Grants, Matches, Impact!

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Grants, Matches, Impact!

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Rethink unused #grant budgets to boost #EmployeeEngagement. Here's how: | via @Benevity

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:50pm

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 dollars generates huge impact (in fact, employees are twice as likely to donate when their companies offer a donation matching program). At the same time, many companies also provide grants to charities they have chosen to partner with. And while grantmaking and employee giving programs often operate independently, having both to choose from is actually a terrific opportunity to leverage the company’s budget and enhance its brand, culture and social impact.

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Casey Brennan
Keywords: Philanthropy | Bloggers | Cause Marketing | Corporate Social Responsibility | Employee Engagment | Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Grantmaking | Human Resources | Money | People | Social Actions