what: perhaps the most comprehensive directory of nonprofit and volunteering resources on the Web.
The best parts: You can receive daily alerts and information about jobs and internships in the nonprofit sector that are posted on the site, check out volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, or search a database of 18,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 130 countries.
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What you should know: Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization based in New York that promotes the sharing of ideas, information, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free, dignified, and productive lives.
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