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How to Increase Employee Participation in Volunteer Programs

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized, I am somebody.” –Lily Tomlin One of the greatest benefits of having a corporate volunteer program is that it engages the workforce by providing a meaningful and...

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10 Lessons from Top Philanthropic Companies of 2015

We work with socially responsible companies every day. From those championing a volunteer program internally to those who match their employees’ giving to charity, we’ve seen so many incredible companies do great things for their employees, their communities and the...

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Dollars for Doers Program: What is it & Should You Invest?

A number of companies participate in a program that supports the giving of time by their employees commonly known as Dollars for Doers (D4D). There has been a lot of buzz in the marketplace of the value of this type of program and its benefits. What is a dollars for doers program? It’s an employee giving program in which...

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Balancing Pro Bono Volunteering Supply and Demand: How Corporations Can Help

Pro bono volunteering (definition - Pro bono volunteerism is the donation of professional services that utilize the professional and technical skills of the volunteer and for which the recipient nonprofit would otherwise have to pay) is a subset of the larger Skills-Based Volunteering, and one of the fastest growing employee engagement programs...

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How to Make #GivingTuesday Last All Year Long

The holiday season is in full swing. Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have all passed and, now, so has Giving Tuesday. Born out of a desire to capitalize on increased consumer buying power, Giving Tuesday is a global movement in its fourth year focused on encouraging people to give back to the community via donations, volunteering and other philanthropic ventures...

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Why We’re Challenging More Companies to #GivingTuesday

$50.9 billion. That’s the amount of money Americans spent in 2014 on Black Friday weekend. Only a small fraction of that spending was donated on

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Spread the Holiday Cheer with Employee Volunteer Programs

The benefits of starting a corporate volunteer program are myriad. It increases leadership skills in your core workforce, it attracts young talent and it generates goodwill among employees and consumers and potential clients, not to mention the community. What’s more...

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Holiday Giving Made Simple: A Checklist

As we approach the holidays, this is a great time to kick off a specialized giving program for your company or just simply getting engaged in new and different ways. Whether you choose to donate volunteer hours from your company’s...

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5 Stats Every Employer with Philanthropic Goals Should Know

Corporate responsibility can be shown through many styles and approaches. From friendly office contests to team outings, community involvement has impacted the way employees and applicants view companies. In fact, simply offering employee volunteering opportunities in the way of time...

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