Who We Are


Connect. Validate. Collaborate.


Our Mission


Connect the world's trusted nonprofits to help increase collaboration and to see better outcomes.


Better Connections.
Transparent Validations.
Improving Collaborations.

Our Vision

To provide an online platform where quality charities-
1)  are searchable by location and topic,
2)  show accountability, and
3)  can increase collaboration and access to other tools
to more effectively improve the world.

Realizing the full potential of the nonprofit sector
—by creating a database for universal access to nonprofit services, accountability in the nonprofit sector, and—
to drive a new era of connection and collaboration.


Timeline

How did WikiCharities come to be?

  • 2011

    2011

    Nonprofit started

    Given Tree Founded

    Angie Holzer founded Given Tree to help smaller nonprofits. 501c3 nonprofit status obtained in 2012.

  • 2012-18

    2012-18

    Improving Trust

    Nonprofit Certification Developed

    Given Tree supports smaller trusted nonprofits globally by providing resources, funding, and leading medical teams.

  • 2016

    2016

    WikiCharities.org

    WikiCharities Domain Purchased

    WikiCharities was started with the idea of supporting and expanding on Given Tree.

  • Jul
    2020

    Jul
    2020

    Our founder, Angie Holzer, completes her doctorate

    Research Completed

    Dr. Holzer's research focuses on ways to improve the nonprofit sector. WikiCharities was born.

  • Aug
    2020

    Aug
    2020

    Branding, logo and tagline established

    WikiCharities Grows

    WikiCharities.org starts to become real by establishing a branding guide, logo, tagline and a mission statement.

  • Nov
    2020

    Nov
    2020

    University interns join our team.

    Internship Program Launched

    University students from around the nation became a crucial part of building our business plan.

  • Jan
    2021

    Jan
    2021

    WikiCharities.org goes live

    Website Launched

    We launched the platform to illustrate our vision for potential investors.

  • Mar
    2021

    Mar
    2021

    1.7 million nonprofits uploaded

    Search Feature

    All U.S.-based nonprofits are uploaded and become searchable on WikiCharities.org by location.

  • Apr
    2021

    Apr
    2021

    Given Tree becomes WikiCharities

    Name Change

    WikiCharities takes Given Tree's certification and makes it a global validation.

  • Jun
    2021

    Jun
    2021

    WikiCharities Profile Page

    Claim Feature

    All nonprofits receive a FREE WikiCharities profile page, making their nonprofit searchable on our map by topic.

  • Aug
    2021

    Aug
    2021

    WikiCharities joins MBC program

    Launching Sustainability

    Dr. Angie Holzer invited to join other fellow innovators in taking companies to sustainability in 9 months.