corporate giving

Lilly Raised its Giving Last Year to Help More People


David Marbaugh

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.

Is a Foundation Right for You?


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.

CECP Announces New Leadership to Spearhead Transformative Strategic Direction

Brewster, Former Corporate Executive, Brings Senior Leadership Prespective; Coady, Authority on Corporate Community Engagement, Elevated to Executive Director Position
Press Release

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.

Making Goodness Matter - January 2013

Make Goodness Matter (Even More) - This Year I Will...


CECP Announces Newly Confirmed Speakers for Board of Boards CEO Conference

CEOs to Attend Closed Door Session to Discuss Actions Necessary for Societal Impact
Press Release

January 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On February 25, 2013, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), CECP will host the 8th annual Board of Boards CEO Conference, “CALL TO ACTION: Engaged Leadership, Unprecedented Impact.” In addition to Xerox’s Ursula Burns, Mosaic’s James T.

Product Valuation Webinar for Corporations and Nonprofits

Good360, CECP, other experts discuss valuation of goods


Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 2 PM EST

Register here today

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.

Why Have a Workplace Giving Program?

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. 

Houston, We Have a Problem

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:


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