workplace giving

America’s Charities Welcomes New Board Directors

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members and two re-elected members to its Board of Directors. 

JK Group Explores the Keys to Successful Long-Term Giving Programs in New White Paper

Company Offers Actionable Tips to Create Sustainable Giving Campaigns that Drive Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction
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PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the availability of its newest complimentary white paper, “Managing a Successful Long-Term Giving Program.” As effective social responsibility programs continue to be a major factor in driving employee engagement, JK Group’s latest white paper provides useful ad

Four Workplace Giving Myths

By Charisse Browner

I had a conversation with a family member recently when asking him if he "gives at the office." He stated that he does not participate in their company's workplace giving program. When I asked why, he explained, "My small dollars won't make a difference and besides, we can't select the charity we want to give to." I gave him some advice to take back to his employer that will hopefully change their outlook on their program.

What to do When Your Corporate-Nonprofit Relationship Just Isn't Working

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So what do you do when your corporate-nonprofit relationship isn't working?  Perhaps you were overcommitting or they were overcommitting and certain deliverables aren't being delivered, or aren't what you expected.  Or maybe this is one of those "learn and build" situations where you learn this lesson and use it to improve your relationship moving forward.  Or maybe, it's just not a good fit and both parties need to stop forcing the relationship.

Validating Charities Through Donor Reviews

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Perla Ni is CEO and Founder of, the largest nonprofit review site (think Yelp for nonprofits). Donors and investors want to know that their money is put to good use. But simply measuring overhead ratios does not give the full story.  Instead you need to understand the impact on the ground the nonprofit is making; and that you can get from a holistic 360 view that GreatNonprofits allows for this 360 feedback in the form of constituent reviews because often the person receiving the service is best able to relay impact. 

Marketing Charity Strategic Plans to Corporations

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Nonprofits need to have a strategic plan and, more than ever, need to share and market that strategic plan with potential corporate funders and partners. If you have a strategic plan, don't put it on the shelf - market it! 

Employee Engagement Incentives and Results

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At what point should companies expect to see employee engagement levels increase and what incentives work best to achieve successful results?

“That’s The Way We’ve Always Done It”: Moving Workplace Giving From Okay to Great


I tripped over a little quote the other day that got me thinking (sadly I never stop!) about the landscape of workplace giving programs:

“The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions” – Ellen Glasgow

How Do We Solve the Obvious Gap Between What Companies Offer and What Charities Need?


Tom Watson, President and Founder of CauseWired and a Forbes Contributor, was a panelist at America’s Charities annual Giving Under The Influence symposium last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 

Nonprofit Impact & Effectiveness

A discussion from the nonprofit and corporate perspective.
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On April 24, 2014, America's Charities held its annual Giving Under The Influence symposium at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  


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