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.
GHC believes that a global movement of individuals and organizations fighting for improved health outcomes and access to healthcare for the poor is...
City Year was founded on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year’s vision is that one day the most commonly asked question of a...
Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities. We...
The mission of Mobilize.org is to improve the way democracy works by investing in Millennial-driven solutions. Mobilize.org believes that in order to...
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.
United We Serve is a nationwide service initiative that helps meet growing social needs resulting from the economic downturn. With the knowledge that...
The philanthropic travel website aims to inspire and captivate Americans into a life-long desire to travel and to give back. Travelanthropists...
GreatNonprofits is the leading developer of tools that allow people to find, review, and share information about great -- and perhaps not yet great...
The goal of ItStartsWith.Us is to build a global community of individuals focused on making a positive impact in the lives of the people around them...
Looking for examples and resources on how to better engage your constituents? Check out these feature resources…
Votizen provides an authenticated platform that directly connects registered voters and elected officials through social networks, making civic...
The National League of Cities has developed the "Authentic Youth Civic Engagement: A Guide for Municipal Leaders." Its detailed contents contain all...
Make friends (and allies) and influence public policy in four relatively easy steps - as explained by Thaddeus Ferber in SparkAction's "Do It...
At the Case Foundation we are champions of all strategies that put citizens at the center of decision-making and empower them to take charge of the...
Ready to test your knowledge in this area? Take a quiz or two and see how you do!
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...
Head over to the History Channel and test your knowledge about United States history, civics and government.
A short quiz on acknowledging and thanking your donors and reporting on their money's impact.
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...
Take this Wall Street Journal quiz and find out who gives, how much they give and whom they give to.
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...

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.