About UniversalGiving™

UniversalGiving™ is an award-winning website that helps people give and volunteer with the top-performing projects all over the world.  All projects are vetted through UniversalGiving's trademarked, proprietary Quality Model.™ 100% of each donation goes directly to the cause.

Find Gift Packages and Volunteering Opportunities, or read more here about our features and ways to give.

Our Mission is to connect people to quality giving and volunteer opportunities worldwide.  UniversalGiving is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, whose vision is to "Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering Are a Natural Part of Everyday Life."™


UniversalGiving Corporate

UniversalGiving Corporate (UGC) is a customized service helping Fortune 500 companies scale their Corporate Social Responsibility programs worldwide.  UniversalGiving Corporate handles the strategy, operations and NGO vetting for corporations, ensuring the success of their international giving and volunteering programs.  In addition to our corporate service, UniversalGiving™ provides customized models for Giving Circles.


Press for UniversalGiving

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Honors for UniversalGiving

UniversalGiving is a Webby Award Honoree.  UniversalGiving and our CEO, Pamela Hawley, have been honored with a Jefferson Award for Public Service, as well as been selected as a finalist in Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  In 2010, Pamela was invited to the White House’s Next Generation Leadership and Social Innovation event.  She has also been chosen as a member of the Colburn S. Wilbur Fellowship Program, through the Institute on Global Ethics. 


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Pamela Hawley

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