Earn Your 2020 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
  • 2020 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 2020 Top-Rated Leaderboard and 2020 #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.

  1. Claim your nonprofit

  2. Invite clients, donors & volunteers to share their story

  3. Get 10 positive stories within the campaign period

  4. 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

Dear Friend,

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 2020 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! Take 3 min & share your story @GreatNonprofits to help us get Top-Rated https://greatnonprofits.org/write-a-review

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.



3. Show Off Your Top-Rated Status

All 2020 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

• newsletters

• organization webpage

• donation page

• email signature

• social media

• display it in your office


Gather Stories

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

Gain Exposure

to Media and Potential Investors

Winning nonprofits get added to the coveted GreatNonprofits 2020 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


Amplify Impact

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.


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