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Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Grant RFP for Projects Showing Measurable Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

How Employee Data Can Be Grantmaking's Most Valuable Resource

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the power of employee nominated grants
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It was a game-changing moment when Kathy Gu, Program Manager, Living Progress, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and her team discovered the power of an employee-nominated grants program. By leveraging the interests and existing passions of their employees, the company created a holistic grantmaking approach that not only supported the initiatives of the company, it enhanced the lives of their employees and boosted morale during a time of change and uncertainty.

The Humana Foundation Announces Strategic Community Investing Program for 2018

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March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc., is evolving its giving process to hone in on health-focused community investments. The new giving strategy will address the root causes of health issues, creating improved and sustained positive health outcomes, and will focus on eight Bold Goal communities. Bold Goal communities are places where Humana actively works with community partners to improve health 20 percent by 2020.

StubHub Launches Multi-Year Program to Support Music Education

Three-year commitment to include grant to provide $3MM in instrument donations from the StubHub Foundation, supporting the benefitting partner Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.
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StubHub, the world's largest event marketplace, announced today a three-year commitment to put over $3MM in instruments into at-risk public school music programs across the country, in partnership with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF).  The commitment is made possible by a grant from the StubHub Foundation, a corporate-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, that extends the existing four-year partnership with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. 

The Subaru Performance Community Is All In for Make-A-Wish®

by Michael Austin
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The passion that binds the Subaru performance community extends far beyond cars, mods and racing.

Benevity Acquires TrustCSR, UK-Based Corporate Social Responsibility Consultancy

Market-Leading Software Provider Expands International Footprint to Meet Growing Demand of Global Enterprises to Build Inclusive Workplace Cultures
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CALGARY, Canada, February 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces the acquisition of TrustCSR, a UK-based corporate social responsibility consultancy that serves enterprise clients, including Amazon, British Telecom, DHL, EE, Avanade, National Grid and Experian.

Caring About the Game

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“It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.” 

The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in.  It’s the game of business and what it takes to win in 2018.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2018 CommunityWINS Grant Program

$3 million commitment over the next three years will support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - January 25, 2018 – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced the 2018 CommunityWINS® grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in municipalities across the country.

Benevity and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Leading Provider of "Corporate Goodness" Software Set to Scale Globally
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CALGARY, AB, January 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., a global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company.

Advancing Your CSR Efforts in 2018: Start With These Great Reads

By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Associate Manager, Corporate Leadership
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This year, there have been more articles about the evolution and growth of CSR than anyone could read. On the first few days of 2018, I share here a few of the most thoughtful and important pieces I read from this past year. In total, they take only 45 minutes to read. In no particular order, here they are:

*What CSR Looks Like During a Trump Presidency (Fast Company, 4-min. read): https://goo.gl/q1fms9

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