Can you imagine…
A world without any compassion or integrity? A future where a person’s character doesn’t matter? We can’t.
Providing global leadership, voice and resources for developing character
What we do
We advocate for character
Character.org empowers people of all ages to practice and model core values that shape our hearts, minds, and choices.
We create and share character-inspired resources
Since 1993, Character.org has collaborated and partnered with schools, organizations, workplaces, communities, and families from all over the world.
We are the hub for all things character
Every year, Character.org inspires, recognizes, and celebrates thousands of people who are champions for character.
Schools of Character
Become a National School of Character
Character.org recognizes schools and districts that implement the rigorous standards of our 11 Principles Framework for Schools: A Guide to Cultivating a Culture of Character. Schools of Character serve as an exemplary model for all schools across the United States and around the world.
Young people reflect on their character journey
Holly Whisenant is a college student at the University of Tennessee who shares how developing a growth mindset became one of her character strengths.