Submit Content
Get the latest delivered to your inbox
Privacy Policy

Points of Light

Points of Light is a nonpartisan, global nonprofit organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that changes the world. We envision a world in which every individual discovers the power to make a difference, creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies. Through 177 affiliates across 38 countries, and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 16 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most.

    Points of Light Releases The 2017 Civic 50 Report Image

    POSTED 

    09-20-17

    Points of Light Releases The 2017 Civic 50 Report

    Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, has released a new repo...

    Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies Image

    POSTED 

    06-21-17

    Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

    Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their ...

    Points of Light Announces Seattle as Host City for the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service Image

    POSTED 

    09-28-16

    Points of Light Announces Seattle as Host City for the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service

    Points of Light announced today that Seattle will serve as host city for the 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, which will be held June 19-21, 2017. Points of Light is calling for Conference ...

    Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company Call for Daily Point of Light Award Nominations for Families Image

    POSTED 

    08-11-16

    Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company Call for Daily Point of Light Award Nominations for Families

     Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company will celebrate the impact of family volunteering across the nation by honoring exemplary family volunteers with a Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes their commit...

    Is Your Company the Most Community Minded in America? Get Recognized by The Civic 50! Image

    POSTED 

    01-13-16

    Is Your Company the Most Community Minded in America? Get Recognized by The Civic 50!

    The Civic 50 at Points of Light is searching for corporate trailblazers that are improving communities and driving social impact. Is your company engaged in the communities where you do business? Are your purpose-driven employees volu...

    Points of Light Launches Search for the 2015 Civic 50: Which Are the Most Community-Minded Companies in America? Image

    POSTED 

    09-22-15

    Points of Light Launches Search for the 2015 Civic 50: Which Are the Most Community-Minded Companies in America?

    Today, Points of Light launched its search for The Civic 50 companies of 2015. The Civic 50 is an initiative that names the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation every year. Civic 50 companies are the trai...

    Points of Light Unites Veterans and Children in Projects for the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance Image

    POSTED 

    09-07-15

    Points of Light Unites Veterans and Children in Projects for the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

    On the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – will host a multigenerational event in Washington, D.C., ...

    Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Image

    POSTED 

    02-09-15

    Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

    Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced today that it has recognized Jaha Dukureh for her exemplary work to end female genital mutilation– with The Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes individuals and orga...

    Points of Light Logo

    Points of Light

    Points of Light

    Join today and get the latest delivered to your inbox