We create products and services that help volunteers, nonprofits and corporations maximize their impact.
Points of Light reports and toolkits share best practices and innovative ideas to equip individuals and organizations to make a difference.
We connect great minds and awaken communities, so that together we evolve to address the world’s changing needs.
At the core of our philosophy is the belief that the most powerful force in the world is the individual who has realized their power to do good. At Points of Light, we inspire, equip and connect nonprofits, businesses and individuals ready to apply their time, talent, voice and resources to solve society’s greatest challenges.
We help nonprofits recruit, train and manage community volunteers.
We bring business leaders together to serve and solve global problems.
We connect individuals and families with local opportunities to make a difference.
Read stories about extraordinary volunteers, innovative nonprofits and community-minded companies, and get inspired by those who are making a difference in their communities and around the world.
These five distinct and in-depth reports examine attitudes, barriers and participation rates globally, as well as in the U.S., the U.K, Brazil and India and provide actionable takeaways for businesses, non-profits and individuals.
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To volunteer is special, to create a culture of volunteerism, where the idea of selflessness is fully embraced, is something extraordinary. Meet…