Extraordinary Kindness Websites and Programs

The internet provides a wealth of resources on kindness research and programs.  On the sites listed below, you can find everything from broad studies and research to more practical applications such as a kindness activity calendar.  These are some of my favorites, but please let me know if you have any suggestions.

Extraordinary Kindness Websites and Programs


Volunteering in your community is a win for all involved – you can read why in this post.  This organization makes it easy to find out how you can get involved in your neighborhood.


Using science to unlock the power and potential of humanity’s greatest asset: kindness.”  I admire this organization’s commitment to scientifically researching and proving the benefits of kindness.


Houston Kraft and the CharacterStrong team builds curriculums and trainings for social-emotional skills and leadership in schools.


An incredible resource of free content that promotes kindness towards others.


Dr. David Hamilton uses approachable language to explain the scientific benefits of kindness.  And I love his videos!  His enthusiasm makes me smile.


Have you ever wanted to help but you just don’t know how?  This site makes finding volunteering experiences accessible, providing a way to create purpose and connection in your life.


The Greater Good Science Center is a treasure trove of research, articles, trainings, newsletters and more!  Their mission is to shift society to be kinder and more compassionate and gives you the research and tools to make it happen.


This organization helps provide books for young readers – when the positive impact is greatest.  Reading changes lives.


A succinct and powerful challenge to be kinder in life.


An online space to practice small acts of kindness.  With 21 day challenges, a newsletter, stories about kindness and more – it’s a great place to visit for inspiration and ideas on kindness.