When you want to donate to nonprofits, it’s tempting to go and volunteer in person. But the past year has taught us that there’s a lot of value in social distancing and virtual events. That’s led to a new possibility: using a virtual fundraiser and online fundraising to create the kind of impact you would […]
Volunteer programs are all about what you can do for people. But sometimes it’s not wrong to ask how volunteer work can improve your bottom line as well. After all, the more volunteer opportunities you create at work, the more you can do to help your local community. And that comes from understanding the innate
In cultivating a sense of belonging at work, it’s not enough to pay it lip service. You have to take action. But what does that look like in practice? “Company culture” can sound vague if you don’t have the tools necessary to build a more inclusive workplace. To help facilitate building that inclusive workplace, some
ERGs, or employee resource groups, are easy to define. These affinity groups consist of volunteer employees who get together to boost the professional development of minorities and underrepresented groups. The goal: to increase employee engagement and make people of all backgrounds feel comfortable and heard in their present position. The question isn’t whether it’s a
You might be familiar with the benefits of employee resource groups or ERGs. You know what they can do to aid in the professional development of underrepresented employees at your company. Finally, you know that being adequately armed with a mission statement and a clear set of goals can create development opportunities to make people
In building a successful company, one of the primary challenges one may face is the message and branding that their organization presents to consumers. Businesses are constantly in search of ways to present themselves as effective, meaningful, and oftentimes, ethical. For this reason, a certain expectation of doing good for the greater community is deemed
Employee donation matching is one of the most powerful ways to begin a new fundraising effort. Not only do you open up a new platform where employees can pick and choose their donations, but you promise to double the donation. Do that, and you’ll likely see charitable contributions at your company go way up.
About $5 billion in charitable donations go through the workplace every year. Have you ever wondered why some companies can squeeze every ounce of charitable engagement from employees? There’s a good chance that at the heart of most successful strategies, you’ll find a donation matching program at work. But what are these programs, and how