Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple instances of racial injustice, 51 percent more people donated through corporate purpose programs in 2020, with 41 percent more dollars per donation
CALGARY, Alberta, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that 51 percent more people donated through its platform from January through October 2020, giving 41 percent more dollars per donation, and culminating in an average of $64 per donation compared to $46 the year prior.
by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility
Each year roughly 1.6 million students from over 22,000 high schools across America enter the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall of their junior (third) year of high school by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting published participation requirements. The top 1.25% of test-takers become National Merit Semifinalists and roughly, 90% of the semifinalists become finalists.
Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility intern
ON Semiconductor promotes and is a proud supporter of inclusive higher education, as it helps develop the skills and talents of society. With greater knowledge and connections, college-educated citizens help contribute to a robust workforce and healthier community. However, a higher education and opportunity gap is evident in the United States, as low-income youth face greater difficulties in pursuing, financing and completing educational goals beyond high school.
Grants support local projects that benefit customers and communities
MADISON, Wis., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A total of 139 nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These fall cycle grants are supporting communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.
Whole Planet Foundation will expand poverty alleviation through microcredit
The Whole Foods Market Foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign last month to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join causes such as poverty alleviation in the United States and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation.
Shoppers and suppliers are alleviating poverty, improving children’s nutrition and expanding healthy food access and nutrition education.
Whole Foods Market's three philanthropic foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign in October to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers.
STEAM/STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Day, which falls annually on November 8, celebrates the importance of promoting these skills. These subjects inarguably advance society and STEAM/STEM programs promote fun and engaging ways for students to immerse themselves in these subjects.