by Whole Planet Foundation's Sandy Mariscal and Olivia Hayden
Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to benefit microentrep
More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.
By André Solórzano Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.
Given the rapidly changing state of the world during 2020, CECP took steps to ensure that Giving in Numbers data was supported with real-time insights by increasing the frequency of CECP Pulse Surveys.
New white paper by Engage for Good and Salesforce.org highlights actionable lessons for brands and nonprofit organizations
October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - There’s no shortage of pivots created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but one special category – purposeful pivots – stands above the rest.
A new white paper from Engage for Good and Salesforce.org tells the inspiring stories behind seven “purposeful pivots” and reveals the principles that brands can use to work smarter and adapt better during these challenging times.
What’s a “purposeful pivot”? Here are a few examples:
In this Q&A video, Experian shares how they increased employee participation by engaging new people in their program after partnering with Benevity. Find out how they shifted away from managing their volunteering program with spreadsheets and stopped manually cutting their own checks to nonprofits.
How to link social impact and business objectives — and get results you can measure
Community investment programs are created to make a difference, but how do you know if they’re succeeding? How do you define impact that you can measure, and how do you track program results against your social and business objectives?
Medtronic Foundation Commits to First-of-Its-Kind National Partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and to Minneapolis with Support of the Northside Achievement Zone, People’s Center Clinics & Services, Among Others
Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Janelle Woods-McNish, Director of Service and Giving at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and one of the newest members of Common Impact’s Board of Directors. Janelle leads Harvard Pilgrim’s employee giving and service initiatives across New England, the latter of which has an impressive volunteer participation rate of 96%.
Workplace giving is the starting point for building a generous, positive work environment. When you implement a comprehensive giving program, employees will naturally want to participate. Creating or revamping a program is only half the battle. As the excitement of a new program wears off (which it typically does), you might see a decrease in employee participation.