Lilly gave more than $700 million in strategic charitable contributions in 2012 to help people living in impoverished communities, patients facing financial hardship, and families struggling to recover from natural disasters. This was an increase over the previous year, largely driven by an 18-percent jump in the number of people served through our U.S. patient-assistance programs.
Ever wondered if a foundation is the right move for your organization? Building off a recent exposé on athete-run foundations, Cone's own Social Impact expert, Erica Kendall, weighs in on why foundations fail and why they may not always be the best fit.
Brewster, Former Corporate Executive, Brings Senior Leadership Prespective; Coady, Authority on Corporate Community Engagement, Elevated to Executive Director Position
February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With the retirement of Charles H. Moore as Executive Director, CECP has announced, effective February 19, 2013, a new management alignment, appointing Daryl G. Brewster as Chief Executive Officer and Margaret Coady as Executive Director. CECP, founded in 1999, is an unprecedented lever for societal change used by the world’s leading CEOs.
How charities value non-cash gifts drew a good deal of attention in the press this year, and most of it was negative. Please join the nonprofit leader in corporate philanthropy as we explore the topic of in-kind valuation in this free webinar for both nonprofits and corporations.
And Why Do Many Programs Fail to Deliver the Desired Outcomes?
A few weeks ago, in our post, Houston, We Have a Problem, we discussed some of the challenges around the status quo of workplace giving and CSR programs. Next, let’s take a look at why companies have (or should have) a workplace giving program in the first place. Focusing the ‘why’ of your program in the right direction can benefit the desired outcomes so let’s start by reminding ourselves why these programs make sense. The answer is different if you’re an employer vs. a charity.
If we want to Make Goodness Matter (more) to companies, we have to first acknowledge that the status quo isn’t working that well.
We talk to many organizations and see many corporate and employee giving programs. Although there are lots of variations, there are also recurring problem themes and issues. Here are a few of the common things we hear: