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On Your Unique Passion for Service

GivingPoint believes students have the power to change the world through service.

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Students are able to explore their interests and learn what it truly means to give of their "time, talent, and treasure."

Students can also learn about the needs of their community, track hours and witness how their giving legacy is changing the world, get rewarded and recognized for doing great work.



Points are used to recognize students for the legacies they are building through civic engagement.

Students can earn points by completing service hours, participating in our online education platform, creating a profile, writing blogs, affiliating with a non-profit or organization and inviting friends to join


Volunteer Hours

Every volunteer hour is verified by the nonprofit being served or an affiliated organization working with a teenager.

The result is an authentic civic resume for students with real volunteer experience alongside safe and accurate hour tracking for organizations.


Total Community Impact

Using the volunteer community impact rate, GivingPoint users have made a significant contribution to their local communities during their volunteer and service-learning journeys. Best of all, the energy and imagination of youth continues to result in creating a more compassionate, connected, and socially responsible world.


GivingPoint is for Everyone

Students, parents, non-profits, schools, and anyone interested in improving their community can participate with GivingPoint.

Through a combination of innovative technology, social networking, meaningful service and hands-on training programs, GivingPoint helps youth discover their unique passion, fuel their spark, elevate their ideas and share their stories to create a better, more connected and socially responsible world.

Class of 2016

Get Your Senior Service Cords

GivingPoint uses Service Cords to recognize graduating seniors for their work in the community. Service cords are awarded to students who have gone to great lengths to meet a specific set of criteria to make a lasting volunteer impact in their communities. To earn a service cord, a student must meet all of the following of criteria:


Wednesday May 11, 2016

GivingPoint hosts successful Sparks Student Awards Ceremony



Ten months of workshops, hard work, perserverance, persistence, and more came to fruition at GivingPoint and the GivingPoint Institute's fifth annual Sparks Student Awards Ceremony on Read More


Apr 24, 2016

What I Learned From Volunteering

Back in 8th grade when I joined NCL, I had no idea what it meant to serve my community.  It wasn't until I had experienced the people from every single philanthropy, saw what they went through on a day to day basis, and learned how I could help them, that I truly understood what it meant to...