The Greater Good begins with you!

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Greater Good is here for you. Please be there for us, too!

Make the world a kinder, happier place—and see your generosity matched dollar-for-dollar.

Now more than ever, the Greater Good Science Center wants to share its resources for kindness, connection, and resilience as widely as possible. And we can't do that without your help: Our work relies on the generosity of donors like you.

And this year, your generosity will go twice as far: Every donation we receive as part of this crowdfunding campaign will be doubled! Help us reach the ambitious $200,000 matching goal that our founding donors have generously set!

Studies show that trying research-tested positive practices measurably improves your well-being. The GGSC takes the best science, makes it interesting and useful, turns it into stories, and spreads it far and wide. Happiness and health ripple to homes, schools, and workplaces around the world. 

During this difficult year, if you've found our articles, videos, or Science of Happiness podcast or online courses helpful, we invite you to pay it forward. More Greater Good support means more science, turned into more resources, shared with more people, who benefit from more of all the good stuff of life: more joy, more connection, more mindfulness, more awe. 

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The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teachers skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. Since 2001, we have been at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the "science of a meaningful life." 

 

Our Work:

  • Equips individuals with research-based skills that improve their social and emotional well-being.
  • Brings a trusted, inclusive voice to the cultural conversation about compassion, connection, and happiness.
  • Empowers people to be agents of change in their own communities ad organizations, improving institutions from the inside out.

We thank you for joining and supporting our efforts to make the world—your world—a happier, healthier, better place!

Our way
of Thanking You

$25

Greater Good E-Newsletter

Become a Greater Good supporter and receive our weekly Greater Good Magazine newsletter.

12 of 5000 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$50

"Happy"-Level GGSC Membership

One-year memberships include premium access to the GGSC website, discounts on GGSC live and online events, discounts on books in-person, and other special invitations throughout the year.

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Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$100

"Delighted"-Level Membership

All of the above plus 50% off friends at one-day events and a 20% discount on the Greater Good Toolkit card box of positive practices.

12 of 500 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$250

Greater Good Toolkit

All of the above, plus the Greater Good Toolkit card box of positive practices, made by our partners at Holstee.

0 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$500

"Joyous" Membership & Toolkit

All of the above plus half off any GGSC 1-day event. (20% off multi-day events and conferences.)

2 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$1,000

"Ecstatic"-Level Membership

All of the above, plus get an "Ecstatic"-Level GGSC membership and be acknowledged in the GGSC Annual Report (optional). Also, attend a 1-day event for free or get 50% off multi-day events and conferences.

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Estimated Delivery: January 2021

$5,000

Lunch with Dacher!

All of the above, plus have lunch with GGSC founder Dacher Keltner in Berkeley, or with GGSC senior staff wherever you are.

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