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The Good People Fund

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Services, International, International Development, Personal Social Services, Philanthropy

Mission: The Good People Fund searches for and supports people who work quietly and diligently, often below the radar screen and with shoe-string budgets, to better our world in untold numbers of ways. It is to these people, small entities or individuals whose efforts don’t benefit from glossy brochures or promotions, or help from adequate staff or large organizational structures, that we direct our attention. Their success is our mission — by making them and their work visible and viable to others who will provide needed funding through tzedakah that is given in a cost-effective and meaningful way.

Geographic areas served: US and Israel

Programs: The good people fund was formed for charitable and educational purposes, providing both financial and operational support to small grass-roots programs in the united states and in israel. These programs are devoted to serving others in need. The good people fund assists programs to become sustainable and independent, and to advise individuals, students, teachers and donees ways to improve and maximize the use of financial and other resources and how to utilize other peoples talents on behalf of repairing the world.

provides charitable and educational assistance to those that better our world in numerous ways by providing both financial and operational support to small, low-overhead grass-roots programs and organizations that generally "fly below the radar screen" who are devoted to serving others in need in both the united states and israel. Common to all is the presence of an individual or small group who have recognized a problem and have dedicated themselves to resolving it.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

The Good People Fund has been instrumental in helping Refa'enu-- which addresses mood disorders in the Jewish communtiy-- to gain not just financial backing, but general visibility as well, so that we can publicize and spread the word about our work. Their constructive advice and feedback has been invaluable.

- Dena Cohen, Executive Director

Board Member

Rating: 5

Creating Connected Communities is so grateful to be a recipient of The Good People Fund's generosity. For the past two years, this fund has supported our efforts to provide life-enhancing programs for underserved children by empowering teens to become engaged community leaders. With their help, we have been able to expand our programs, add additional programs to our calendar, and meet the growing need for our work in Atlanta, GA. We are so grateful for their support and the personal relationships they build with their grantees. We really feel that they understand what CCC does and where their dollars will make the most impact.