|Earth Share funds organizations working to protect the world's natural resources. Member organizations include the African Wildlife Foundation, the Clean Water Fund, and the National Audubon Society.|
|Human and Civil Rights Organizations of America supports organizations that address the following issues: racial discrimination, religious bigotry, hate crimes, and unfair sex bias. Federation members include the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, the Anti- Defamation League, and the Indian Law Resource Center.|
|Independent Charities of America funds organizations providing food services to the hungry, shelter for the homeless, protection for children, and health care for the sick. Member charities include AIDS National Interfaith Network, American Public Radio, and the Family Violence Prevention Fund.|
|International Service Agencies allocates funds to international organizations addressing issues such as refugee shelter, disaster relief, community development, blindness prevention, children services, and world peace. Organizations included in this federation include Children International, Helen Keller International, and the International Youth Foundation.|
|Medical Research Agencies of America funds research on the prevention and cure of diseases like AIDS, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and herpes. Member organizations include the Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation, the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, and the Breast Cancer Foundation.|
|Military, Veterans, and Patriotic Public Service Organizations of America funds organizations that provide services to veterans and their families. Organizations that receive support through this federation include the Air Force Memorial Foundation, the American Defense Institute, and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Inc.|
|The National Black United Federation of Charities distributes funds to community agencies serving African Americans. Recipient organizations include the Black Women's Agenda, the Congress of National Black Churches, and the National Black Media Coalition.|
|National/United Service Agencies funds organizations that address a variety of problems, including neighborhood development, human rights, medical research, and veteran's services. Member organizations include Amnesty International of the USA, the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund, and the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League Foundation.|
|National Voluntary Health Agencies supports health organizations serving federal employees and their families through research, patient and community services, and public and professional education. Member agencies include the Alzheimer's Association, the AMC Cancer Research Center, and the American Cancer Society.|
|The United Way of America, in affiliation with its local chapters, allocates funds for health and human services such as child care, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, homeless shelters, and elder programs. Individual charities that receive United Way funds include Camp Fire, Inc., Goodwill Industries of America, Inc., and the YMCA of the USA.|
|The USO provides the military community with such programs as foreign language classes, libraries, child care, educational workshops, and scholarship funds.|
|Women's Charities of America funds agencies that empower women in dealing with issues such as discrimination, poverty, abuse, and injustice. Specific recipients include the YWCA of the USA, the National Organization for Women (Now) Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.|
|World Service Organizations of America addresses issues such as poverty, hunger, disease, economic opportunity, environmental protection, and world peace. Organizations receiving support include the American Friends Service Committee, the Food First-Institute for Food and Development Policy, and the International Voluntary Services, Inc.|
JERRY D. MARX
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FEMINIST THEORY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. The theory that interprets or explains public administration or its various aspects from a feminist perspective. Although feminism includes a wide range of viewpoints, most, if not all, feminists maintain a critical perspective on women's current economic and social status and prospects, employ gender as a central element in