Some high school students already know they want to devote their lives to service to others. Here’s a list of where CEOs/presidents of well known non-profit groups completed their undergraduate studies. Interestingly, this group has one of the higher percentages of people from MC25 schools, with 32%.

Non-profit organization leaders


Alzheimer’s Association

American Cancer Society

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

American Heart Association

American Red Cross

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

Audubon Society

Boy Scouts of America

Council on Foreign Relations

Environmental Defense Fund

Girl Scouts of America

National Geographic Society

National Public Radio (NPR)

National Wildlife Federation

Nature Conservancy

Planned Parenthood

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Sierra Club

United States Olympic Committee

United Way


World Bank

World Wildlife Fund (US)

Spring Hill College

Eckerd College

Emory and Henry College


Central Michigan U

Johns Hopkins

Ohio U

San Jose State U

Oklahoma State

Oberlin College


New York U

St. Mary’s College (IN)

Bellarmine U


Emory U


U Baltimore

West Chester U


Ball State U

New York U

Colorado College


sources: organization websites and wikipedia

(Last updated 3/31/2021)