Organizations engaged in the first 1,000 days

Working to find solutions

Here are some of the organizations and programs working on the front lines of the first 1,000 days. They are raising awareness, advocating for investment and policy changes, and implementing better nutrition and health practices in communities around the world. All organization names link to their websites.

Architects of a global investment framework 
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
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Results for Development
World Bank Group 

Advocacy and research (not including the organizations listed above)
ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership 
African Development Bank
Alliance to End Hunger
Bread for the World
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) 
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition 
Global Poverty Project
International Food Policy Research Institute
March of Dimes
National Partnership for Women and Families
National WIC Association 
Nurse Family Partnership 
ONE Campaign
Power of Nutrition
Scaling Up Nutrition
Sight and Life
United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Action Against Hunger
Alive and Thrive
Catholic Relief Services
Church World Service
Community Empowerment Lab (India)
Concern Worldwide
FHI 360
Food for the Hungry
Helen Keller International
The Hunger Project
International Medical Corps
Lutheran World Relief
Mercy Corps
Metropolitan Family Services
Nutrition International
Ounce of Prevention
Primeros Pasos
Save the Children
Vitamin Angels
World Food Programme
World Food Program USA
World Vision

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