corporate philanthropy

Driving a New Era of Community Investment:

How to create greater social impact through stakeholder input
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It’s no secret that corporate giving profoundly benefits both communities and business outcomes. What’s lesser known is that by giving your stakeholders — your employees, customers and partners — a say in how you direct your philanthropic dollars, your impact can go even deeper.

Stakeholder philanthropy is quickly gaining traction, and with it comes a new approach to corporate giving. In this webinar, you’ll learn how purpose-driven brands are involving more of their stakeholders in decisions over which causes receive funding and the difference it’s making.

Building Local Power Through Global Action

Lessons for the Corporate and Philanthropic Sectors
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FSG's Chirlie Felix, Gabriella Cova, and Maria Marta Habich recently attended the 2022 Devex World Conference. In their new blog, they share critical lessons for how everyone can help in building equitable systems in our changing global landscape.

Transforming Impact Through Meaningful Capacity Building

Join the 2021 U.S. Pro Bono Summit conversation by attending this virtual panel
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Thursday, September 30 at 1pm ET / 12pm CT / 11am MT / 10am PT

REGISTER HERE

All too often, “capacity building” is an umbrella term referring to generic support to increase organizational effectiveness, leading to confusion over what high-quality capacity building entails.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E18: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Reflecting on Service 20 Years After 9/11
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This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
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CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.

Innovating Together for a Brighter Future: Booz Allen Foundation Releases Annual Report, Announces New Executive Director

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The Booz Allen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to convening diverse stakeholders to solve complex social issues, is committed to addressing the world’s toughest problems—including a global pandemic.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E4: Jerome Tennille, Marriott International

Diversity, Equity, and the Future of Volunteering
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Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact & Volunteerism at Marriott International, joins host Danielle Holly for a dynamic conversation on the state of volunteering and employee engagement. Jerome shares how Marriott, a major figure in the hospitality industry that was hit so hard by COVID-19, has reimagined service for the current moment by taking it online, but also his perspective that the future of volunteering is not virtual.

Organizations Are Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice. What Comes Next Will Be Crucial.

By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
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Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.

We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Jerelyn Rodriguez, The Knowledge House

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Elizabeth Frederick, Avenues for Justice

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

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