This post is a part of a series on frequently asked questions on Network for Good. We thought this would be a good time to orient you on who we are, what we do, and how we can help your company. These are the most commonly asked questions we encounter. If you have any questions of your own, email us!
While many people are familiar with Network for Good, most know us for the low-cost and free tools we provide nonprofits to help them with online fundraising. If you've heard of Network for Good's corporate services, you may be confused as to what we do to facilitate corporate philanthropy. This post outlines our origins and services.
What is Network for Good and how do you help companies?
Network for Good is a social enterprise that empowers corporate partners and nonprofits to unleash generosity and advance good causes. Powered by our proven donation platform, Network for Good works with companies to implement effective cause initiatives. We’ve processed nearly $1 billion in donations for more than 100,000 nonprofits since our 2001 founding by AOL, Cisco, and Yahoo!.
We also help nonprofits raise funds for their missions through simple, affordable and effective online fundraising services and offer free training through our online learning center, interactive online community, and Nonprofit911 webinar series.
Here’s a video that explains how we work with companies:
What are the origins of Network for Good?
We were founded in the aftermath of 9/11 by tech giants AOL, Cisco, and Yahoo!. We initially started as a giving portal, where anyone could donate to the charity of their choice. We expanded to work with nonprofits, by providing low-cost and free tools to help them with online fundraising. In 2008 we began working with companies. Our mission is to unleash generosity by providing compelling ways for everyone to give at their fingertips.
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