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HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

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  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

Whole Kids Foundation Grants $33,000 to Young Entrepreneurs

Nonprofit Teams Up with Mikaila Ulmer and Other Teen Pioneers to Host Virtual Round Table for Business-minded Kids on October 3
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AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation unveiled the recipients of its first Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grants aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education. The two grant recipients received a combined total of $33,000 from the foundation to help grow their programs.

Navigating the Regulatory Compliance Landscape in Corporate Philanthropy

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There is a dizzying array of regulations in corporate philanthropy. How do you ensure you are compliant and avoid the risks that can diminish your philanthropy impact?

[GET THE GUIDE] Civic Engagement: Purpose Over Politics

3 ways any company can empower their people in the 2020 U.S. election
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Mixing business and politics doesn’t have to be risky if the goal is engagement and inclusion, not taking sides. Companies can be pro-people and pro-democracy without being partisan. And there’s nothing more democratic than engaging people in empowered ways that help them learn, stay informed, exercise their right to vote and take sustained action on the issues that matter to them.

This nonpartisan guide can help you empower your people to take civic action. Here’s what’s inside:

[WEBINAR] Making the Most of Your Annual Campaign in 2020

How to inspire engagement and drive impact in an unusual time
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With all of the change and disruption this year, CSR programs can be more impactful than ever. As your annual campaign plans begin to take shape, how can you channel the challenges of 2020 into fresh opportunities to build engagement and connection — and create real social impact — when it’s needed most?

Join Benevity's webinar on Sept. 24 to hear how TELUS and Genentech are turning a year of change into a year of impact. You’ll learn:

ON Semiconductor Grant Provides Sustainable STEAM Training to Educators

Written by Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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As Arizona schools begin the new school year, ON Semiconductor is here to help. Educators and students alike are facing new challenges on top of an already stressed education system. Faced with declining budgets, public school teachers in the United States spend, on average, nearly $480 a year out of their own pocket to pay for school supplies needed in their classrooms.

Truist Foundation and TechSoup Featured in Digital Infrastructure Roadmap for Nonprofit Partners

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As society continues to evolve, propelling social change requires an investment in digital resources and the capacity to effectively and efficiently deliver a mission with maximum impact.

TechSoup is a recipient of a Truist Cares* grant to extend digital capacity building of nonprofits.

What's Driving Change in Our Community Investment Programs?

4 Key Forces Driving the CSR Evolution
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  • What impact is our program having? 
  • What difference are we making in the community through our philanthropic efforts? 
  • Why does our organization give money away? 
  • How will that help our business? 

Here's How Benevity Helped State Auto's Program Flourish

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In this Q&A, find out how State Auto Insurance saw an increase in volunteering participation and giving after implementing Benevity. Plus, learn how they’ve been able to expand and grow their program with corporate matching, payroll giving deductions, user-created volunteer opportunities and more!

WATCH HOW STATE AUTO EXPANDED THEIR PROGRAM WITH BENEVITY

Here's How Benevity Helped Experian Ditch Spreadsheets & Reduce Admin Time

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In this Q&A video, Experian shares how they increased employee participation by engaging new people in their program after partnering with Benevity. Find out how they shifted away from managing their volunteering program with spreadsheets and stopped manually cutting their own checks to nonprofits.

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