Earn Your 2021 Badge
Gather Inspirational Stories
Gain Recognition & Exposure
Increase Donor Trust
of people say that the presence of a badge increases their likelihood of giving
Benefits of Being Top-Rated
2021 Top Rated Badge, Certificate, and Press Kit and Marketing Materials to include in your donor letters and on your website
You will be listed on our 2021 Top-Rated Leaderboard and 2021 #GivingTuesday Guide, and will receive promotion throughout the year and during the fundraising season in conjunction with #GivingTuesday
Winners will be widely promoted via social media, public relations, and on our thought leader publications via the Huffington Post and other mediums
Winners will also receive mention from our sponsors and partners, and special designation on the GreatNonprofits site
Loyal supporters who share stories can easily create GreatNonprofits Fundraisers to amplify their impact
How to Qualify
The Top-Rated Awards run from January 1 to October 31.
Claim your nonprofit
Invite clients, donors & volunteers to share their story
Get 10 positive stories within the campaign period
Maintain an average of 3.5+ stars.
Qualified organizations will be notified on a daily basis & instantly get listed on the Top-Rated Leaderboard
1. Claim Your Nonprofit
2. Invite Clients, Donors & Volunteers
If you love our work then tell the world! You have an opportunity to help us make an even bigger difference in our community. GreatNonprofits -- the #1 Source of Nonprofit Stories and Feedback -- is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2021 Top-Rated List.
Won’t you help us boost visibility for our work by posting a brief personal story of your experience with us? All content will be visible to potential donors and volunteers. It’s easy and only takes 3 minutes! Go to [ INSERT YOUR PROFILE PAGE URL ] to get started!
If you love our work, then tell the world! Please take 3 min to help us get Top-Rated status at GreatNonprofits by sharing your story. It’s quick, easy & really helps us out.
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3. Show Off Your Top-Rated Status
All 2021 Top-Rated Nonprofits will get a Top-Rated certificate, and a FREE Top-Rated badge on their GreatNonprofits profile.
This badge can be used on your own website and marketing materials and will show in search results on GreatNonprofits.org and on your nonprofit's profile page.
• direct mail
• annual reports
• organization webpage
• donation page
• email signature
• social media
• display it in your office
Ask for stories of impact and inspiration to use in marketing
Ask your volunteers, clients, and donors for inspiring stories of your work!
Share them with your staff and board and use them in your marketing materials
to Media and Potential Investors
Winning nonprofits get added to the coveted GreatNonprofits 2021 Top-Rated List!
It is distributed to media and corporate foundations nationwide
Get the Badge
#1 Top-Rated Badge Is
Trusted by Donors!
All Top-Rated nonprofits will get a Top-Rated badge on their GreatNonprofits profile!
This badge can be used on your own website, in your marketing materials and will appear in search results on GreatNonprofits.org
Have loyal supporters create GreatNonprofits Fundraisers
1 out of 3 online donations is made through peer-to-peer fundraising.
Anyone who has shared a story about your nonprofit can use it to quickly and easily create a fundraiser to amplify their impact and raise money for your cause.