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.
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.
You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve?
You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve? Identifying and tracking CRA service credits are often largely untapped opportunities for banks. That is particularly true if your bank has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs that also support your CRA efforts.
One of the greatest benefits of having a corporate volunteer program is that it engages the workforce by providing a meaningful and valuable experience that gives back to the world. In fact, a recent CECP study found the most socially involved companies had a minimum of 50% employee participation in CSR efforts!
How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes? Listen to learn more.
Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners, with expanded choices employees are looking for? Add to that, 84% of donors say they’re more likely to give if a match is offered, yet $5-$7 Billion in matching gift funds goes unclaimed every year.
Quick and easy ways to get your workforce behind the meaning of Memorial Day
Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the US military. Originating during the Civil War, Memorial Day was declared a federal holiday in 1971. While businesses across the nation are closed, giving their employees the three-day weekend start to summer, it doesn’t mean you can’t observe and incorporate this day into your total CSR strategy.
Takeaways from the Council on Foundations Leading Together Conference
At the recent Council on Foundations bi-annual conference, Leading Together, almost 1000 philanthropy leaders and business, government, and academia influencers gathered together to connect, share, and learn with one another.