About Us


Publication: 2014-01-19



Name:Random Acts of Kindness Foundation


Established in 1995 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a resource for people committed to spreading kindness. We provide a wide variety of materials on our website, including ideas for kind actions, ideas for educators and schools, activities and lesson plans, inspirational quotations, videos and workplace resources -- all free of charge. The Foundation is privately held and funded. We accept no donations, grants or membership dues. We do not provide financial assistance to individuals or organizations. The Foundation has no religious or organizational affiliations; we encourage the practice of kindness in all sectors of society.


  • Random Acts of Kindness MembersAll who join can participate in and contribute to a thriving movement where members engaged in thinking, doing and sharing kindness are changing the world... As people from different cultures and from all walks of life join to spread kindness, they are creating a powerful, synergistic action throughout the world. Please join us in bringing kindness and compassion to our local and global communities!

  • World Kindness MovementThe Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is the United States delegate to the World Kindness Movement. People in participating nations promote kindness within their countries' borders and are creating a global network of kindness and compassion.

  • EducatorsVisit our Educator Resources section to download exciting lesson plans based on real-life actions by community leaders. Our "Quick Start" feature puts lesson plans and student activities in your hands instantly.