Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.
Aggressive multi-million dollar philanthropic effort led by a $2 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation and contributions by Ballmer Group and Center for Disaster Philanthropy
COLUMBIA, Md., May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Emergency Action for Resident and Partner Stability, a Covid-19 response program providing relief funding and assistance to nonprofits nationwide to ensure that individuals and families living in affordable housing communities can remain in their homes and access support, is launching today by
Commits Additional $4 Million to Community Nonprofits
DALLAS, May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank announces today that it has processed and submitted approximately 13,000 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications, all of which have been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Currently, the total loans expected to be funded stands at $4.1 billion, with 63 percent of loans being less than $100,000 and 56 percent of loans going to companies with fewer than 10 employees. Based on the applications received, this funding will impact approximately 250,000 employees.
Fighting to End Malaria and Strengthen Global Health Systems
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In recognition of World Malaria Day on April 25th, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly speaks with Margaret McDonnell, Executive Director of the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, the world’s largest and most powerful community of supporters and advocates committed to saving lives and defeating malaria.
VolunteerMatch Connect Mobilizes Volunteers, Support Nonprofit Sector in Response to Unprecedented Levels of Volunteer Cancellations
VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched VolunteerMatch Connect, a free product that enables everyone to turn their website into a volunteer action hub with a simple copy and paste code snippet.
Nominate your favorite nonprofit for their chance to attend Kindred 2020 for free!
February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Even as brands and CSR professionals step up their efforts on sustainability and purpose, they need the guidance and collaboration of nonprofits as experts in their fields. And as individual giving is on the decline, corporate partnerships are on the rise — and are necessary for mutual growth.
At Kindred 2020, nonprofits will have the opportunity to connect and forge new partnerships with brands, CSR professionals, and cultural leaders that align with their missions, and enable them to do more, faster — at a time when we urgently need it.
The United Way’s strength in workplace giving comes more from a push than a pull. Meaning, senior leaders are either members of United Way boards or they take official roles in fundraising or advocating for causes to which they have personal connections. This creates a strong push in corporate cultures to conform to the decision-making modelled by senior leaders. On the other hand, the employee choice enabled by technology platforms is a pull mechanism. It offers employees a broad array of choices to which they can give whenever they want.