Points of Light Releases "Civic Life Today: A look at American Civic Engagement amid a Global Pandemic

Published: 09/22/20

To best understand current perceptions of civic life and identify a path forward for businesses, nonprofits, and individuals, Points...

Points of Light Releases Call for 2021 Conference Proposals: Due October 16, 2020

Published: 09/21/20

The 2021 Conference will be held July 14-16 at the Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World, Florida.

VolunteerMatch launches Petition regarding CORPS Act

Published: 09/15/20

America Will Need Millions of Volunteers to Help Communities Recover COVID-19 has devastated communities across the country and...

VIS Presents 'First Light Facts', a Positive Way to Start Your Day

Published: 09/04/20

Get your day off to a positive start, four days a week, with a quick read that is entertaining, informative, and often both. (By “quick,”...

CCVA Welcomes New Executive Director

Published: 08/31/20


The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration is conducting a study on embracing and engaging older volunteers.

Published: 07/25/20

Using this information, MAVA will be creating a toolkit and trainings for nonprofit professionals.

AL!VE Publishes Updated Database of USA Local Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals

Published: 06/02/20

In partnership with Energize, Inc, an up to date directory of local associations is now available on the AL!VE website. To view and...

The Ellis Archive on the Professional Leadership of Volunteers Has Launched

Published: 06/16/20

The archive primarily consists of digitized documents from Susan J. Ellis' personal resource library.

New Site Created to Compare Volunteer Management Software Programs

Published: 06/09/20

Rob Jackson, Tobi Johnson, and Beth Steinhorn serve as consultants on rating software available and give insight on their tips to getting...

Energize creates COVID-19 Resource Page

Published: 03/16/20

Our thoughts are with every company and organization dealing with COVID-19 as information changes minute-to-minute. We are diligently...

Points of Light posts COVID-19 Action Plan

Published: 03/16/20

The health and safety of our team and partners is our top priority. As a global organization, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19...