Best Practices for Workplace and Employee Giving

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Best Practices for Workplace and Employee Giving

Corporate giving continues to evolve, and at Benevity we’re excited about everything that’s new: new ways for companies to give back and optimize the returns on their social investments, new opportunities for businesses to learn about the impacts nonprofits are making, and new approaches to getting people involved in Goodness Programs. This blog series digs into the latest trends in corporate giving, with plenty of best practices for creating workplace giving opportunities that engage employees and connect companies with their communities.

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How We Can Take #GivingTuesday to the Next Level
It’s likely that you – or at least your Twitter feed – noticed that yesterday was #GivingTuesday. This effort first took place in 2012 as a global day dedicated to sparking more generosity during the holiday season, on the heels of the consumption-focused events of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Over the past four years, #GivingTuesday has become a global movement that has...
Dec 3, 2015 3:00 PM ET
Grants, Matches, Impact!
In the ramp-up to the Fall giving season, one way that progressive CSR teams are creating more impact in their employee programs is by using their grant budgets. Here’s how:  "De-silo" your philanthropic budget to maximize impact A fundamental truth about fostering greater engagement in employee giving programs is that matching individual donations with company...
Oct 21, 2015 7:50 PM ET
From Boomers to Millennials: How to Design an Employee Giving Program that Engages All of Your People
Read the full article on Triple Pundit. By Bryan de Lottinville We’re approaching that time of year again, when charities start to make end-of-year fundraising asks, and employers launch what, for most, is their annual workplace giving campaign. Before you take that dusty giving campaign playbook...
Oct 16, 2015 3:30 PM ET
“That’s The Way We’ve Always Done It”: Moving Workplace Giving From Okay to Great
I tripped over a little quote the other day that got me thinking (sadly I never stop!) about the landscape of workplace giving programs: “The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions” – Ellen Glasgow Despite an increasingly changing landscape, a lot of WPG programs are in a bit of a rut. Most of...
May 12, 2014 11:00 AM ET
The Benevity Blueprint for Giving & Goodness Participation
The things that make a workplace giving program exciting and engaging for participants – choice, options, making a real difference, and the chance to have a little fun doing it all – also create greater impacts for the Causes you support. So give the people what they want! Here are 7 key things we've learned at Benevity about what makes for powerful engagement-focused Goodness Programs...
Apr 10, 2014 1:00 PM ET