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MIND Research Institute Named “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 4, 2020MIND Research Institute (MIND) announced today it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

MIND is a social impact organization specializing in neuroscience and education research. They are the creators of ST Math®, a PreK-8 visual instructional program that leverages the brain's innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability to solve mathematical problems. ST Math’s unique, patented approach provides students with equitable access to learning through challenging puzzles, non-routine problem solving, and informative feedback. The program is used by over 1.34 million students across all 50 states.

“We are proud to be named a 2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” said Brett Woudenberg, CEO of MIND. “It is an honor to be recognized, once again, by our amazingly supportive partners and volunteers. Thank you to GreatNonprofits for highlighting our mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems.”

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the rating and number of reviews that MIND received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. 

“I can't say enough about MIND and the important work that it does,” wrote one of MIND’s supporters. “During the COVID outbreak, they made their flagship program completely free for families and schools, they're constantly breaking barriers to create free learning materials for students, and I truly believe that they live their core mission statement.”

“MIND Research Institute is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support they receive, as shown by the many outstanding reviews they have received from people who have direct experience working with MIND.” 

GreatNonprofits is the leading website where people share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.6 million charities and nonprofits. The GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards are the only awards for nonprofits determined by those who have direct experience with the charities – as donors, volunteers and recipients of aid.  

The complete list of 2020 Top Rated Nonprofits can be found at: 

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About MIND Research Institute
MIND Research Institute is a neuroscience and education social impact organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world’s most challenging problems. MIND is the creator of ST Math®, a PreK-8 visual instructional program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving. MIND has also developed programs under MathMINDs to provide students, teachers, and families dynamic ways to actively engage with math and to close the experience gap for all learners. MathMINDs includes Family Nights, the national K-12 Game-a-thon, and MathMINDs Games. For more information, visit

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For more information contact:
Kelsey Skaggs
MIND Research Institute 

Perla Ni
Great Nonprofits

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