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Nonprofit Program Hops the Pond, Launches in the U.K.

By Ramya Raghavan

Nonprofits & Activism

Thousands of nonprofit organizations have joined the YouTube Nonprofit Program since it was introduced in the United States last fall, and they've been using their channels to raise awareness about everything from education to climate change, animal welfare to poverty alleviation.

Today, we're pleased to announce the launch of the United Kingdom Nonprofit Program, which will provide U.K.-based nonprofit organizations who meet the acceptance criteria with benefits like increased branding and upload capacity, as well as the opportunity to be featured in the "promoted areas" of the site.

We're also extremely fortunate to have the help of five amazing nonprofit launch partners (Beatbullying, Disasters Emergency Committee, Friends of the Earth, Missing People, and WaterAid) who are sharing their expertise about how they use YouTube to promote their causes:

If you're a nonprofit organization based in the U.K., click here to find out more about the Nonprofit Program and to apply. And if you're a nonprofit who is headquartered outside the U.S. or U.K., we'll keep you posted as we expand the program to new corners of the world.


Ramya R.