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NCoC works with a number of partners in the civic engagement field. With shared missions and values, together we promote civic and history education, national and community service, and political involvement. Our partnership with ServiceNation helped launch the Serve America Act sponsored by Senators Kennedy and Hatch.

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AARPFor more than 50 years, AARP has been serving its members and creating positive social change.More Info
america speaks America SpeaksAmericaSpeaks takes pride in its reputation as an honest and neutral advocate for public participation. We play a unique role in the policymaking process by serving as a non-partisan convener of forums ...More Info
America’s Promise America’s PromiseBuilding on the legacy of our founder, General Colin Powell, we are the leader in forging a strong and effective partnership alliance committed to seeing that children experience the fundamental resources ...More Info
American Democracy ProjectThe American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. The project ...More Info
AshokaAshoka envisions an “Everyone A Changemaker” world.More Info
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationGuided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives.More Info
Business Civic Leadership Centerat U.S. Chamber of CommerceThe Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) addresses social issues that affect business, including corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, nonprofit and social service effectiveness, globalization, ...More Info
campaing for the civic mission of schools Campaign for the Civic Mission of SchoolsNCoC is proud to partner with the leading coalition committed to improving the quality and quantity of civic learning in American schools.More Info
Campus Compact Campus CompactOur job at Campus Compact is to educate college students to become active citizens who are well-equipped to develop creative solutions to society's most pressing issues. We turn students into citizensMore Info
Causes on FacebookCauses empowers anyone with a good idea or passion for change to impact the world. Using our platform, individuals mobilize their network of friends to grow lasting social and political movements.More Info
Center for Civic EducationThe Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation dedicated to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged ...More Info
Change.orgToday as citizens of the world, we face a daunting array of social and environmental problems ranging from health care and education to global warming and economic inequality.More Info
Citizenship CountsThe mission of Citizenship Counts is to educate students on the tenets of citizenship, inspire their pride in America and encourage them to participate in community service.More Info
City Year City YearCity Year was founded on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year’s vision is that one day a year of service will become an opportunity for and common expectation of every young ...More Info
Civic Enterprises Civic EnterprisesCivic Enterprises is a public policy firm that helps corporations, non-profits, foundations, universities and governments develop and spearhead innovative public policies to strengthen our communities ...More Info
Civic Voices Home Page Civic VoicesCivic Voices brings student voices from around the world into your classroom, gives your students a voice in global civic conversations and provides you with teaching tools to explore the intersection ...More Info
Close Up Close Up FoundationFormed in 1971, Close Up is a nonprofit that exists to educate and inspire young people to participate in our democracy.More Info
Committee Encouraging Corporate PhilanthropyThe Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy is the only international forum of business CEOs and chairpersons focused exclusively on corporate philanthropy. CECP’s mission is to lead the business ...More Info
Common Cause Common Cause is dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government that serves the public interest, and empowering ordinary people to make ...More Info
Common Sense CaliforniaThe purpose of Common Sense California (CSC) is to help solve California's public problems by promoting citizens' participation in governance. We work with city governments, school districts, regional ...More Info
CommonGood CareersThe mission of Commongood Careers is to enable innovative nonprofits to build strong organizations through the recruitment, retention and development of outstanding talent.More Info
Corporation for National and Community ServiceThe mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.More Info
Declare YourselfDeclare Yourself is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit campaign to empower and encourage every eligible 18-29 year-old in America to register and vote in local and national elections.More Info
demos DemosDemos is a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization. Headquartered in New York City, Demos works with advocates and policymakers around the country in pursuit of four overarching goals: ...More Info
eCitizenshipa project of the American Democracy ProjectThis three-year initiative is a partnership of AASCU and the Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University.More Info
everyday democracy Everyday DemocracyEveryday Democracy’s mission is to help communities develop their own ability to solve problems by exploring ways for all kinds of people to think, talk and work together to create change.More Info
First Amendment Schools First Amendment SchoolsFirst Amendment Schools: Educating for Freedom and Responsibility is a national reform initiative designed to transform how schools teach and practice the rights and responsibilities of citizenship that ...More Info
Generation WeGeneration We is a movement to create “globally responsible citizens” through social media and new technology resources.More Info
Global Health CorpsGlobal Health Corps (GHC) aims to mobilize a global community of young leaders to build a movement for health equity.More Info
Hands On Network Hands On NetworkHandsOn Network inspires, equips, and mobilizes people to take action that changes the world .More Info
HOPEHispanas Organized for Political Equality works to create a larger, more diverse corporate community that is concerned with the needs of of the Latin community.More Info
iCivicsiCivics (formerly Our Courts) is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy.More Info
Independent SectorIndependent Sector serves as the premier meeting ground for the leaders of America's charitable and philanthropic sector.More Info
IOP Institute of Politics at Harvard UniversityThe Institute of Politics' mission is to unite and engage students, particularly undergraduates, with academics, politicians, activists, and policymakers on a non-partisan basis and to stimulate and nurture ...More Info
John S. and James L. Knight FoundationWe are a national foundation with local roots. We choose, as the Knight brothers chose, to seek opportunities that can transform both communities and journalism, and help them reach their highest potential.More Info
Junior State of America and the Junior Statesmen Foundation (JSA)The mission of the Junior State of America and the Junior Statesmen Foundation (JSA) is to strengthen American democracy by educating and preparing high school students for life-long involvement and responsible ...More Info
Kids Voting Kids VotingA national leader in civic education, Kids Voting USAŽ (KVUSA) gets students involved and ready to be educated, engaged citizens. Students learn about democracy through a combination of classroom activities, ...More Info
KPMG LLPKPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International.”)More Info
LIFTLIFT is a growing movement to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in the United States. LIFT currently runs centers staffed by trained volunteers in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, ...More Info
McCormick FoundationOur mission is to advance the ideals of a free, democratic society by investing in our children, communities and country.More Info
Meet UpMeetup's mission is to revitalize local community and help people around the world self-organize.More Info
Mobilize.orgOur theory of change starts with the individual citizen identifying problems at the local, state and national levels.More Info
NCLC Logo National Center for Learning and CitizenshipNCLC provides information about service-learning through policy development, advocacy, leadership, networking; and by offering a variety of resources, technical assistance, and meetings.More Info
National Constitution CenterThe National Constitution Center is a non - profit organization dedicated to the increasing civic education and civic engagement.More Info
National History Day National History DayNational History Day, Inc. is an education organization that is transforming the way history is taught and learned.More Info
Partnership for Public Service Partnership for Public ServiceThe Partnership for Public Service works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.More Info
Personal Democracy ForumPersonal Democracy Forum work as a hub of information and discussion as technology and the Internet are changing democracy in America.More Info
Peter G. Peterson FoundationAll of us at the Foundation realize we are taking on a number of complex public-policy challenges that are of critical importance to the future of our country and our families.More Info
Philanthropy for Active Civic EngagementPACE’s mission is to inspire interest, understanding, and investment in civic engagement.More Info
Points of LightPoints of Light Institute ensures that there are volunteer and community participation opportunities for people throughout the country and increasingly, around the world.More Info
Public Agenda Public AgendaPublic Agenda is a unique research and civic engagement organization working to strengthen our democracy's capacity to tackle tough public policy issues.More Info
Service Nation Service NationServiceNation Is A Campaign For A New AmericaNCoC has played a significant role in ServiceNation as a member of the organizing, policy, and communications committees. The ServiceNation Summit and Presidential Candidate Forum was held on September ...More Info
SplashLifeSplashLife is for young people seeking to improve their own lives and the world around them.More Info
Street LawStreet Law is a nonprofit organization that creates classroom and community programs that teach people about law, democracy, and human rights worldwide.More Info
Strengthening our nations democracy Strengthening Our Nation’s DemocracyNCoC helped reconvene this conference, sponsored by Demos, Everyday Democracy and AmericaSpeaks, an event that was unique in bridging the gap that commonly separates the electoral reform, deliberative ...More Info
Sunlight FoundationThe Sunlight Foundation uses cutting-edge technology and ideas to make government transparent and accountable.More Info
Taproot FoundationThe Taproot Foundation has works to transform the nascent field of pro bono service into a national platform to leverage top talent in support of our communities' greatest needs.More Info
TargetThe National Conference on Citizenship is made possible with support from event sponsor Target. Target actively engages policymakers at all levels of government to collaborate on solutions for complex ...More Info
The Case FoundationThe National Conference on Citizenship is made possible with support from event sponsor the Case Foundation, which invests in people and ideas that can change the world.More Info
The George Washington University Graduate School of Political ManagementThe Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at The George Washington University seeks to improve politics by educating students and professionals in the tools, principles and values of participatory ...More Info
The Mission ContinuesThe Mission Continues was built on the belief that our returning wounded should be recognized not only for the sacrifices they have made, but for everything they have left to give.More Info
Saguaro Seminar The Saguaro SeminarThe Seminar's mission is both to improve social capital measurement and the availability of social capital data and to undertake analysis of building social capital in a changing environment -- in increasingly ...More Info
W. K. Kellogg FoundationThe W. K. Kellogg Foundation works for the betterment of children through creating real change and social transformations.More Info
Washington Center Washington CenterThe Washington Center provides diverse, highly motivated interns to thousands of organizations in government, business and the non-profit sector. They contribute significantly to their placements and often ...More Info
Youth Service America Youth Service AmericaYOUTH SERVICE AMERICA is a resource center that partners with thousands of organizations committed to increasing the quality and quantity of volunteer opportunities for young people, ages 5-25, to serve ...More Info

Civic Health Partners

NCoC Is Pleased To Work With These Research Partners

Focused on measuring, tracking, and promoting civic actions, attitudes, and behaviors, our research partners (together with our Civic Indicators Working Group) are instrumental in the creation of our ...
American Democracy Project in the Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Central OklahomaThe American Democracy Project in the Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to increasing student civic engagement, an essential component of transformative learning, ...More Info
Auburn UniversityAuburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science, and changing with the needs ...More Info
California ForwardCalifornia Forward's mission is to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more responsive, representative and cost-effective government.More Info
Carsey Institute At the University of New Hampshire The Carsey Institute conducts national and regional policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. We give policy makers and practitioners the timely, ...More Info
Center for Democracy and CitizenshipThe Center for Democracy and Citizenship works with a variety of organizations to work for civic engagement and increased public activism in democracy.More Info
Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s MontpelierThe Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to the study and teaching of founding principles and constitutional ideals.More Info
Center for the Future of ArizonaThe Center for the Future of Arizona is helping to shape and define Arizona’s future through an action-oriented agenda focused on issues and topics critical to the state.More Info
Center on Congress at Indiana UniversityLed by former U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton, the Center on Congress has decades of experience in how Congress works, in civic engagement, and in creating insightful resources for Americans of all ages.More Info
CIRCLECIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young AmericansMore Info
Citizens LeagueFor 60 years, the Citizens League has created common ground across parties and ideologies to solve some of the biggest challenges facing Minnesota. On issues like schools, taxes, transportation, health ...More Info
Colonial Williamsburg FoundationThe Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg, Virginia—the restored 18th-century capital of Britain’s largest, wealthiest, and ...More Info
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Secretary of State’s OfficeIn 2012, Alison Lundergan Grimes became Kentucky’s 76th Secretary of State.More Info
Corporation for National and Community ServiceThe mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.More Info
David Mathews CenterMore Info
everyday democracy Everyday DemocracyEveryday Democracy’s mission is to help communities develop their own ability to solve problems by exploring ways for all kinds of people to think, talk and work together to create change.More Info
Georgia Family Connection PartnershipGeorgia Family Connection Partnership envisions a Georgia where all children are healthy, ready to start school and do well when they get there, and where every family is stable and self-sufficient.More Info
Georgia ForwardGeorgiaForward works to engage civic, business, government and academic leaders.More Info
Harvard Institute of PoliticsA memorial to President Kennedy, The Institute of Politics' mission is to unite and engage students, particularly undergraduates, with academics, politicians, activists, and policymakers on a non-partisan ...More Info
Hoosier State Press Association FoundationThe HSPA Foundation exists to foster public understanding of the role of a free press in society, to increase public literacy, to enhance the ability of Indiana newspapers to fully educate and inform the ...More Info
Indiana Bar FoundationThe Indiana Bar Foundation (Foundation) is a charitable foundation dedicated to strengthening access to justice and appreciation for the rule of law in Indiana.More Info
Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility, Western Kentucky UniversityThe central mission of the ICSR is to develop WKU students' abilities to think critically , serve generously , and act responsibly .More Info
Mannakee Circle GroupThe Mannakee Circle Group helps organizations engage better with the public. Better engagement leads to smoother relations, more effective initiatives, and deeper impact. It comes from meeting people where ...More Info
McConnell Center, University of LouisvilleKentucky’s senior U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and the University of Louisville established the McConnell Center in 1991. McConnell, a 1964 graduate of the university, founded the Center based on ...More Info
McCormick FoundationOur mission is to advance the ideals of a free, democratic society by investing in our children, communities and country.More Info
Miami FoundationThe Miami Foundation works with all kinds of donors and helps them make their philanthropy more effective and more fun.More Info
Miami University Hamilton CampusMiami University Hamilton is an educational institution that seeks create “global citizens” through supportive campus support.More Info
Missouri State UniversityMissouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons.More Info
National Constitution CenterThe National Constitution Center is a non - profit organization dedicated to the increasing civic education and civic engagement.More Info
New York State Commission on National and Community ServiceThe New York State Commission on National and Community Service was established in 1994 by an Executive Order of the Governor, and administers programs funded by the National Community Service Trust Act ...More Info
North Carolina Civic Education ConsortiumThe North Carolina Civic Education Consortium works with schools, governments, and community organizations to prepare North Carolina's young people to be active, responsible citizens.More Info
Oklahoma Campus CompactOklahoma Campus Compact (OkCC) supports the civic purpose of higher education that includes developing students as citizens.More Info
Park University - Kansas CityPark University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal ...More Info
Sacramento State Center for California StudiesThe Center for California Studies is a public education unit that prepares students for life in an diverse society and work in a public policy and civically minded society.More Info
Seattle City ClubCityClub informs, connects and engages citizens to evaluate complex issues, make sound judgments and contribute to solutions that address issues vital to our region.More Info
Siena Research InstituteFounded in 1980 at Siena College in New York's Capital District, the Siena Research Institute (SRI) at Siena College conducts regional, statewide and national surveys on business, economic, political, ...More Info
St. Louis UniversitySaint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit university ranked among the top research institutions in the nation.More Info
The Democracy ImperativeThe Democratic Imperative is an important network, resource to individuals and institutions, and advocate for change in higher education.More Info
The Florida Joint Center for CitizenshipThe Florida Joint Center for Citizenship promotes the development of enlightened, responsible, and actively engaged citizens.More Info
University of AlabamaThe University of Alabama is an educational institution that seeks to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State through quality programs of teaching, research, and service.More Info
University of Central OklahomaThe University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens ...More Info
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