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Inspiring Change: Sands Cares Accelerator Helps the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation Transform

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At the end of 2019, Sands will celebrate the first Sands Cares Accelerator graduate, when the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation (ICF) closes out its three-year membership in the program.

Through the Accelerator, Sands creates a deeper and longer-term engagement with nonprofit organizations the company believes have the potential to fast-track capabilities to greater impact on our community.  The company dedicates substantial resources to enable members to accelerate their ability to deliver on their mission.

At Davos 2020, Johnson & Johnson Steps Up Case for Investing in Frontline Health Workers With $250 Million Commitment

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At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Johnson & Johnson announced a $250 million commitment to frontline health workers through the company's recently established Center for Health Worker Innovation.

How One NGO Helps Farmers Use Mobile Phones to Invest in a Better Harvest

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This is the third article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series, click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

Encouraging Workplace Giving: 4 Best Practices for Companies

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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.

Impact Makers: Schneider Electric Foundation

Corporate Giving Powered by Employee Passions
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The Schneider Electric Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France) uses social innovation and community engagement to invest in education, reduce the energy gap, and increase sustainability awareness. The Foundation marked its 20th anniversary in 2018.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Learning Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service. After contributing 40 hours of Service Learning in a calendar year, VMware employees are eligible to recommend a VMware Foundation grant to their nonprofit of choice.

CNH Industrial: Investing in the Technicians of Tomorrow

CNH Industrial with “San Zeno” Salesian Institute create a new TechPro2 Laboratory to help educate students in the mechanical industry.
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CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), with its commercial vehicle brand IVECO and global powertrain brand FPT Industrial, in collaboration with the Salesian Institute "San Zeno" Launched the first TechPro2 (Technical Professional Program) program in Verona, Italy, focusing on training in mechanical industries.

Innovating Incredible: FrontDoor

Keeping the needs of nonprofits at the forefront.
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The vision for FrontDoor was born during the first-ever CyberGrants Nonprofit Council meeting in 2017. When asked what would be the most impactful thing that we could work on together in the next 12 months, those in attendance agreed that a single point of entry – i.e. a “front door for CyberGrants” – should make the biggest difference in a nonprofit’s daily activities.

IBMers Serving Others: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Tia Silas
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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?”

It is one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s most well known quotes and a guiding light for the volunteer activities that many in the United States take part in for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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