What does Powered by GuideStar and VolunteerMatch mean?
Network for Good's charity search relies on the GuideStar and VolunteerMatch databases which provide comprehensive information about charities and volunteer opportunities.
GuideStar's mission is revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
All 1.7 million nonprofits listed with GuideStar are formally registered with the IRS or have proven they meet all IRS criteria for exempt organizations. Network for Good partners with GuideStar so that you can be certain that the organization you've selected for your generosity is a legitimate nonprofit. Data is collected directly from the charities and from the IRS Business Master File, IRS Forms 990, and 990s EZ.
VolunteerMatch's mission is to help everyone find a great place to volunteer, and offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. VolunteerMatch has become the preferred online volunteer recruiting service for nearly 35,000 nonprofit organizations. For visitors to Network for Good, VolunteerMatch provides an easy and innovative way to get involved in fulfilling, rewarding community service opportunities.