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Top 4 Tips on Selecting a Corporate Philanthropy Specialist: Part 1 of 2

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(Summarized from our latest whitepaper on Best Practices for Selecting and Managing Corporate Philanthropy Specialists)

A good corporate philanthropy program can substantially improve employee morale and workplace pride, boost productivity, reduce HR costs, generate positive customer buzz, and drive top-line and bottom-line growth.

Deloitte’s “Predictions for 2014” report states that “responsible companies” had much higher levels of employee engagement, retention, customer service and profitability.

Why Workplace Giving Matters

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Regardless of how small or inexperienced your company might be when it comes to social responsibility and corporate philanthropy, your company and its employees have the power to easily impact social issues like education, human rights, hunger, poverty, medical research, animal rights, veteran services, disaster relief and health services.  And it's as simple as giving employees the opportunity to donate through workplace giving.

CureSearch Day 2014: Why We're Raising Awareness for Childhood Cancer & How You Can Get Involved

Accelerate the Search for a Cure to Childhood Cancer, Because Soon is Not Soon Enough
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Today, 42 parents will hear the words, “your child has cancer,” and one out of eight children will not survive.  While more than 40,000 children undergo cancer treatment each year, only two cancer medications have been specifically developed for children in the last twenty years.

America’s Charities Appoints Kimberly Young as Director, Business Development to Expand Washington Area Presence

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Washington, D.C., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ –America’s Charities has appointed Kimberly H. Young as Director, Business Development. Young joins America’s Charities from the Council on Foundations where she served as Director Corporate Services and Network Developer. 

Mythbusting in the Charitable Landscape

Part 1: Transaction Fees and Related Stuff
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Everyone talks about the transformative power of social enterprise – and they should. What doesn’t attract as much attention is the unglamorous but very necessary administrative side of the charitable world. In this blog series, we’re going to shed light on some rarely discussed challenges facing charities: the costs of donation processing, tax receipting, and the myth that 100% of your donation goes to the charity.

 

New Research: The Challenges and Solutions of Going Global

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This research focuses on the particular challenges of global engagement and the solutions companies are using in the real world to overcome or minimize these challenges.

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This research focuses on the particular challenges of global engagement and the solutions companies are using in the real world to overcome or minimize these challenges.

Looking for Partners to Collectively Raise Awareness About Childhood Cancer

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Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. Every day, 42 children are diagnosed with cancer and the average age of diagnosis is 6. Yet, in the last 20 years, only 2 cancer medications have been specifically developed to help these children.

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7 Ways to Leverage Your Company’s Social Responsibility Initiatives With #GivingTuesday

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Every company has different social responsibility (CSR) objectives, but the primary motive is the same: create a positive impact on society while doing business. This motive is right in line with the philosophy behind #GivingTuesday, a worldwide movement promoting giving, in which more than 10,000 organizations in 46 countries participated last year.

Regulatory Compliance for Corporate Philanthropy: Why, What, How?

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Over the years, corporate philanthropy has evolved from a series of disconnected individual acts to a vital strategic component of a company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) program… and has attracted increased regulatory scrutiny of the recipients of corporate largesse for links to international money laundering, organized crime, terrorism financing, financial mismanagement, fraud and related issues.

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