About Points of Light

Points of Light is a catalyst in creating stronger communities and a more just society. We believe every action, no matter how small, can have an impact and change a life. We share a commitment to supporting each other and improving the world in which we live. We exist to connect people and organizations with a passion and purpose to take action that creates meaningful change. Together, we are a force that transforms the world. 

About Points of Light Community

The purpose of POLC is to support nonprofits and innovative volunteer-mobilizing organizations who want to improve how they mobilize people power to meet their mission. POLC serves as a platform to build community, where individuals and organizations who engage volunteers can share experience, resources and advice to drive positive change in their communities. Overall, we believe that every action, no matter how small, can have an impact


We're here to help. Whether you're a nonprofit practitioner honing your skills and knowledge, interested in learning more about becoming a contributor, or in need of general support - we'd love to hear from you. Please check out the common inquiries below or contact us using the form below for any other questions.

How do I change my email notification settings?

While logged in, select your picture in the top-right corner of the page. From the dropdown menu, select "My Digest" and then the "Tailor your digest" button. You can change your digest frequency to daily, weekly, monthly or use the toggle switch to disable it entirely. Disable all active toggles on the page, then select "Save Preferences". You must disable all of them in order to deactivate the digest feature.

How do I invite others to join?

Share the following link: https://community.pointsoflight.org/users/sign_up 

Who is allowed to post?

Contributors are authorized by Points of Light and require a contributor agreement. If you are interested, please contact us by filling out the form below for more information. Otherwise, we encourage you to engage with the content whenever comments are enabled on the post.

Can I post volunteer opportunities or other information about my organization on this page?

The Points of Light Community is focused on learning and peer-sharing, with a focus on equipping organizations to better leverage people power. To post volunteer opportunities, we encourage you to create an account at https://engage.pointsoflight.org/ 

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