Take a look at some recent exciting research around volunteering, including our very own. Read why volunteers are getting involved and about their experiences using the VolunteerMatch service. Also, take a look at some of the national reports on volunteering.
UnitedHealthcare® / VolunteerMatch Do Good Live Well Study
What are the physical and mental health benefits of volunteering? Are those who serve happier and healthier than those who don't? What are their attitudes toward workplace volunteering? In order to educate the public about volunteering and its associated benefits, UnitedHealthcare® partnered with VolunteerMatch to gather insights on the power of volunteering on personal well-being.
Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund Volunteerism and Charitable Giving in 2009
Americans who volunteer their time and skills to nonprofit organizations donate an average of 10 times more money to charity than people who don't volunteer, according to this study from Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund and VolunteerMatch.
VolunteerMatch 2006 User Feedback Study
Why are volunteers getting involved? How do they find opportunities? What are their experiences using the VolunteerMatch service? In partnership with Peter D. Hart Research Associates, we surveyed our volunteers and nonprofits and compiled the results.
National U.S. Volunteering Research
Research, trends and information around volunteering and civic engagement from the Corporation for National & Community Service.
Volunteer Growth in America: A Review of Trends Since 1974
The Corporation has produced a national report that for the first time tracks volunteering over a 30-year period. This historic survey illustrates how volunteering has rebounded.
Industry News and Updates
If you're looking for information about VolunteerMatch and the nonprofit sector, we have the materials to help. Take a look at our small, but helpful, library.