Beyond #GivingTuesday: How Your Donation Can Make an Even Bigger, Longer-Term Impact through Workplace Giving
Last year on #GivingTuesday, individuals, civic coalitions, nonprofits, schools, and businesses in all 50 states raised more than $380 million online in the United States alone. Not too shabby for a one-day fundraising event. But did you know donations made by employees through workplace giving campaigns generate more than $5 billion each year? That’s about 13 times more than what #GivingTuesday generates.
During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty!
During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty at national parks, monuments and historic sites across the US and Canada. For Clif Bar, running multiple service projects on one day across multiple sites, 25 sites with 475 people to be exact, was no small task.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency offering services in 21 counties and seven independent cities in northern and central Virginia that comprise the Diocese of Arlington. The mission of Catholic Charities is to serve the most vulnerable and poor of mind, body, and spirit by offering programs that help clients recognize their abilities, develop self-sufficiency, and maintain dignity. Regardless of faith, background, or circumstance, Catholic Charities helps ALL in need through a range of programs and services such as:
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is fighting for a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are truly equal -- from the board room to the homeroom, from the corner store to the ER, and in every single community we call home.
I have always counted myself lucky to be able to work in a field that directly impacts the lives of talented young people preparing themselves for a bright future. As a former president of an HBCU (Historically Black College or University), the majority of students whom I met were intent on creating a future for themselves and their families that brought economic stability.
The act of giving is simple, but does your employee personal giving process seem unnecessarily complex? You're not alone.
The act of giving is simple, but does your employee personal giving process seem unnecessarily complex?
You're not alone.
In its simplest form, employee giving is a linear process - an employee gives, a corporate process is engaged for a match, some magic happens around ensuring the money is going to an eligible organization, funds are disbursed, and good stuff happens!
In reality, we know it is often not that simple, and certainly not that efficient. It does not have to be this way.