A nonprofit mission statement describes the purpose of your organization and what you’re hoping to accomplish in an easily understandable way.
A good nonprofit mission statement should be a few sentences or less. It should also be written in a way that anyone can understand.
The average nonprofit mission statement was 18 words. The shortest was 2 words and the longest was 65 words.
How was this list compiled?
This list was compiled by analyzing the top 10,000 mission statements from the top nonprofits and selecting the top 500 statements that best represented specific causes or nonprofit types.
The statements were selected by a panel of experts who judged the statements on the following criteria: