We really appreciate all of the ways you contribute to UniversalGiving® and wanted to share another way you can easily support our mission. Every time you shop on Amazon using our unique UniversalGiving link, Amazon will donate as much as 10% of your total purchases to UniversalGiving!


Here’s how it works:

  1. Register with AmazonSmile. From there, you will be prompted to select UniversalGiving as your preferred nonprofit!

  2. Click on our custom  UniversalGiving link to begin making purchases that support UniversalGiving!

  3. Bookmark the UniversalGiving link so all your eligible shopping will benefit UniversalGiving!

That’s it! Happy shopping, and thanks for supporting UniversalGiving!  


Forbes Nonprofit Council

Forbes Nonprofit Council is an invitation-only organization for chief executives in successful nonprofit organizations. The Council provides a dedicated concierge team, a business services marketplace, and branding & marketing collateral to assist busy nonprofit professionals in achieving their goals. Nonprofits also have the opportunity to contribute content to Forbes.com. 

UniversalGiving and CEO Pamela Hawley are thrilled to parter with Forbes Nonprofit Council. We look forward to contributing unique content on philanthropy and social entrepreneurship on Forbes.com. We also intend to fully utlize the resources available to us through this highly-esteemed network. 



YourCause, LLC is a Software as a Service (“SaaS”) provider of the CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform (“CSRconnect”) and the Orange Leap Donor Management Platform, two fully hosted and managed solutions for employees and non-profits to more effectively deploy and mange their philanthropic, volunteering, sustainability, employee engagement, and overall donor relations programs. YourCause is rapidly expanding its operation through the ongoing deployment of end-to-end solutions for enterprises, non-profits, and general users.  YourCause’s ongoing commitment to never taking a portion of any donation transacted within the platform allows the company to deliver maximum support to the more than 80,000+ non-profits actively engaging with YourCause.

UniversalGiving provides regular blog posts for YourCause that explore important trends and development in Corporate Social Responsibility. Through our work with YourCause, we're reaching companies and organizations that can benefit by expanding their CSR services!


The Good Trade


The Good Trade is a search for the brands, products and ideas creating positive social change. The Good Trade is a quickly growing collective of conscious consumers from around the world who are tired of supporting companies that do not align with their values and eager to support companies that demonstrate social responsibility towards people and the planet.

Our CEO, Pamela Hawley, and UnviersalGiving provide guest posts to The Good Trade and seek to mutually promote companies and ideas that are making a positive social impact. We want to spread ideas about living sustainably, thoughtfully, and philanthropically. Through our work with The Good Trade, we're helping those ideas and companies reach a broader audience.




MovingWorlds is a social impact organization addressing the global talent gap, connecting people who want to travel and volunteer their expertise directly with social impact organizations around the world.

UniversalGiving has partnered with MovingWorlds based on shared our values. We have a mutual commitment to increase global volunteering, give back to the community, and use web-based platforms as tools for social impact. UniversalGiving is excited to support like-minded organizations and commends MovingWorlds on their Experteering engagements around the world.


Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

We're so grateful for our partnership with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. The firm provides pro bono law services and have been a fantastic resource for UniversalGiving.


Information Arts, Inc.


With the help of the talented Andrea Grindeland, Information Arts worked closely with UniversalGiving on public relations measures and logo design. We are grateful for her dedication to help us realize our vision.


Liew Designs


"25 Years: Thoughtful Design. Creative Ingenuity."

Liew Design elevates brand indentities and creates recognizable marketing programs for some of the most successful companies in Silicon Valley - from start-ups to Fortune 500 industry leaders. UniversalGiving worked closely with Kwang Liew to design our logo. We are grateful for his thoughtful work and talent for capturing the spririt of our organization through design. 


Fast Company


Fast Company is one of the world’s foremost business magazines, focusing on business, technology, design and leadership, with content from today’s top leaders.  UniversalGiving’s CEO, Pamela Hawley, has been selected as an Expert Blogger on CSR for Fast Company.  She regularly contributes articles on the subjects of Corporate Social Responsibility, entrepreneurship and leadership.


The Christian Science Monitor


UniversalGiving is partnering with The Christian Science Monitor to combine excellence in journalism with excellence in taking action. The Christian Science Monitor features a weekly story for its “People Making a Difference” series, highlighting an individual and his or her cause. UniversalGiving provides related ways for people to donate and volunteer, inspiring readers to find quality ways to make a difference themselves. Learn more about our partnership.  UniversalGiving also contributes articles to CSM’s Change Agent Blog.

The partnership between The Christian Science Monitor and UniversalGiving is based on shared values. CSM is committed to the highest standards of integrity in reporting global news, while UniversalGiving is committed to vetting the top-performing, trusted organizations all over the world through our proprietary Quality Model™.

UniversalGiving™ has pioneered this new concept of Community Based Journalism. Community Based Journalism is a way for media organizations to become more involved with their global communities, thereby engaging more readers with their journal, the world and their community.


Billions Rising


We're partnering with Billions Rising, a nonprofit foundation creating a new television news/talk show called "World Changers.” This one hour television show will be built around an ensemble of dynamic on-camera talent, all of them experts or influencers in their respective fields.

Each episode features a Sustainability Minute from Pamela, highlighting a nonprofit giving people in need a hand-up.  We're also working with Billions Rising to promote our vetted partner NGOs, by sourcing opportunities to give and volunteer in connection to the causes each episode focuses on.  These opportunities from UniversalGiving will be included both online and as part of the broadcast, giving viewers a way to take action and driving results on our site, to support our NGOs and their work.


Catalytic Women


Catalytic Women helps busy professionals align money and values. Their mission is to make giving and social impact investing easy and accessible at any dollar level. Through events, education and online giving circles, Catalytic Women connects individuals to platforms for giving and investing, to communities of experts and other donors, and to recommended nonprofits and social enterprises.

Through the Catalytic Women and UniversalGiving NGO Quality Vetting Service Partnership, we work together towards our mutual goal of inspiring more people to give and volunteer. We leverage your unique personal interests and resources for social impact.


New Resource Bank


New Resource Bank is the bank for people who are leading the way to a more sustainable world. They match an entrepreneurial spirit with a dedication to achieving environmental, social as well as financial returns. Their mission is to advance sustainability with everything they do—the loans they make, the way they operate, and their commitment to putting deposits to work for good.  UniversalGiving is proud to be a client!

A group of entrepreneurs, bankers and business leaders founded New Resource Bank in 2006 with a vision of bringing new resources to sustainable businesses and ultimately creating more sustainable communities.  They see banking as not just a service: it’s a way to create a better world by building a network of businesses, non-profits and individuals seeking more sustainable ways to live.




ASPIRE is the practical approach to radical wellbeing.  Their programs ignite a sense of purpose and meaning by enhancing the physical and financial lives of participants, while providing tools to improve relationships with friends, family, colleagues, and local and global communities.  UniversalGiving’s CEO Pamela Hawley is a speaker for ASPIRE’s programs, and our volunteer opportunities provide quality ways to seek meaning by engaging the community.

Custom-designed for busy professionals looking to integrate more health and happiness into their lives, and for rockstar companies who need to engage their employees in a comprehensive approach to greater productivity, enhanced teamwork, and lower attrition - ASPIRE programs are backed by neuroscientific practices, created by the country's most sought after workshop leaders, and wrapped around volunteer opps vetted by UniversalGiving.


Link TV


Link TV provides global videos that address the issues affecting our world today.  Link TV partners with UniversalGiving, which provides vetted giving and volunteering opportunities relevant to each video. This partnership educates viewers and inspires them to take action.

Link Media owns and operates Link TV and www.linktv.org. Link TV provides international programming to the U.S. audience over satellite television (DIRECTV Ch. 375; DISH Ch. 9410) and worldwide over the web. They broadcast on critical humanitarian issues, including human rights, poverty, religious and ethnic conflict, and environmental protection. Link TV fosters an appreciation of diversity, addressing the complex issues facing our world.


All for Good


Founded by Google, Craigslist and other top organizations, All for Good is an aggregate site for volunteering opportunities.  UniversalGiving is a long-time partner of All for Good, providing our volunteering opportunities as part of its database. All for Good is used by the United States government for its volunteering website, Serve.gov, which has been promoted by President and Mrs. Obama.



CSRwire is the world’s number one resource for Corporate Social Responsibility news. UniversalGiving and CSRwire are working closely to encourage and educate about CSR best practices. Look for contributions by UniversalGiving Founder and CEO, Pamela Hawley.

CSRwire serves as a hub for an influential community of CSR and sustainability enthusiasts. Working with its CSR Member community, CSRwire promotes the growth of Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability through solutions-based information and positive examples of corporate practices.


The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute


UniversalGiving has partnered with the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute (formerly Leader to Leader) to promote its important mission to strengthen the leadership of the social sector.  UniversalGiving has been featured as an Innovation of the Week.  Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Institute furthers its mission by providing social sector leaders with essential leadership wisdom, inspiration, and resources to lead for innovation and to build vibrant organizations. 


Clodagh Cares


Clodagh is an award-winning designer and best-selling author who believes passionately in helping people help themselves. With Clodagh Cares, she has sharpened her focus to bring the power of education to children in the most destitute and remote places on earth. UniversalGiving supports Clodagh Cares by providing a platform for donations.  Clodagh Cares is dedicated to alleviating poverty by giving impoverished families the tools they need to thrive. 


The Inter-American Development Bank


The Inter-American Development Bank provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. IDB and UniversalGiving are partnering to launch South America and scale social engagement and volunteerism in the region through technology.

UniversalGiving founder and CEO Pamela Hawley had an interview with the Bank's president about giving, volunteering, community, and helping NGOs find necessary funding.


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