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.
Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and HandsOn Network, the volunteer activation di...
Points of Light and BoardSource are proud to announce the launch of the Board Member of the Month Award, which will honor outstanding Americans for their commitment to advancing the...
Points of Light is hosting an online auction in conjunction with its inaugural 2012 Tribute Awards gala. Proceeds will support the organization’...
Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Louisiana coast on Aug. 28, bringing high winds and severe flooding, leaving more than 800,000 without power. As residents along the Gulf coast assess the damage, Volunteer Louisiana,
A Billion + Change, a rapidly growing national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono and skills-based volunteer (SBV) services from corporate America, announced today that 200 companies have pledged an estimated $1.8 billion worth of skills-based services to help build nonprofit ca...
Today, Points of Light honored three companies for their exceptional employee volunteer programs, leading the charge to inspire corporations to solve our communities’ largest challenges. ...
The 2012 National Conference on Volunteering and Service, convened by Points of Light in Chicago June 18-20, will bring together 5,000 service leaders to learn and culti...
The National Conference on Volunteering and Service has a legacy of active engagement with its host cities’ communities. This year’s service program, Seeds for Change sponsored by Chase, showcases the Chicago motto “Urbs in Horto...
Throughout the economic downturn and continuing recovery, individuals and organizations have looked to the volunteer sector to address community needs. While nonprofits have stepped in to help, the challenge of how civic engagement can build a stronger economy, more highly skilled and versatile w...
Points of Light today announced the launch of its new Leadership Partner Program to recognize and engage companies and business leaders whose social responsibility i...