North Mankato, Minn. (November 29, 2022) — The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), a nonprofit dedicated to breaking down educational barriers through live interactive virtual learning , announced today they have been honored with a prestigious 2022 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits. This is the only people’s choice award where members, donors, and people served by nonprofits are asked to share stories of inspiration, express their appreciation, and potentially help nonprofits earn a spot on the prestigious GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Nonprofits List.

“We are honored to be named a Top-Rated 2022 Nonprofit,” said Glenn Morris, executive director of  CILC. “We are proud of our accomplishments and grateful to the  Rangers from the National Parks Foundation, among others who shared their experience working with us to design interactive virtual learning experiences. The Top-Rated Non-profit award was based on the large number of positive reviews CILC received- reviews written by members, Content Providers, donors, and patrons.”

For a complete list of the reviews CILC received, please visit 

While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, CILC was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, they’ve been added to GreatNonprofits #GivingTuesday Giving Guide–an interactive guide to top nonprofits. 

“Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “People with direct CILC experiences have voted that the organization is making a real difference to help children stay connected to learning in and out of the classroom.” 

Being on the Top-Rated list gives nonprofits more exposure and trust with current members and potential donors and validates that CILC is a credible organization. The reviews by CILC Members, Content Providers, Donors, Patrons, and more show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is a form of recognition by the community. 

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About The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration

The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting learners to unique cultural learning experiences through interactive virtual field trips with experts from treasured museums, zoos, aquariums, science centers, National Parks, and more. Founded in 1994, CILC has been credited as an innovative leader in the field of distance learning before “remote learning” and “virtual field trips” were catchphrases. Over the years, CILC has developed hundreds of partnerships with renowned cultural organizations, delivered 113,000 global programs to over 3.5 million learners worldwide. CILC is committed to changing lives by making learning accessible, regardless of physical location or financial means. For more information about CILC, please visit