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Nominate A Cause To Be Part of The Great Hearts Community

The Great Hearts Initiatives Community® (Great Hearts) is a giving circle dedicated to bringing people together to take small actions for good. We're an online giving network making a real world difference. So far in 2018, we’ve helped over 350 causes and have taken over 125,000 actions for good.
Nominating a nonprofit cause to be part of Great Hearts is a way to support and promote causes you care about. Individuals that have signed up and are actively participating in Great Hearts may nominate nonprofit causes to be included and supported by our giving circle. All US-based 501(C)3 nonprofits that are in good standing are eligible to be considered.
If you are currently a Great Hearts member, nominate a cause below. If you are not a member, click here to join our community. There are no fees for participating.
Nominations are considered quarterly.

Benefits of Being a Part of the Great Hearts Community

Once nominated and reviewed through a due diligence process, an accepted nonprofit organization:
  • Receives a Great Hearts profile page on which the its mission, goals, key initiatives, and needs are featured.
  • Is eligible to participate in Great Hearts Awards. For this grant process, Great Hearts Community members vote for nonprofit(s) to be financially supported by our giving circle. Great Hearts Awards are held least once a month. The size of grants given are based on contributions to your giving circle and members voting via the award clicklet process.
  • May receive financial contributions from Great Hearts Community members. Although the Great Hearts Community is not a crowdfunding site, it does provide a good way for community members to financially give to your organization. All financial contributions that are generated via Great Hearts go directly to your nonprofit. No set up fees or administrative costs are taken out.

What Great Hearts Asks of Nonprofit Organization

We ask that organizations actively participate in Great Hearts Community activities by:
  • Completing an organizational profile.
  • Frequently updating the profile with the organization's programs, needs and events.
  • Encouraging volunteers, board members, staff and others to join. Your supporters will be able to help you during the Great Hearts Awards and social media events.
  • Sharing your social media resources (e.g. videos, online stories, resources) and, occasionally, using your network to communicate community messages. Doing so helps to build awareness of your organization as well as helps the Great Hearts Community.
  • Being supportive of our community guidelines so that Great Hearts can be a helpful, safe and inclusive place for inspiration, giving and connecting with people.
After being nominated and accepted, the nonprofit cause will be showcased so that Great Hearts Community members get to know and support the organization.

Barb Lorsbach
Co-Founder and CEO, Great Hearts Initiatives

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