The Women’s Jewelry Association Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 corporation created to support WJA’s mission of providing educational and business opportunities that allow women to reach their full career potential. The Foundation accepts gifts from individuals and corporations that are used to positively impact the jewelry and watch industries. Through their multi-dimensional funding framework, the WJA Foundation focuses its charitable giving on general jewelry education and responsible sourcing and sustainability education.
Ethical Metalsmiths, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public organization and community with a mission to inspire responsible jewelry practices through education, connection and action. Committed to responsible, environmentally-sound practices for all facets of the jewelry industry, EM strives to connect and educate people globally from mine to market. EM’s vision is that of a sustainable future with jewelry and makers contributing to the well being of the earth, its peoples, and cultures.
The Amazon Aid Foundation (AAF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization harnessing the power of multimedia and film to educate about the importance of the Amazon and the implications of its destruction while promoting working solutions to protect it. AAF’s award-winning projects affect global policy change and activate audiences worldwide to engage in sustainable approaches to protect the Amazon and demand responsibly sourced products. Our multimedia, accompanying educational curriculum, and social impact campaigns empower alliances of students, scientists, artists, NGOs, governments, and global citizens, and support stakeholders in the Amazon to further legislation and sustainable methods to protect and revitalize the rainforests. AAF supports and promotes advocacy efforts related to human and indigenous rights, clean water, the protection of species and habitat, and the regulation of illicit and unregulated gold mining and mercury usage.