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GCFLearnFree Honored as a 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

GreatNonprofits Award Based on Positive Online Reviews

Raleigh, NC, May 31, 2014 --( GCFLearnFree has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, a provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” says Matt Robinson, director of distance learning for GCFLearnFree. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including our recent website redesign, the addition of our latest grammar and math tutorials, and the introduction of our GCF Projects mobile app.”

The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the number of positive reviews GCFLearnFree has received. People have posted their personal experiences with the nonprofit, including educators who use the online education provider’s original content for training and online learners themselves who have benefited from the organization’s offerings.

“Our organization utilizes GCFLearnFree in the computer classrooms at all of our Job Connection Centers across six counties, as well as in our specialized computer skills training program,” wrote one reviewer. “All of the instructors find it easy to use and have noted that the participants in the classes love it!”

“GCFLearnFree is an essential element of the services we provide to our communities. It’s one of the first things we teach people to do,” wrote another reviewer. “Often, people tell me how much they’d like to improve their computer skills. I can’t tell you how many people I’ve directed to this site.”

While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, GCFLearnFree was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, the organization has been added to the GreatNonprofits #GivingTuesdayGuide, an interactive guide to top nonprofits throughout the years that will be available to the public as the 2014 holiday season approaches.

“Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “People with direct experience with GCFLearnFree have voted that the organization is making a real difference.”

Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. Reviews by donors, volunteers, and online learners show on-the-ground results and help recognize organizations like GCFLearnFree as strong community resources.

About GCFLearnFree
Since 1999, GCFLearnFree has created and provided quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering more than 1,000 lessons to millions of people in more than 200 countries Absolutely Free, GCFLearnFree has become a worldwide leader in online education.

A program of the Goodwill Community Foundation ® and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC Inc. (GIENC), all ® educational content is designed and produced in the GCF Global Learning ® building in downtown Raleigh.

About GreatNonprofits
GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Review on the site influence 30 million donation decisions each year. For more information, visit
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