INSTIGATE CJSC – INSTIGATE TRAINING CENTER FOUNDATION

Instigate is an engineering company with hardware and software teams headquartered in Yerevan. The main area of expertise is system level design of electronic systems, EDA specific software design and parallel programming. Their design services range from software design and quality assurance to comprehensive application engineering with an emphasis on audio/video coding and communication. Instigate Training Center conducts training courses for engineers in Project Management, Production Systems and Quality Management Systems, IT infrastructure configuration and management, SW and HW development tools and technologies.

AYB EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AND SCHOOL

AYB School is a new learning environment, where national ideas provide inspiration for the development of unique educational technologies and highest achievements of modern teaching are implemented to improve competitiveness of Armenian education. Ayb School serves as an ingenious laboratory, where the best teaching technologies, methods, experiences and educational models are born to spread through the whole country’s educational system, thus helping Armenian education grow globally competitive.

ARMENIAN NATIONAL ENGINEERING LABORATORIES (ANEL)

ANEL is a center of excellence that hosts 30 state-of-the-art education and research laboratories. ANEL is located in the heart of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA) Yerevan Campus.
The main goal of the ANEL is to meet the demand of the engineering industry in quality specialists and graduates educated on up-to-date technological base to confront the employee shortage and to increase value-added and innovativeness of Armenian high tech businesses, thus increasing their international competitiveness.
The objectives of the ANEL are to strengthen the educational capabilities and enhance the research potential of the Armenian engineering sector by upgrading and expanding the NPUA educational and research facilities to the world standard through the establishment of ANEL.

WORLD VISION ARMENIA

World Vision is a Christian, child-focused and community-based organization, dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

STATE TOURISM COMMITTEE OF ARMENIA

The State Tourism Committee is a State agency affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Development and Investment of the Republic of Armenia. It develops and implements the policy of the Government of in the field of tourism. The Committe is implementing various projects all year round, for which content writers, project managers, tourism specialists, marketing specialists can be a great help.

IDEA FOUNDATION (INITIATIVES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ARMENIA)

IDeA focuses on programs which achieve tangible socioeconomic development and assist Armenia in transition from the survival model to the prosperity model. IDeA is committed to promoting social entrepreneurship in Armenia through investments in long-term, non-profit projects, as well as ensuring their sustainability. They implement large-scale charitable initiatives in Armenia, Artsakh and the Armenian diaspora which strive to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of the Armenian people and revitalize the nation in an ever-changing world.

GHOGHANJ NGO

Ghoghanj NGO is based in Yerevan. The goal is to provide the proper support and guidance children need to excel in school, and become self-confident and respectful young adults. They have a mentoring program for more than 110 “At-Risk” students who come from hardworking single parent households or from socially dysfunctional families. Some of their children have social, behavioral or physical disabilities. The services include psychological and social development support, homework assistance, English classes, art programs, and computer classes for students.

FOUNDATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF WILDLIFE AND CULTURAL ASSETS (FPWC)

FPWC implements environmental projects with the help of professionals in the fields of ecology, environmental law, film making as well tourism and regional development. Currently there are implementing a large-scale project in Urtsadzor village, Ararat region. The core of the project is the set-up of an Eco-Training Center on communal land of Urtsadzor. The village as well as the land belonging to the community is situated in the direct vicinity of the Khosrov Forest State Reserve.

COAF

COAF works to secure a future for children in Armenia‚ impoverished rural villages through improved education, health care, community life and economic conditions. COAF’s programs create and sustain opportunities for growth and progress. The programs are based on community-led approaches to reduce rural poverty, with a particular focus on children. Since the inception of its programs in 2004, COAF has funded and implemented education, health, social, and economic development programs serving more than 25,000 people in rural villages of Armenia.

ARMENIA TREE PROJECT (ATP)

ATP was founded in 1993 to further Armenia’s economic and social development by mobilizing resources outside the country to fund reforestation. These vital new trees provide food, fuel, wood, environmental benefits, and opportunities for economic growth. Their goal is to assist the Armenian people in using trees to improve their standard of living and protect the global environment. In so doing, they are guided by the need to promote self-sufficiency, aid those with fewest resources first, and conserve the indigenous ecosystem.

ARK ECOLOGICAL NGO

ARK is based in Kapan, in the south of Armenia. It is aimed at developing eco tourism, eco construction, organic farming, healthy lifestyle, recycling technologies in Syunik region.

ACOPIAN CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA (ACE)

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia. ACE is a research center of the AUA that promotes the protection and restoration of the natural environment through research, education, and community outreach. AUA Acopian Center’s areas of interest include: -Environmental policy, -Sustainable natural resource management, -Built environment and the natural environment, and -Information technology and the natural environment.

MELINE’S GARDEN

Meline’s Garden is working on incorporating agricultural alternatives within Armenia as well as introducing high nutrition content products into the market. The vision is to develop the local economy of Armenia through agricultural diversity and rural development.

MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTER ARMENIA (MIC)

MIC Armenia focuses on providing support to the local community to stimulate the development of new startups that are competitive and successful in the marketplace. They provide services and support to the Armenian IT community and students to create business from their ideas. Their main goals are to help: 1-Create innovative new products and services. 2-Bring those products and services to market. 3-Build well-managed competitive businesses. 4-Develop qualified workforce and maintain their expertise.

MANANA YOUTH EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Manana is a center for children that runs 4 programs: Photojournalism, Animation, Filmmaking, and Journalism in order to create literature, works of art, media, radio and television programs, films, and educational games for children. The center strives to encourage creative, unprejudiced thinking and to promote professional and civic responsibility among youth. The organization aims to develop active, free and creative, non-stereotypical way of thinking to youth journalism.

HAYP POP UP GALLERY

HAYP is a Pop Up gallery (created in 2014) that sets up temporary exhibitions in unexpected places throughout Yerevan, like vacant storefronts, for-rent buildings or abandoned factories. Their moving, 10-day exhibitions engage an equally dynamic public through music, performance, and artist talks while supporting local contemporary artists.

BARS MEDIA DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTION STUDIO

Understanding that the power of film and media is often stronger than the power of words, Bars Media has become an outlet for honest, responsible and trustworthy voices to express themselves, to inspire dialogue, to create socially conscious films and to encourage constructive social change.

BALLET 2021 DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

Ballet 2021 Development Foundation was founded in order to realize activities that ensure the development of the art of Armenian ballet on a variety of levels. Their mission is to support and promote the development of ballet in Armenia. The activities include collaboration with internationally-renowned choreogoraphers, teachers/repetiteurs and dancers; o-productions in Armenia and abroad; new innovative programming in order to raise public awareness of and interest in ballet.

AKNA CULTURAL SOCIETY NGO/ THE GURDJIEFF ENSEMBLE

The Akna cultural society is a non profit organization dedicated to the research, organization and international promotion of Armenian music. To carry out, and share the musical heritage through concerts, workshops, master classes, discussions, collaboration with festivals and other groups, preparation of short documentary films and websites, promotion through the media. The organization has several projects, among the most active one’s is the Gurdjieff Ensemble consisting of Armenian folk instruments.