Connecting Hearts, Hands and Minds So That Every Community Thrives

Annual Results of Our National and Local Impact

Our Impact

Increasing chapters and members has elevated our power and presence, empowering our ability to help local communities thrive. See the impact created.

Our Programs

Our program pillars are philanthropy, leadership and culture. Experience the full array of their national and local effect as our members put them into action.

Our Purpose

Ever wondered about our roots, where and how we started this unique organization, or how we evolved over 96 years? Get the full picture and new insights.

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More States, More Chapters = More Impact!

  • 200,000

    Members & Alumnae

  • 287


  • 31


Increased Impact

Philanthropy is the active effort to promote human welfare. We are in service to hundreds of causes across the nation.

  • Over 2.7M

    Annual volunteer hours

  • Over $78M

    National Fiscal Impact

Top Areas of Impact

How We Invest

National Charity League invests the majority of its funding into chapter support. This in turn allows its membership to further support and positively impact their communities. We believe in good governance, ethical management practices and accountability. The following is a percentage breakdown of our functional expenses.

NCL is a nationally recognized organization with outstanding ratings.

Local Philanthropy Partners

We partner with over 6,000 charities in our immediate communities.

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2020 - 2021 Programs

We held over 60 national virtual events, which were enjoyed by over 1,500 attendees.

In addition to leadership training for our youngest members, this year’s programs included Around the World Online Travel Experiences, which virtually took NCL members from Krakow, Poland to Delhi, India.


Raising Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease
This year, we announced a new partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association aimed at educating and engaging our 200,000 members in local communities in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. Our partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association has brought some exciting opportunities for all of our members representing over $54,900 in volunteer time since the start of the partnership. 
Love Your Heart
This program brings lifesaving cardiovascular information to the public for the Go Red for Women Movement and Hands-Only CPR. This year our members devoted over $1,729,750 in volunteer time and to support the American Heart Association.


EmPOWERED Ticktockers
Our National Professional Leadership Initiative is designed to assist our organization’s collegiate members to become powerful catalysts in their communities.
COVID-19 Support Expansion
Operation Gratitude is our country’s largest volunteer non-profit for military, veterans, first responders, and now healthcare workers. Our members have proudly donated support to this non-profit for 13 years. This year, our members have donated thousands of hours representing over $1,662,000 in volunteer time.  
Kind Leaders Curriculum
The Kindness Campaign creates positive, accessible tools to build emotional health at home and in the classroom. Key topics include self-image, emotional awareness, inclusion, empathy and community. This year, our members have devoted over $451,200 in volunteer time to forward this cause.

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Gratitude to Our Donors & Sponsors

We are so grateful to our generous donors and sponsors! Your support helps our goal of promoting social responsibility, developing strong leaders and reaching more communities become a reality.

Silver Sponsor: National Panhellenic Conference

Made up of 26 women’s-only inter/national member organizations, the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) is the premier advocacy and support organization for the sorority experience. In collaboration with its 26 member organizations, NPC seeks to foster sorority communities committed to women’s empowerment and the development of young women who are engaged in their campuses and communities.

Silver Sponsor: Gramercy Gifts

Gramercy Gifts has been the official supplier of award and recognition charms for many years. They also proudly present porcelain china and crystal collections decorated with the official NCL, Inc. monogram logo, making them excellent awards and “Thank You” gifts.

A full list of our donors and sponsors can be viewed in the Support section of our website. Thank you!

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