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A Discussion on Measuring Impact

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When it comes to working with funders and corporate partners, nonprofits serve two masters: (1) the programmatic imperatives and (2) what the funder wants or is trying to accomplish.  For nonprofits, which is the master best served? And is there a model to fund the review of nonprofit programs to get the impact measures that both nonprofits and companies seek?

Cross-Cultural Solutions Connects Lilly Volunteers

By David Marbaugh

Today’s guest blog comes from Steve Rosenthal, founder of Cross-Cultural Solutions.  Cross-Cultural Solutions is Lilly’s primary partner for Connecting Hearts Abroad, a global employee volunteer program introduced by Lilly in 2011.

The Great Invisible Wins Environment Award At Full Frame Documentary Film Festival!


'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

Find out more about the fim here. 


'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

Find out more about the fim here. 

Toyota Continues to Drive Higher Education

21 Asian Pacific Islander (API) Students Awarded Scholarships
Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The rising cost of higher education is a growing concern among high school students as they prepare for college entry in the fall.  In order to alleviate some of the worry, Toyota awarded tuition support to 21 college-bound Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from southern California, whose studies focus heavily on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  

Thanks for Helping Us Show Teacher Appreciation Through DonorsChoose!


By Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re reminded of the incredible contributions teachers make to our children throughout their lives that, in turn, shape our country’s future. I know that I had many teachers who made a tremendous impact on my life, and helped get me to where I am today. Specifically, Mrs. Innis from 6th grade encouraged my passion for writing through her creative storytelling assignments that involved world travels and current events.

European Brand Data Revealed in Newly Redesigned SPONSORIUM Report

Community Investment and Sponsorship Data Aggregated from Software Used by Hundreds of Brands
Press Release

MONTREAL, May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The number of Community Investment activities tracked and managed by European brands increased 24% during the last year. That is a substantial increase yet the corporate market will continue to expand its focus on the philanthropic engagement. This glaring statistic is just one of the highlights uncovered in the latest, and freshly redesigned, SPONSORIUM Report.

AECOM’s John Daza Receives ACE Exemplary Mentor Award

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that John Daza, PE, project manager, transportation, has received a 2014 ACE Exemplary Mentor Award, sponsored by McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record magazine.

Employee Expectations & Challenges of Employee Engagement


What are the best ways for companies to engage employees in giving through the workplace?

Taking it all in -- GSK’s new Partnership with the Barnes Foundation is smART


3, 2, 1… exhale. That’s not only how I start my yoga classes but also how I started my day on Wednesday -- my first day working with the Communications team at GSK. Though I’ve worked at GSK for a few years in another group, I officially join the team as GSK’s Digital Media and Community Partnerships Manager in a few weeks.

Vigilant Global sponsors 2014 TEDx Concordia


Vigilant Global is once again sponsoring TEDx Concordia. The event is set to take place at the university’s downtown campus at the D.B. Clarke Theatre on Saturday May 3rd. This year’s theme is Building Blocks – what we build, builds us.

The company has a long history of sponsoring TEDx events in Montreal because it believes in inspiring conversation that give birth to ingenious ideas whose aims are to fundamentally change the way people think about the ordinary.


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