On March 8, #InternationalWomensDay, and throughout the month of March, Americans will celebrate the many achievements of women throughout history in art, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education. Women have contributed a lot to society, and we have made great strides in reducing the gender equity gap. However, we still have some barriers to overcome to ensure equal economic opportunities, educational equity, women’s health, and an end to gender-based violence.
By Jim Starr, America's Charities President and CEO
Every year, American employees give to causes they care about through their employers, resulting in $5 billion for the nonprofits who are tackling tough issues and improving the world around us. American generosity has always been incredible, and when the economy does well, charitable giving only grows.
Looking for a service project for your group or business? How about building a playground?
On May 22, 2019, PHILLIPS School ~ Laurel and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, in partnership with KaBOOM!, will build an amazing playground!
PHILLIPS is seeking about 100-150 volunteers to come out to build this kid-designed, community supported playground for the children and families who attend PHILLIPS School~Laurel, located in Laurel, Maryland.
With numerous donation methods, including check, credit card, and PayPal, and the emergence of new fundraising platforms like Facebook, GoFundMe, and Text2Give over the past decade, there’s no shortage of options for employers and their employees to support the communities in which they live and work. However, so many options can be overwhelming and confusing – to donors as well as the leaders tasked with coordinating their company’s employee giving and corporate philanthropy initiatives.
Cancer - we're all way too familiar with this scary word and have all been touched by this awful disease in one manner or another. But what exactly is it? Can it be prevented? What research and actions are being taken to treat and cure cancer?
42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.
For the past couple years, we've spoken about the changing dynamics of workplace giving over the last decade and how America’s Charities has embraced that evolution, taking proactive steps to guide our stakeholders into the new era. In 2017 and through 2018, we continued to test and refine new approaches that pave the way for others in our industry to follow - and our efforts have proven fruitful. We have succeeded in our ongoing commitment to bring more resources to the nonprofits changing our world.