Your employees are asking you about giving back. Everywhere you look, you see your competitors doing it. From within, you have a true desire to improve the well-being of your community. At this point you may be asking yourself – should my company be giving back? In case you need more of a nudge to get started, here we are! Read on for the telltale signs you should be giving back.
Corporate giving is a rewarding experience for both your business and the non-profits you support. At HeartPress, we see many companies provide opportunities for charities to request donations, whether that be in-kind, financial, volunteer or pro-bono services. Unfortunately, these same companies often receive an overwhelming number of monthly donation requests.
Sound familiar? As much as you want to support the wonderful causes that are reaching out, it’s not always possible. Luckily, we have compiled a list of the best practices to ensure you’re able to experience the joy of giving.
Our new series Giving Stories features first-hand accounts of individuals and businesses that give back. Whether donating time, money, items or services, those featured in Giving Stories are making a difference in the world around us and deserve to be celebrated!
Each year, BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink writes a letter to the CEOs of all the companies that his firm invests in. BlackRock, an American global investment management firm manages $6.3 trillion of assets – the largest amount worldwide. His 2019 Letter to CEOs urges CEOs to focus on creating long-term, sustainable growth which BlackRock clients can rely upon when investing. How does he suggest doing this? CEOs must lead with purpose.
Employees increasingly expect their company to support them in giving back to the causes they care about. So, how do companies design an employee giving program that meets strategic business goals and ensures employees are engaged? One strategy that we love is to design an Individual Employee Volunteer Program.
This week’s Non-Profit Highlight celebrates the 100th anniversary of Junior Achievement BC (JABC)!
We spoke with the Director of Community Engagement of JABC, Cheryl Borgmann, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all.
Employees no longer see workplace volunteering as desirable, but as an expectation. The scope of causes employees support and the ways they want to give back are widening, from speaking out on Social Media to volunteering time on the weekend, to offering a pro-bono service to organizing team fundraising events. So too, must your business create an employee volunteer program to meet the changing needs of today’s modern workforce.
We are excited to feature the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society in this week’s Non-Profit Highlight.
We spoke with the Executive Director of the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society (NWPS), Kristine Krynitzki, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all.
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