealand and the US, ready to help, we found ourselves to be in a perfect position, with the perfect team, to really make a difference. And we did so in the name of Neem Karoli Baba Maharaj-ji, and by his grace. 700,000 meals later (along with shelter, water, blankets and more) we are ready to go phase 2 and increase distribution and create employment with that module. We dream to then create sustainable employment for women and widows, as well as an education program for all children who do not have access and are destined for a life of hard labor.
    • Pintu Kumar
      Founder + Operations
    • Billiejean Rouse
      Founder + Director
    • Lauren Jayne
      Founder + Director
    • Chris Whitehead
      Founder + Marketing
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    Translating Science to Advance Human Potential
    BrainFutures

    Translating Science to Advance Human Potential

    BrainFutures accelerates adoption of effective applications of neuroscientific advances. We provide rigorous analysis of these interventions, write translational issue briefs that fill knowledge gaps, and build coalitions of influencers to advocate for equitable and responsible access to the best brain-based innovations science has to offer.
    • Linda Raines
      CEO, Co-Founder
    • Henry Harbin, MD
      Co-Founder, Behavioral Health Care Consultant
    • Holly McCormack
      Chief Strategy Officer
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    Catalyzing impact in the science of the brain & mind
    BrainMind

    Catalyzing impact in the science of the brain & mind

    BrainMind is a platform and community catalyzing innovations in neuroscience that further human potential. With new philanthropic and investing approaches, BrainMind cultivates ideas that can be translated from labs into interventions that will benefit mankind. BrainMind Ecosystem members include top brain scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and policymakers.
    • Michael McCullough, MD
      Co-founder & President
    • Diana Saville
      Co-founder & CCO
    • Calvin Nguyen
      Co-founder & COO
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    We train psychedelic guides to support global healing
    Center For Consciousness Medicine

    We train psychedelic guides to support global healing

    The Center of Consciousness Medicine has pioneered an approach to working with psychedelics that blends indigenous wisdom with modern psychotherapeutic knowledge in order to address suffering and restore balance within the individual and globally. We train guides to use this approach in safe, effective, and ethical ways.
    • Francoise Bourzat
      Co-Founder
    • Aharon Grossbard
      Co-Founder
    • Naama Grossbard
      Co-Founder
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    Realigning technology with humanity's best interests
    Center for Humane Technology

    Realigning technology with humanity's best interests

    The Center for Humane Technology tackles the problem of how technology externalizes a cascade of harms to individuals and to our society, including addiction, manipulation, propaganda and undermining social relationships.
    • Tristan Harris
      Co-founder & Executive Director
    • Randy Fernando
      Co-founder & Head of Operations
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    Using rigorous science to create transformative courses
    Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential at UCSB

    Using rigorous science to create transformative courses

    The Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at UC Santa Barbara combines science, technology and education to create optimally effective mindfulness training that gives students greater influence over their thoughts and emotions.
    • Jonathan Schooler, Ph.D.
      Co-founder & Director
    • Michael Mrazek, Ph.D.
      Co-founder & Director of Research
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    Leveraging tech to elevate the human mind
    Center for Transformative Technology

    Leveraging tech to elevate the human mind

    Through an annual conference, an entrepreneurial academy, and local chapters around the world, the Center for Transformative Technology aims to serve as the nexus point for technologies that will radically enhance mental health, wellbeing and human flourishing.
    • Nichol Bradford
      TTC Co-founder & Executive Director
    • Rui Ma
      TTA Co-founder TTL
    • Dr. Jeffrey Martin
      Co-founder
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    CIIS is an accredited university that strives to embody spirit, intellect, and wisdom in service to individuals, communities, and the earth.
    CIIS for Psychedelic Therapies and Research

    CIIS is an accredited university that strives to embody spirit, intellect, and wisdom in service to individuals, communities, and the earth.

    California Institute of Integral Studies created the Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research (CPTR) in 2015. CPTR conducts the Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research to train licensed psychotherapists and medical professionals to become psychedelic researchers and practitioners in legal clinical studies. Information about CPTR is available at www.ciis.edu/psychedeliccenter.
    • Janis Phelps
      Director
    • Judie Wexler
      President Emerita
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    Honoring the great perfections
    Contemplative Sciences Center at UVA

    Honoring the great perfections

    The Dzokchen Project explores innovative ways to contribute to the preservation, development, and support of the living transmission of the Great Perfection traditions in the present and future, both in their traditional forms in the past and in new creative extensions, for the benefit of all.
    • David Germano
      Executive Director
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    The Contemplative Studies Initiative at Brown University
    Contemplative Studies at Brown University

    The Contemplative Studies Initiative at Brown University

    Brown’s Contemplative Studies Initiative is the pioneering program in the US devoted to the balancing of humanistic, artistic and scientific knowledge of mindfulness, meditation, flow and vital energy cultivation with the acquisition of techniques needed to utilize this knowledge. We confer not only a knowledge base but also theskills that truly define “contemplative intelligence.”
    • Professor Harold Roth
      Director of Contemplative Studies
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    Fireside Project | Psychedelic Peer Support Line
    Fireside Project

    Fireside Project | Psychedelic Peer Support Line

    Fireside Project is a non-profit that operates the Psychedelic Peer Support Line. They provide free, confidential emotional support by phone and text message to people during and after their psychedelic experiences. Fireside Project’s mission is to help people minimize the risks and fulfill the potential of their psychedelic experiences. If you are looking for free, confidential peer support during or after a psychedelic experience, please contact Fireside Project by calling or texting 6-2FIRESIDE (623-473-7433).
    • Joshua White
      Co-Founder and Executive Director
    • Hanifa Nayo Washington
      Co-Founder and Cultivator of Beloved Community
    • Adam Rubin
      Co-Founder and Support Line Director
    • Nicolai Lassen
      Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
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    Empowering lives through self discovery
    Foundation for Self Leadership

    Empowering lives through self discovery

    The Foundation for Self Leadership is driven by a vision of a world in which all individuals, regardless of background or fortune in life, can harness their innate wisdom to achieve and sustain emotional healing and well-being. Inspired by the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model, we promote the paradigm and practice of Self-discovery and development through scientific research, public advocacy, and responsive services to communities in need.
    • Toufic Hakim, PhD
      Executive Director
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    Guiding Rage Into Power: A One Year Accountability & Healing Program
    GRIP

    Guiding Rage Into Power: A One Year Accountability & Healing Program

    With GRIP, students engage in an in-depth, yearlong journey, rooted in restorative justice principles, to comprehend the origins of their violence and develop skills to track and manage strong impulses. They transform destructive beliefs and behaviors into an attitude of emotional intelligence that prevents re-victimization.
    • Kim G. Moore
      Executive Director
    • Jacques Verduin
      Founder
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    Carrying forward the pioneering work of psychiatrist Stanislav Grof
    Grof Legacy Project

    Carrying forward the pioneering work of psychiatrist Stanislav Grof

    Grof Legacy Project USA is a nonprofit organization authorized by Stanislav and Brigitte Grof as the home of educational, training and research programs extending Stan’s sixty years of consciousness studies. Our programs focus upon psychedelic therapy, holotropic breathwork, transpersonal psychology, spiritual emergencies, archetypal astrology, and paradigm change.
    • Diane Haug
      Director
    • Jay Dufrechou
      Director
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    A New Path For Healing
    Healing Advocacy Fund

    A New Path For Healing

    The Healing Advocacy Fund is the nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of Oregon’s voter-created psilocybin therapy program through education and advocacy.
    • Sam Chapman
      Executive Director
    • Graham Boyd
      Board Member
    • David Bronner
      Board Member
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    Building collective resilience from the inside out
    Healing Together

    Building collective resilience from the inside out

    Unhealed trauma fuels fear, hate, oppression and injustice. Healing Together is working to change that. We equip everyday leaders with skills in mental health, trauma-informed care, emotional first aid, and peer-counseling, so, together, we can build resilient communities and disrupt generational cycles of trauma and violence.
    • Amy Paulson, MS
      Co-Founder & CEO
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    Our mission is to inspire a more mindful humanitarian world
    iACT

    Our mission is to inspire a more mindful humanitarian world

    Based in Los Angeles, iACT is a groundbreaking international action organization with a vision of a world where the dignity, humanity, and agency of conflict-affected people are recognized, affirmed, and supported. To achieve this, iACT invests in individual and community growth and wellbeing; utilizes education, sports, and human rights program frameworks to create opportunities and spaces for refugees to lead; and, provides training and technical advisement to humanitarians, NGOs, and philanthropists to steward systems-level change. Our team of influential and experienced changemakers—refugee and non-refugee alike—work with agility and creativity to shift power to communities and create long-term individual and community transformation. We are accountable and responsible to the communities we work alongside.
    • Gabriel Stauring
      Founder, Chief of Vision & Strategy
    • Katie-Jay Scott
      Executive Director
    • Oumda Al-fateh Tarbosh
      Program Coordinator
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    Mindfulness for personal and collective transformation
    InsightLA

    Mindfulness for personal and collective transformation

    InsightLA provides mindfulness training to our ever expanding community including those working on the front lines of suffering, supporting them to persevere in both personal and collective transformation. With your help, InsightLA will continue to support human flourishing and be a source of comfort and learning for all.
    • Mark Koberg
      Executive Director
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    Mindfulness retreats for youth
    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

    Mindfulness retreats for youth

    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education builds and conducts in-depth mindfulness programming for youth, parents, and professionals who support them.
    • Jessica Morey
      Executive Director
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    A path of primordial light
    Kedumah Institute

    A path of primordial light

    Kedumah (Hebrew for “primordial”) is a universal mystical school that teaches a step-by-step approach to spiritual awakening, personal development, and inner freedom.
    • Zvi lsh-Shalom, Ph.D
      Founder
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    A Well-Being Community for Educators
    Millennium

    A Well-Being Community for Educators

    Millennium is building a national network of educators, organized peer-to-peer coaching circles, to support each other and develop skills critical to cultivating conscious well-being in the classroom.
    • Jeff Snipes
      Founder & Chairman
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    Creating mindful communities, one school at a time
    Mindfulness Director Initiative

    Creating mindful communities, one school at a time

    Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) works to make the transformative power of mindfulness a reality for school communities by facilitating the comprehensive and nuanced integration of mindfulness into schools through the Mindfulness Director Model—thereby enhancing the well-being of students and strengthening our society.
    • Doug Worthen
      Co-Founder
    • Marc Waxman
      Co-Founder & Executive Director
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    North County Mission of Hope
    North Country Mission of Hope

    North County Mission of Hope

    For 20 years, North Country Mission of Hope has educated children, fed starving families, brought hope to orphans, provided clean water to barrios and empowered the people of Nicaragua.
    • Sister Debbie Blow, OP
      Executive Director
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    Working to promote the well-being of mothers and newborns in underserved areas
    One Heart Worldwide

    Working to promote the well-being of mothers and newborns in underserved areas

    No woman should have to worry about her own life as she is preparing to give birth. Since 2010, OHW has provided access to quality MNH care to 310,000 pregnancies. To reduce maternal & newborn mortality, we aim to improve access to care for ⅓ of all pregnancies in Nepal by 2030, focusing on vulnerable populations in 36 underserved rural districts.
    • David Murphy
      Chief Executive Officer
    • Surya Bhatta
      Nepal Executive Director
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    Philanthropists supporting psychedelic research & treatments
    Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative

    Philanthropists supporting psychedelic research & treatments

    The Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative convenes and guides philanthropic support for psychedelic research, treatments, and patient access. PSFC was formed from the recognition that psychedelic medicine has incredible potential and a clear path to broader acceptance but has been systemically underfunded for decades.
    • Joe Green
      Co-Founder and President of PSFC
    • Graham Boyd
      Co-Founder and Executive Director of PSFC
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    A contemporary spiritual path
    Ridhwan Foundation

    A contemporary spiritual path

    The Ridhwan Foundation supports and preserves the integrity of the Diamond Approach teaching, a path to attain spiritual maturity and completeness, as well as open-ended and on-going unfoldment. The teaching combines time-honored spiritual practices with modern psychological understanding.
    • Seth Schapiro
      Executive Director
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    Awakening Humanity
    Science and Non-Duality

    Awakening Humanity

    Science and Nonduality (SAND) is a community inspired by timeless wisdom, informed by cutting-edge science, and grounded in direct experience. We come together in an open-hearted exploration while celebrating our humanity.
    • Zaya Benazzo
      Co-founder
    • Maurizio Benazzo
      Co-founder
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    Service Above Self - Serve humanity in distress by mobilizing volunteers & partners
    SEWA International

    Service Above Self - Serve humanity in distress by mobilizing volunteers & partners

    Sewa International’s mission is to serve humanity in distress, aid local communities, and run developmental projects for the underserved by mobilizing partners, donors, and volunteers. We focus our efforts on disaster recovery, family and child welfare, and promoting volunteerism.
    • Arun Kankani
      President-Sewa International, USA
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    Treating depression at scale in Africa
    StrongMinds

    Treating depression at scale in Africa

    StrongMinds treats depression in women in Africa, so that they may lead healthy, productive and satisfying lives. Our innovative approach adapts Group Interpersonal Therapy, a rigorously- tested therapeutic model that can be delivered by trained community members. StrongMinds is the only organization scaling a proven, cost-effective solution to the depression epidemic in Africa.
    • Sean Mayberry
      Founder & Executive Director
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    Creating a world built on trust
    Synergos

    Creating a world built on trust

    Synergos is a global organization that helps solve complex issues around the world by advancing bridging leadership, which builds trust and collective action. Using inner work, systems thinking and other tools, we support philanthropic partners, civil society leaders, and others to build collaboration for a more just, equitable, peaceful, and regenerative world.
    • Peggy Dulany
      Founder and Chair
    • Marilia Bezerra
      Co-Executive Director
    • Kasee Ithana
      Co-Executive Director
    • Henri van Eeghen
      Co-Executive Director
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    Inspiring a New Paradigm of Health, Soul, & Planet Care
    Temple of the Way of Light

    Inspiring a New Paradigm of Health, Soul, & Planet Care

    The Temple of the Way of Light is a highly reputed shamanic healing center located in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest offering intensive ayahuasca retreats with female and male Shipibo healers. We provide our guests the opportunity to experience the advanced ethno-medical practices of the Shipibo people and are committed to helping preserve and legitimize these unique healing traditions in the 21st Century.
    • Matthew Watherston
      Founder and Executive Director
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    Accelerating social impact by mobilizing a global network of strategic investors.
    The Philanthropy Workshop

    Accelerating social impact by mobilizing a global network of strategic investors.

    Originally incubated within the Rockefeller Foundation 25 years ago and replicated by the Hewlett Foundation, TPW is now the largest network of its kind. TPW's global community of 450+ social investors and philanthropists are united by their shared commitment to unlock resources, lifelong learning, collaboration, and entrepreneurial approaches to tackle the world’s most challenging problems, leading with curiosity, humility, and transparency.
    • Renee Kaplan
      Chief Executive Officer
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    Tension release for everybody and every body
    TRE®

    Tension release for everybody and every body

    Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises (or TRE®) is a simple yet innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. Created by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, TRE safely activates a natural reflex mechanism of shaking or vibrating that releases muscular tension, calming down the nervous system. When this muscular shaking/vibrating mechanism is activated in a safe and controlled environment, the body is encouraged to return back to a state of balance.

    • David Berceli, Ph.D.
      Founder
    • Michelle Beck and Alex Greene
      BOD Co-Chairs
    • Marina Radovic
      Executive Director
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    Justice Done Differently
    UnCommon Law

    Justice Done Differently

    UnCommon Law champions the radical notion that people serving life sentences in prison for serious or violent crimes have the capacity for transformation and deserve access to pathways home. UnCommon Law is reimagining life sentencing and parole through legal services, in-prison programming, strategic litigation, and policy advocacy.
    • Keith Wattley
      Founder & Executive Director
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    An integrated K-5 approach to well-being & academic success
    UVA Compassionate Schools Project

    An integrated K-5 approach to well-being & academic success

    The most comprehensive K-5 curriculum study of its kind has become a model for holistically addressing children’s cognitive, emotional, and physical needs—helping to ensure their long-term well-being and build a healthier society. Developed at UVA, the CSP curriculum combines mindfulness, social and emotional learning, movement, and healthy eating.
    • Owsley Brown III
      Project Chair
    • David Germano,
      Executive Director of the Contemplative Sciences Center
    • Alexis Harris
      Project Chair
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