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Nonprofits that receive 10 positive (4 stars or above) reviews and  maintain an overall positive average for the year will win a spot on the GreatNonprofits 2013 Top-Rated List!

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Dear Friend,
If you love our work then tell the world! You have an opportunity to help us make even more of a difference in our community. GreatNonprofits – a review site like TripAdvisor – is honoring highly reviewed nonprofits with their 2013 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for our work by posting a review of your experience with us? All reviews will be visible to potential donors and volunteers. It’s easy and only takes 3 minutes! Go to (link here) to get started!




Winners will be announced each month from April 1st to October 31st, and will get a 2013 Top-Rated nonprofit badge and be promoted by GreatNonprofits and our media partners! This year, we also have amazing prizes, like a trip to San Francisco to meet with potential funders, and thousands of dollar’s worth of online advertising.


Get on the Top-Rated List

Winning nonprofits get added to the GreatNonprofits 2013 Top-Rated List, distributed to media and corporate foundations nation-wide. Have you won in the past? Don’t miss the chance to get listed on the 2013 GreatNonprofits Hall of Fame! Past winners who win again in 2013 will be highlighted on a special page on in addition to being listed on the 2013 Top-Rated List.

I’ve been in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years and this is the first time I’ve had a tool like this at my disposal and I’m so glad that I do.” -Catherine Crystal Foster, Executive Director, Peninsula College Fund


Get Your Badge

All 2013 Top-Rated nonprofits will get a Top-Rated badge on their GreatNonprofits profile. This badge can also be used on your own website and marketing materials and will show in search results on

Get Great Reviews

Gather inspiring reviews from your volunteers, clients and donors. Share them with your staff and board and use them in your marketing materials.

Here is an example of how the IRC uses its reviews in its newsletters:

IRC is a top-rated nonprofit on

Here is an example from Northern Jaguar Project’s appeal letter:

Northern Jaguar Project - profiles on

Get your name out there and get noticed!

Winners will receive lots of tools to help them spread the word about this exclusive honor, including:

  • Press lists and sample press releases
  • Sample social media posts
  • A custom, printable certificate for your office and the chance to get custom stickers for marketing materials

Be among the elite!

Under 1% of nonprofits nation-wide have achieved Top-Rated status. Nonprofits like: