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Network for Good Fact Sheet

Who We Are

  • The Internet's leading charitable resource, bringing together donors, volunteers and charities online to accomplish good
  • At, Internet users can donate to more than one million charities and search from among more than 35,000 volunteer opportunities
  • Non-profits can access tools for fundraising, volunteer recruitment and donor communication
  • Founded in 2001 by America Online, Cisco Systems and Yahoo!
  • Independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Bethesda, MD

Why Our Work Matters

  • Increasing charitable giving: By making donations online convenient and secure, Network for Good increases giving and drives more resources to nonprofits.
  • Helping the helpers: We help small and medium-sized nonprofits harness the power of the Internet with simple tools for mastering and maximizing their own online outreach.
  • Leveling the playing field: Smaller nonprofits gain access to broader constituencies, extending their reach and contributing to a leveling of the philanthropic playing field.
  • Streamlining philanthropy: By moving philanthropy online and tapping the powerful reach of partners like Yahoo! and AOL, we enable charities to spend less time and money attracting resources.

About Our Impact

Since our inception in November 2001, more than 430,000 people have donated more than $100 million to over 20,000 charities through Network for Good. Another 232,555 people have found volunteer opportunities through Network for Good.

We've also helped more than 6,000 nonprofits raise funds, cultivate donors and recruit volunteers through our online tools.

Total Unique Donors
Year Unique Donors
2001 9,999
2002 41,138
2003 79,278
2004 89,885
2005 180,794

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