At the Thomas Foundation, we believe in the incredible power of participatory problem solving to benefit the world as a whole. With the help of our donors, we work around the globe, supporting a number of efforts to foster sustainable community development. Our projects capitalize on the creativity and innovation of talented individuals from all walks of life to bring art, business, education and community service initiatives to life. We are driven by the conviction that talented individuals with good ideas shouldn’t be hindered by a lack of social or material resources.
As a donor to the Thomas Foundation, you will directly support projects that make a real difference in people’s lives. Your donations to the Thomas Foundation directly support projects like:
Community BuildingOur essential community-building initiatives include a refuge for Christian children in Islamabad, Pakistan; a nonprofit high school in Bambey, Senegal; and a permanent home for orphaned children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Located in Cali, Colombia, the Sondeluz Dance School offers disadvantaged young people an alternative to a life in the streets. While providing education in the art and culture of salsa dancing, Sondeluz simultaneously provides real opportunities to members of extremely underserved and vulnerable populations.
An online program created specifically for teachers, parents, and students, Toovari uses technology to drive academic achievement among young people. Fun to use, this innovative educational product turns school lessons into dynamic and exciting games. From its headquarters in Spain, Toovari has positioned itself at the vanguard of future education.
The Dupont Underground is a stirring art project that has expanded its arts programming to include a three-to-six-month workspace residency through its partnership with the Thomas Foundation. The mission of the Dupont Underground is to transform the abandoned trolley station beneath Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle into a cultural destination that produces, presents, and promotes a wide range of cutting-edge artistic creative endeavors. Dupont’s Thomas Foundation-funded workspace residency is open to candidates from both the visual and the performing arts. Grant winners are given the opportunity develop art projects for the East Platform of the Dupont Underground.
Your Charitable Donations Will Help Us Change Lives
At the Thomas Foundation, we give others the tools that they need in order to succeed and thrive. We know a great idea when we see it, and we know that great ideas can come from anywhere. They pop up every day, all over the world, and they emanate from all segments of regional populations. They just need a little support and financial backing before they can make the world a better place.
With your assistance, the Thomas Foundation can continue the good works that we have started and foster new projects that will meet the needs of future generations. We can’t do much alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Help us ensure that no good idea goes to waste!