CategoryCorporate Giving

Can SMBs Afford Workplace Giving Software?

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Workplace giving is becoming an increasingly important differentiator for businesses of all sizes (especially SMBs, as we’ll dive into later on). Often woven into corporate responsibility (CR) or corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, workplace giving is one of the top methods businesses use to give back to their community. Workplace giving also has a strong influence on business...

How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

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In the last decade, corporate responsibility (CR) has become a buzzword in offices and boardrooms across the country, and rightly so. As modern workplace trends skew toward socially and environmentally conscious employees and consumers, businesses need to incorporate CR to be competitive. That’s led to over 92 percent of the world’s 250 biggest companies publishing corporate responsibility...

5 Features of Corporate Giving Platforms and How they Affect Business Performance

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been a necessary element of doing business for years. Large companies set up private foundations and giving programs, while small and medium sized companies fought to compete with more limited resources. But regardless of size, it’s been rare for companies to quantify their CR efforts by their effect on business performance. That’s becoming easier as more tools...

How Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

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Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs. But programs are almost always limited, with little to no employee engagement or metrics demonstrating ROI or business success. That’s changing, and will continue to shift in 2019. Corporate...

How Corporations Can Improve Workplace Giving without Increasing Administration

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Workplace giving initiatives are becoming both more important and more sophisticated. Changing employee attitudes and an increased emphasis on corporate responsibility has made workplace giving essential to business. A Glassdoor poll found that 75 percent of the workforce expects employers to support important initiatives in their communities.¹ Other corporate giving statistics on employee...

5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019

CORPORATE GIVING TRENDS

2018 has been a hallmark year for corporate giving. New records were set in ROI, donor advised funds (DAFs) and other areas as corporations addressed the rising importance of philanthropy in engaging employees, attracting talent, and building brands. Perhaps most importantly, technology has sped up the dissemination and adoption of emerging types of giving such as crowdfunding. As the importance...

Does Your Business Need a Custom Corporate Philanthropy Platform?

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In 1970, economist Milton Friedman famously used his New York Times article’s headline to quip that a business’s only social responsibility was to increase its profits.¹ While that may have been true in the 70s, it’s no longer true today. Society is shifting toward a more socially and environmentally responsible marketplace where both individuals and businesses are expected to make regular...

5 Corporate Philanthropy Examples to Inspire Your CSR Strategy

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Sixty-four percent of consumers are “extremely likely” to buy from a company that takes a stand on social issues. That’s part of the reason many companies are developing corporate social responsibility (CSR), strategies and integrating them into their overall business strategy. In addition to consumer and sales benefits, CSR (also known by the broader term, corporate responsibility, or CR)...

How to Get Your Employees Involved in Giving Tuesday Campaigns

Engage your employees in corporate Giving Tuesday campaigns.

Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday where nonprofits run fundraising campaigns to increase holiday donations. The event is only 6 years old, but it’s grown a lot in that time. In 2012, total contributions stood at just $12 million; by 2017, they reached $274 million.¹ The difference, an increase of 2,283 percent, is testament to a shift we’re seeing in society where...

5 Types of Corporate Giving that Position Companies as Valued Corporate Citizens

Become a values corporate citizen with these types of corporate giving.

Corporate citizenship delivers measurable business value when companies leverage their core competencies to address environmental, social, or governance issues. Corporate philanthropy benefits include increased employee engagement, higher brand awareness and reputation that increases sales, and even improved employee productivity. Strong corporate citizens build a strong level of trust with their...

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