Organizations: Poverty in the U.S.

Organizations and research institutions that work to address the root causes of poverty and empower people to take action.

Research Institutions

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities  

Economic Research Service (ERS)  

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)  

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy  

Measure of America  

New America Foundation  

Urban Institute  




Anti-Poverty Organizations

American Friends Service Committee  

American Poverty  

Center for Community Change  

Children’s Defense Fund

Citizens for Tax Justice

Coalition on Human Needs

Eos Foundation

National Center for Children in Poverty

National Women’s Law Center

Poverty Initiative


The Pew Charitable Trusts

United for a Fair Economy

United Way


Updated 09/2014