When’s the last time you’ve taken action for a cause? This fall, take a walk or a bike ride with a new purpose in mind. Victoria’s Ride for Refuge happening late September is held by the Cridge Centre for the Family.
This month, literacy will be high on our social agenda. September is Literacy is Life Month in B.C. In the coming weeks, government, businesses and non-profits will work together to support literacy initiatives across the province.
This year, Lawn Summer Nights Victoria celebrated its fifth anniversary in style. Over four evenings of July, you could find costume-coordinated teams with their best lawn bowling skills in hand, ready to duel it out for the 2017 Victoria lawn bowling champion title.
As the seasons change pace you may find your daily routine sifting with the cooler weather, start of school or need to try something new. Here’s our seasonal round-up of fall fundraisers and events in Victoria that you won’t want to miss.
When it comes to corporate giving or community investing, it’s easy to get caught up in the spirit of giving and rush into projects with full enthusiasm. However, it’s best to take your time and be sure to take the appropriate steps necessary before entering a community partnership.
As an investor, the first thing that anyone wants is a return, and hopefully a healthy one. With the growth in popularity of socially responsible investing (SRI) over the last decade, this raises the question: How does one choose an investment to not only get a return, but to also do some good?
If you run a business, you may find yourself on the receiving end of more pleas for corporate donations than you can handle. While a passion for charity is a wonderful and important aspect of your company, not being able to manage corporate donation requests can be off-putting and can take away from the joy of giving.
It’s common for companies to outline having a corporate giving program as one of their strategic objectives, but developing the program often stays at a standstill. Many of the companies we talk to are interested in developing a program, but have yet to start. If a formal give back program doesn’t yet exist in your company, how do you know the best time to start one?