The private, public, and social sectors have long been stuck on how to define the value of donated time – the inspirational stories and output reporting we’ve all relied on just don’t tell the whole story. Common Impact was ready for a better way, so we worked closely with the measurement experts at True Impact to move beyond outputs and look at the real value-add volunteerism – and in particular, skilled volunteerism – can deliver for communities.
Report, in partnership with True Impact, defines how to develop and measure high-leverage volunteer projects
BROOKLYN, N.Y., October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – New methods of measuring volunteerism can more accurately capture and strengthen the value of volunteer hours, according to a new report from Common Impact, a national nonprofit and leader in skills-based volunteerism.
ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020.
Report features trends, data and insights from the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States
ATLANTA, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/– Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, released The Civic 50 report featuring key trends, benchmarking data and insights from the 2019 honorees. The Civic 50 honorees are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of at least $1 billion, and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S.
In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and True Impact Founder & CEO Farron Levy talk about a vital, yet underutilized tool in the social impact sector: measurement. Farron provides actionable strategies to avoid being a prisoner to perfect measurement, like looking at "sufficiently good" information and using the best available data to inform decisions.
The Civic 50 honors Symantec for its commitment to and investment in communities
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 19, 2018/3BL Media/ – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The Civic 50 sets a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the communities in which they do business.
Taproot Foundation and True Impact, with support from Mastercard, demystify how to measure pro bono’s impact in a new paper released today in celebration of Pro Bono Week.
NEW YORK, October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Companies want to do good for their nonprofit partners through their pro bono programming. But, many companies know that they need an improved approach to social impact measurement to better assess the value of their services.
Annual Civic 50 Honors Companies and Identifies Trends
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – America’s largest corporations are increasingly turning good intentions into sound business practices. That’s the promising bottom-line from an analysis of the 2016 Civic 50, the annual Points of Light initiative that recognizes and honors the 50 most community-minded companies in America.
The Civic 50 at Points of Light is searching for corporate trailblazers that are improving communities and driving social impact. Is your company engaged in the communities where you do business? Are your purpose-driven employees volunteering? Are your brand values reflecting social commitment? Is your philanthropy aligned with your corporate culture?