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.
Global Citizen Year is a non-profit organization building a movement of young Americans who engage in a transformative “bridge year” between high...
Public Allies is a national movement grounded in the conviction that everyone leads. We believe that everyone can make a difference and can work to...
GHC believes that a global movement of individuals and organizations fighting for improved health outcomes and access to healthcare for the poor is...
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...
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 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...
Helps you find opportunities to volunteer in your community. Find a charity that needs help. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Contribute to your...
The philanthropic travel website aims to inspire and captivate Americans into a life-long desire to travel and to give back. Travelanthropists...
Sparked makes it easy for people with busy lives to help nonprofits get valuable work done when it's convenient. Called microvolunteering - through...
Looking for examples and resources on how to better engage your constituents? Check out these feature resources…
The National League of Cities has developed the "Authentic Youth Civic Engagement: A Guide for Municipal Leaders." Its detailed contents contain all...
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...
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new...
NowPublic is a multimedia online news magazine where you can make, break, shape, and share international news as it happens. NowPublic offers its 5...
Ready to test your knowledge in this area? Take a quiz or two and see how you do!
A short quiz on acknowledging and thanking your donors and reporting on their money's impact.
Thinking about volunteering? Take this quiz to discover what kind of service best suits your personality.
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...
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...
Answer these five simple questions from iVolunteer.org to discover what kind of volunteer you really are and how you can best give back in 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.