Network for Good collaborates with the following partners to bring specialized expertise and resources to our site:
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth is mobilizing people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of our nation's youth by fulfilling Five Promises: caring adults; safe places; a healthy start; marketable skills; and opportunities to serve.
cMarket is the leading provider of charitable online auction services that help nonprofit organizations raise more money by building stronger communities. Since 2002, over 850 nonprofit organizations have chosen cMarket to manage and run over 1,000 highly-successful auction events in the arts and humanities, education, healthcare and faith-based arenas.
CompuMentor is one of the nation's leading nonprofit technology assistance organizations that helps nonprofit organizations and schools use technology more effectively to achieve their missions. CompuMentor has served over 139,000 nonprofits and schools nationwide with a unique combination of hands-on and Internet-based programs and that help nonprofits at whatever their stage of technology evolution to solve immediate problems, enhance near-term productivity and create technological confidence. CompuMentor is also home of the nonprofit technology portal TechSoup (www.techsoup.org). This renowned Web site aggregates technology resources and information for the national nonprofit community and channels technology product philanthropy at a retail value of $150 million (in the current year) into the sector.
ePhilanthropyFoundation.Org is devoted to fostering secure, private, and ethical online philanthropy. The ePhilanthropy Foundation serves multiple constituencies, most importantly, non-profit organizations and the general public. The major focus of the Foundation will be to serve nonprofit organizations and the publics they serve, and to foster an online environment in which donors and potential donors can feel secure about their online transactions with non-profit organizations.
GuideStar is a project of Philanthropic Research, Inc. (PRI), a nonprofit organization.
PRI's mission is to support philanthropy in America by providing information that supports better donor decision-making, greater nonprofit operating effectiveness, and a more efficient allocation of resources to and within the nonprofit sector. To this end, PRI works to provide the public with a database of quality information about the programs and finances of U.S. nonprofit organizations.
The GuideStar database contains records on more than 700,000 nonprofit organizations classified as 501(c)(3) by the IRS. Data is collected directly from the charities and from the IRS Business Master File, IRS Forms 990, and 990s EZ. The work of PRI is generously supported by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, and others.
Contact GuideStar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nonprofit organizations can find information on adding to or changing their listing in the GuideStar database.
GuideStar policies and disclaimers www.guidestar.org
Independent Sector is a national leadership forum working to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, not-for-profit initiative, and citizen. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization brings together a diverse coalition of more than 700 of the nation's leading nonprofit organizations, foundations, and corporations to preserve and enhance America's nonprofit sector.
National Mentoring Partnership
The National Mentoring Partnership is an advocate for the expansion of mentoring and a resource for mentors and mentoring initiatives nationwide.
National Mentoring Partnership works to help:
- Entire communities and states work together to sustain and expand mentoring opportunities for young people.
- Schools, businesses, civic associations, faith communities and youth-serving organizations build or strengthen their mentoring programs.
- Educators and work force preparation leaders integrate mentoring into programs.
- Individuals learn about mentoring opportunities and become the mentors young people want and need.
NetAid Foundation was created to mobilize support for an end to extreme poverty by bringing individuals, companies and organizations together in ways that expand opportunities for the world's poorest families and communities. NetAid provides direct connections to local projects throughout the developing world that measurably improve the lives of people. The Internet is a key tool in NetAid's efforts to join people together in the fight against extreme poverty.
|Points of Light Foundation - Founded in May 1990, the Foundation is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization devoted to promoting volunteerism. The Foundation is based in Washington, DC, and works in communities throughout the United States through a network of over 500 Volunteer Centers. Its Board of Directors includes prominent and politically diverse national leaders from business, education, and the nonprofit communities. Former President George Bush serves as the Honorary Chairman of the Board.|
The Urban Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization establishedin Washington, D.C., in 1968. The Institute's goals are to sharpen thinking about society's problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens' awareness about important public choices. One of its programs, the National Center for Charitable Statistics or NCCS, builds and maintains the nation's largest research database on US nonprofit organizations.
USA Freedom Corps
President Bush created the USA Freedom Corps office at the White House to foster a culture of service, citizenship and responsibility. Through the USA Freedom Corps, President Bush wants to help every American answer the call to volunteer service by strengthening and expanding service opportunities to protect our homeland, support our communities and extend American compassion around the world. Interested volunteers can find opportunities in their own neighborhoods through the USA Freedom Corps Web site.
VolunteerMatch is the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. By leveraging the communication power of the internet on behalf of local volunteer needs, VolunteerMatch has generated over 1,500,000 volunteer referrals nationwide.
Volunteers simply enter their ZIP code on the VolunteerMatch home page to access and sign up for over 30,000 current, local volunteer opportunities posted by tens of thousands of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. Since any charitable volunteer organization can use VolunteerMatch to promote its volunteer opportunities and supplement its volunteer recruitment efforts, it is now easier than ever before for volunteers to go online and find out how they can get involved. In an effort to help get even more people volunteering, VolunteerMatch also offers a corporate social resonsibility service which offers an efficient and effective resource that helps employees and corporations get involved in their communities and measure the positive results.
VolunteerMatch is acknowledged around the World for its efforts and accomplishments, and has been recognized for its success by M.I.T, the Smithsonian Institution and The White House. VolunteerMatch is also the recipient of two Webby Awards for "Activism" and "Services," and has been featured in a number of publications including The New York Times, Reader's Digest, USA Today, US News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal and on broadcasts including CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Today Show.
Visit VolunteerMatch at www.volunteermatch.org.
YouthNOISE is a group of young people and adults working together to provide info and resources--via the Internet--that will spark youth action and voice. YouthNOISE is an initiative of Save the Children Federation, Inc., which is a nonpartisan, nonsectarian, nonprofit organization that has been working to improve the lives of the children and youth all over the world for over 65 years. Our mission is to connect, inform, and empower youth to improve their own lives and the lives of other young people through philanthropy, service and policy.
Youth Service America (YSA) is a resource center and the premier alliance of 300+ organizations committed to increasing the quantity and quality of volunteer opportunities for young Americans, ages 5-25, to serve locally, nationally, and globally. Founded in 1986, YSA’s mission is to strengthen the effectiveness, sustainability, and scale of the youth service and service-learning field. A strong youth service movement will create healthy communities, and foster citizenship, knowledge, and the personal development of young people. YSA envisions a powerful network of organizations committed to making service the common expectation and common experience of all young Americans.