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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...

Can Increasing Your CSR Initiatives Increase Employee Engagement?

CSR Initiatives Increase Employee Engagement

The term employee engagement relates to the level of an employee’s commitment and connection to an organization.¹ And although an increasing number of organizations understand the value of engagement, a Gallup survey found that only 34 percent of employees are actually engaged at work.² That means companies have only scratched the surface when it comes to unlocking the full potential of...

Introducing Your Children to Your Family’s Charitable Initiatives: Extending the concept of “a family that plays together stays together” into philanthropy.

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Givinga is pleased to continue Expert Perspectives, a series of blog posts featuring one of our many partners on topics that are currently trending in the world of giving.  We’re proud to continue this initiative with Jocelyn Bishop.  Jocelyn is a philanthropic and nonprofit advisor who helps individuals and families make impactful contributions and nonprofits operate more successfully.  She has...

How to Create Employees as Brand Ambassadors

In 2018, your employees are ready to go the extra mile for the causes that they’re passionate about. Employees support organizations that balance the pursuit of profit with being a responsible corporate citizen. Companies have an opportunity to align with the personal and professional goals of their employees. Fortune 500 companies are leading the charge by creating structured programs...

When There’s No Price On Performance: Your CSR Investment

It’s no longer enough to simply do business as usual. Employees and consumers check out more than your product line when deciding whether to work for you or buy your goods. They also want to know your level of social commitment otherwise known as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): High-quality job candidates look for workplaces that reflect their own values, including those employers...

Expert Perspectives – Giving with Your Heart and Your Head

Season of Giving

Givinga is pleased to announce Expert Perspectives, a new series of blog posts featuring one of our many partners on topics that are currently trending in the world of giving.  We’re proud to launch this initiative with Jocelyn Bishop.  Jocelyn is a philanthropic and nonprofit advisor who helps individuals and families make impactful contributions and nonprofits operate more successfully. ...

Givinga Supports the Universal Deduction

Charitable giving is a critical part of the American fabric.  Helping each other, supporting our communities and giving to causes we care about is ingrained in our national identity.  Since 1917 the US tax code has encouraged charitable giving by allowing taxpayers to “write off” their gifts to charity.  While this charitable deduction is a powerful giving incentive, it unfortunately has only...

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