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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.

What Would You Do with 1 More Hour for #GivingTuesday?

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Calling all champions for social good: #GivingTuesday 2016 is finally here. Even if you haven’t done a lot to prepare ahead of time, taking a few small actions now could help make a bigger difference during this worldwide event. If you had one hour left to prepare, spend 90 seconds of that time with our quick guide for some last-minute inspiration.

No Time Left? Your Company Can Still Rock #GivingTuesday

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Get excited (if you aren’t already): #GivingTuesday 2016 is finally here. Even if your team hasn’t done much to prepare ahead of time, taking a few small actions now could help make a bigger difference during this global day of giving. If you have just one hour left to plan for the big day, spend 90 seconds of that time with our quick guide for some last-minute ideas and inspiration.

One Week Left to Maximize Your #GivingTuesday Impact!

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For more #GivingTuesday tips and how to maximize impact for your foundation, please visit https://www.givingtuesday.org/ and https://www.blackbaud.com/GivingTuesday

Please also visit The MicroEdge + Blackbaud Resource Hub for latest trends and insights for the social good community. 

What People Are Saying About Outcomes Measurement - Blackbaud Outcomes

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Blackbaud OutcomesTM is an impact investing and measurement solution brought to you by MicroEdge + Blackbaud that allows foundations and corporate giving organizations to track the impact of their grants using a standard results measurement taxonomy. Funders and grantees can now collaborate more efficiently and increase the results of their social impact investments. Cloud-based, this solution allows you to keep on top of the progress and status of your grants anytime, anywhere. 

Trends in Health Philanthropy: A Conversation with Faith Mitchell, CEO of Grantmakers in Health

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 Faith Mitchell (@GIHealth_CEO), President & CEO of Grantmakers In Health (@GIHealth), the professional association for health philanthropy.

Charlie Vanek and Joel Martins on Nonprofit Coach Radio Show with Ted Hart

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In the most recent episode on the Nonprofit Coach Radio Show, Ted Hart interviewed MicroEdge + Blacbaud's Charlie Vanek, VP Product Management and Joel Martins, VP Product Development, live from bbcon 2016! Joel and Ted discuss the value of cloud-based and configurable technology platforms, as well as the Blackbaud Outcomes solution that is helping organizations better track and measure their impact. Ted then talks with Charlie about the meaning behind the "ecosystem of good" and the role that foundations and corporations play in it 

Impact Crash Course: How to Advance Your Organization’s Outcomes Measurement Maturity

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Be honest: Is your impact story more about what your organization gave and funded rather than what changed because of your investment? In our latest paper, you’ll learn about our five stages of outcomes measurement maturity and what you can do to advance your organization’s ability to prove your impact to your internal and external stakeholders. You will walk away with:

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