CategoryCorporate Philanthropy

Does Your Business Need a Custom Corporate Philanthropy Platform?

givinga designs custom corporate philanthropy platforms

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

corporate philanthropy examples

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...

Are Employee Matching Gift Programs Really Engaging Your Staff?

Are employees engaging with your matching gift programs?

It’s common for companies with corporate philanthropy initiatives to have employee matching gifts programs. Organizations match their employees’ donations to charity to increase employee engagement, creating higher productivity and retention, and promoting their status as a socially responsible company. Some matching gift programs succeed in increasing employee engagement and making employees...

5 Corporate Philanthropy Benefits (and How You Can Achieve Them)

Corporate Philanthropy Benefits

Corporate philanthropy benefits not only the community but your company and its employees as well. And while that’s always been true, it’s even truer today. As society shifts toward more prominent social, environmental, and economic responsibility, the importance of corporate philanthropy has increased as well. It’s become essential to business success, bringing more benefits with a greater...

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