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Noteworthy News in Skills-Based Volunteerism

by Lauren Chasanoff
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Summer is finally here and the team at Common Impact is excited to start your beach reading list with the latest and greatest in research, reports, and reflections on skills-based volunteerism.

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Summer is finally here and the team at Common Impact is excited to start your beach reading list with the latest and greatest in research, reports, and reflections on skills-based volunteerism.

The Untapped Potential of Employee Volunteer Programs

by Danielle Holly
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We are at an exciting moment for employee engagement, with its untapped potential arguably larger than ever. Civic engagement is on the rise with volunteer platforms showing double to triple digit increases in engaged citizens. Millennials are maturing into leadership positions, enabling them to translate their appetite for purpose-driven work into everyday business practice.

Trends in Corporate Engagement: A Conversation with Jenny Lawson, President of Networks at Points of Light

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Jenny Lawson, president of Networks at Points of Light, about trends in corporate engagement.

Youth Voices Empowering Movements: A Conversation With Aria Finger, CEO of DoSomething.org

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, we talk with Aria Finger (@AriaIrene), CEO of DoSomething.org (@DoSomething). DoSomething.org started off as a small grassroots organization and has grown to a “tech-company” style nonprofit that now reaches 5.5 million teens and young adults ages 13-25 in every part of the United States and 130+ countries around the world.

Blackbaud and Microsoft to Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Digitally Transform the Nonprofit Sector

Social good software leader Blackbaud bets big on Microsoft Azure as the two companies plan to go deeper on integrations, innovation and sector leadership to scale global good
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BALTIMORE, Md., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As part of bbcon 2017, Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), plan to expand their partnership in support of their mutual goals to digitally transform the nonprofit sector.

Aligning Employee's Passions and Business Objectives

Insider tips from Gary Levante, Assisant Vice President of Community Engagement at Berkshire Bank
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What’s the secret to keeping employees and shareholders happy? It lies at the point where your business objectives and employees’ passions intersect. Here’s what Gary Levante from Berkshire Bank had to say: “What gets me up every day is that I get to utilize my skill set and expertise to not only help a business succeed and return a higher value for our shareholders, but to also really help our communities.” Watch the short video to hear more about the secret sauce of corporate giving and CSR.

Disclaimer: Berkshire Bank has a financial relationship with MicroEdge + Blackbaud

Technology Adoption in the Philanthropic Sector: A Conversation with Lisa Pool, Executive Director of Technology Affinity Group (TAG)

A New Episode on the Champions for Social Good Podcast
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Lisa Pool, Executive Director of Technology Affinity Group (TAG), a non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector. Lisa delves into the current technology lag in the philanthropic sector and explains how TAG is working to increase the adoption of technology for foundations.

Social Innovation Summit Gathers Leading Decision-Makers to Catalyze Dynamic Partnerships That Maximize Social Impact

Speaker Highlights include executives from: Box, Uber, Pinterest, Splunk, eBay, AOL, Electronic Arts, PwC, DonorsChoose.org, The White House, Kauffman Foundation
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Redwood City, Calif., November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Social Innovation Summit, an invitation-only gathering of social impact leaders and world-changers, has announced a roster of powerful voices that will anchor two days of collaborative discourse to shape a more positive future.

Champions for Social Good Podcast Episode 3: Empowering Leaders to Make a Difference

A Conversation with Mark Monchek of Opportunity Lab
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Mark Monchek, Chief Opportunity Officer at Opportunity Lab, about Opportunity Lab’s approach to empowering conscious leaders to make a difference in the world.

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