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’s Corporate Institute today announced the launch of a comprehensive set of consulting services designed to help companies enhance their global employee volunteer strategies, which bolster recruitment and retention, drive leadership development and brand loyalty, and make a differe...
Points of Light’s Civic Accelerator – the first national startup accelerator dedicated solely to investing in civic ventures – announced today the 10 nonprofit and for-profit start-ups selected to participate in its summer program. The ventures participating in the Civic Accelerator all mobilize ...
In recognition of extraordinary achievements in community service, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) in partnership with generationOn, is honoring six inspiring kids and teens who have created u...
Belk is celebrating its 125th anniversary with 125 days of service dedicated to improving conditions at 250 Title I schools in low-income communities in 16 states. The first event took place in Charlotte on March 11, as more than 200 employees gathered to makeover two area schools.
Points of Light and Village Capital today announced they will offer $50,000 investments to UBELONG and Generation Citizen, two of 10 start-ups participating in the nation’s first accelerator dedicated solely to helping new organizations with social missions that engage people as part of the solut...
Points of Light announced today its 2013 Leadership Partners, companies whose social responsibility investments have and will continue to advance Points of Light’s m...
Points of Light is now welcoming nominations for the 2013 Corporate Engagement Awards of Excellence, which recognize companies that have made employee volunteering a central part of their business operations by putting structure, policies, procedures and evaluation in place to encourage employees...
Points of Light has joined with The Allstate Foundation (NYSE: ALL) and Target (NYSE: TGT) to launch
Building on the momentum of World Food Day this October, A Billion + Change and CSRwire are organizing a free webinar to spotlight the innovative ways that businesses are helping t...