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Putting Purpose into Action: Adding Value to Society

What if healthcare innovations could heal beyond the hospital and change communities?
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In fiscal year 2020 (FY20), we were powered by our purpose—proving that an enduring Mission can inspire new thinking and innovative ways to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend lives.

In the last year, we invested $2.3 billion in research and development and ran more than 270 clinical studies to engineer and test meaningful innovations that will make a difference to patients and healthcare systems globally. Our investment fuels a product pipeline that impacts more than two patients every second.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

You’ll learn:

Benevity Partners with Give Blck to Raise Visibility and Support for Black-founded Nonprofits Across the U.S.

Benevity to Highlight Give Blck Causes in Market-Leading Employee Engagement Solution, Spark
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that it has partnered with Give Blck, a new digital platform that raises visibility for Black-founded nonprofits across America.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 40 Community First Grants to Amplify Locally Led Healthy Food Access Solutions

$320,000 Invested in 33 Cities Spanning 21 States
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that it will award 40 Community First Grants this fall to nonprofit organizations in the U.S. 

The Foundation’s Community First Grants support community-led nonprofits with programs focused on creating long-term fresh, healthy food access and more equitable and sustainable local food systems. Each grant partner will receive $8,000 for a total investment of $320,000 by Whole Cities Foundation. 

Girl Rising & HP to Announce Final 15 Showcase Stories of My Story at International Day of the Girl Summit

Storytelling Challenge Honoring Change-makers and Storytellers Culminates in Globe-spanning Virtual International Day of the Girl Summit
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On October 10th, from 10 AM GMT- 10 PM GMT Girl Rising will host their first-ever International Day of the Girl Summit, a virtual event of expert-led panels, youth-led workshops, film screenings, performances, creativity sessions and inspiring messages – all to celebrate girls and their futures. Their headliners include David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Her Excellency Maria Leonor Robredo, Vice President of the Philippines, Melati & Isabel Wijsen among many others.

Inequity in the Nonprofit Funding Gap: How Strategic Pro Bono Can Help Counter Systemic Inequity

There is a funding gap in the nonprofit world—a gap that is deepened by systemic inequity, particularly for nonprofit leaders of color. Pro bono is one tool we can use to help bridge that gap.
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Register now to join us for our Pro Bono Week webinar Inequities in the Funding Gap (Tuesday, October 27, 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT), where we’ll explore systemic inequities in philanthropy and how strategic pro bono support can be used to counter them.

Giving Little Green Thumbs a Head Start: How the GroMoreGood Garden Grant Helped an Ohio School Flourish

By Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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In a normal school year, teachers play a critical role in keeping our kids curious, engaged and excited to learn. But this school year will be anything but normal. As schools throughout the country continue to balance remote learning with in-person classes, this already tough job has gotten even more difficult and more important than ever.  

[WEBINAR] Making a Business Case for Purpose

Guidance for building approval for your corporate purpose program
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Are you ready to embrace purpose?

[GUIDE] Roadmap to Results: A Corporate Funder's Guide to Impact

Get the Roadmap to a Results-Driven CSR Strategy
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As a corporate funder, how can you invest more strategically to meet your social and business goals? In this guide, Michelle DiSabato, Founder and President of Community Impact Consultants, Inc. walks you through a step-by-step approach to a more impactful and measurable action plan. 

HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

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  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

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