We believe the best solutions come when citizens are placed at the center of finding creative solutions to challenges that affect them, their communities and our society. Learn more about the people, ideas and tools that exemplify how active community engagement can make a significant difference in the world, and opportunities for you to take action and get involved.

Get Engaged

Looking for a specific organization? Check out our list highlighting several organizations that are leading the way in this field and helping to advance social good.
Our 24 years of work to scale up the engagement of children and youth continues, with young people today volunteering at record rates, more than any...
HandsOn Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute, is the largest volunteer network in the nation and includes more than 250...
Action Civics is an approach to civic education in which students address problems that apply to their own lives through real-world experiences. It...
Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps), started in 2006, is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes...
There are many ways to volunteer and support an organization. Be sure to make the most out of your experience by checking out these platforms and resources for, and about, volunteering.
The year-long Global Citizen Corps Leadership program works with 500 youth leaders. We spread the word about root causes of critical global issues to...
Youth Venture's mission is to build a global movement of young people being powerful now, changemakers now. This is the foundation for an "everyone a...
The philanthropic travel website aims to inspire and captivate Americans into a life-long desire to travel and to give back. Travelanthropists...
VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online...
Looking for examples and resources on how to better engage your constituents? Check out these feature resources…
Make friends (and allies) and influence public policy in four relatively easy steps - as explained by Thaddeus Ferber in SparkAction's "Do It...
The WHY I LIFT campaign is an annual campaign in which LIFT volunteers across the country share their story of why they LIFT, share the LIFT mission...
NowPublic is a multimedia online news magazine where you can make, break, shape, and share international news as it happens. NowPublic offers its 5...
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new...
Ready to test your knowledge in this area? Take a quiz or two and see how you do!
Head over to the History Channel and test your knowledge about United States history, civics and government.
Are you up to the task? Each month ZimNotes will feature a one-question quiz to help ensure you know basic but critical information about fundraising...
Take this Wall Street Journal quiz and find out who gives, how much they give and whom they give to.
Take this quiz over at Pew Research Center to find out if you're a true "Millennial" - and compare your answers to respondents from a nation-wide...
A short quiz on acknowledging and thanking your donors and reporting on their money's impact.
Have you been thinking about starting a new volunteering gig, but aren’t quite sure what would be a good fit for you?  Try this quiz and share your...

Get Connected

People to follow

Check out the top movers and shakers tweeting about social good. Follow them to stay informed on the latest news, tips, and examples to keep you inspired. To learn more about Twitter and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Twitter Toolbox.

Blog Roll

We’ve highlighted a few of the must read blogs on this subject. Check them out to get different perspectives on the issue from leaders in the field. To learn more about blogs and how you create one, be sure to visit our Blogging Toolbox.

Blog Roll

Keep up with related news and information by reading the latest posts published from those on our blog roll.
We recommend “liking” these individuals and organizations on Facebook so you can join their engaging conversations and observe best practices at work. To learn more about Facebook and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Facebook Toolbox.

Get Informed

From interviews and step-by-step guides to campaign examples, these featured videos will help you learn more about and navigate the world of social good.