MATTER’s mission is to help people launch projects that improve communities. We work in collaboration with partners, donors, volunteers, and supporters to impact some of the most remote, forgotten, and forsaken places on earth. To date, these collaborative projects have helped improve life for 49.1 million people worldwide.

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Our Impact

Since our founding in 2002, MATTER has worked in 73 countries around the world.

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Projects We Love

Learn more about MATTER’s life-changing projects improving communities in the U.S. and around the world.

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MATTER Pro is an experienced team of dedicated individuals empowering athletes to discover and activate their purpose. By designing a brand platform unique to each athlete and developing a multifaceted strategy that will be implemented through MATTER or other likeminded NGOs, MATTER Pro will ensure an athlete’s purpose is amplified for maximum effectiveness.

You Matter Stories

The ‘You Matter Stories’ series shows the people launching some of MATTER’s life-changing projects.

Visit a Project

A MATTER Insight Trip offers unparalleled opportunities to experience firsthand the culture, people, and communities that we work in. Meet our partners, visit the projects, and spend time with the people whose lives are being impacted. We’ll take care of all the details to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime. Join us on an adventure that will leave you feeling inspired.

“Going on an Insight Trip transports you to the heart of a community to experience both its beauty and despair. It’s the best way to appreciate the context of the people and their needs that MATTER is responding to. It’s also a great way to meet the partners that will help execute plans for empowerment on a local basis.” – Jill Tabit, 2021 Insight Trip participant.

Launch Your Own Project

At MATTER, we believe your ideas can change the world. That’s why we’re here. We want to help bring your ideas and visions to life. How can we partner with you to improve communities here and around the world?