Spread Happiness

Spread Happiness

Host a screening, volunteer, donate a book – there are so many ways to get involved and spread the message of Project Happiness.
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Teach Happiness


Can you teach happiness? YES!
Project Happiness has curriculum available for grades K-12, plus an online course for colleges, universities, or anyone wanting to explore their own personal happiness. More.

Why Happiness


3.22 million kids, ages 7-17 were treated for depression in the past 5 years. This is more than double the number from the previous 5 years. Learn more.


We give 100% because YOU give 100%. At Project Happiness we make you this guarantee – 100% of your public donations goes to pay for Project Happiness programming. We feel so strongly about this promise that even the fees that credit card companies charge to process your donations get covered by our angel donors so that 100% of your public donations go to provide happiness to those in need.
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Our Reach

Project Happiness programs span the globe and are currently used by public and private schools, colleges , universities and NGO’s in 49 states and more than 55 countries. The film has been translated into Spanish, German, Korean, and Hindi and there are requests to expand that selection. Thanks to the generous support of Google for nonprofits, we are now able to provide a detailed view (including GPS coordinates) of every school and organization that has received free Project Happiness materials.
Learn more about our reach.

Latest Blog Posts

Project Happiness Announces Partnership with Kiwanis International to Prevent Bullying in Schools

Happiness can be the key to stopping bullies. Key Clubs (Kiwanis International) use Project Happiness to turn bullying upside down in schools. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 source: prweb.com Project Happiness has partnered with Kiwanis International to empower high school students to help prevent bullying in their schools and communities. Project Happiness employs neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness to give teens the tools they need to find and identify happiness. “Happier, more fulfilled, and more generous people are … Continue reading

Palo Alto Weekly – Got empathy?

Local creator of K-12 social-emotional curriculum in finals for ‘changemaker’ prize source: PaloAltoOnline by Chris Kenrick Can teaching kids empathy change the world? That’s the idea behind the $100,000 prizes offered this summer by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in partnership with Ashoka Changemakers, a group that tries to promote and connect social innovators from around the world. The competition offers four cash grants of $100,000 to Bay Area projects that “cultivate empathy skills to strengthen communities and to … Continue reading

Ashoka Changemakers – Project Happiness – Equipping Young People with Emotional Resilience, Self-Awareness, and Empathy

Posted on 7/18/14 by Kristie Wang source: Ashoka Changemakers Project Happiness (PH) teaches students the skills to build emotional resilience, self-awareness, and empathy. Informed by neuroscience, positive psychology, and mindfulness, PH “teaches kids to be happy and strong from the inside” and helps adults strengthen social and emotional skills as well, said founder Randy Taran. Project Happiness was selected as an Early Entry Prize Winner of the Building Vibrant Communities: Activating Empathy to Create Change competition. For more about how … Continue reading

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