Every 5 seconds someone visits the Kiva.org website and makes a loan to an aspiring entrepreneur. To date, Kiva has facilitated $750 million worth of lending to 1.7 million people. In this video Kiva shares how a NetSuite software donation has supported their tremendous growth to 80 countries around the world.
Annual pro bono volunteer program has delivered 56,000 service hours to 90 nonprofits since 2009
NEW YORK and LONDON, March 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skill-based pro bono volunteer program. Over the course of the next eight weeks, teams of Morgan Stanley employee volunteers in New York and London will work with leadership teams at 14 nonprofit organizations to create concrete deliverables that will help the nonprofit partners address mission critical challenges.
Hackathons have become a popular pro bono volunteer event model– bringing together a group of people to use their creative skills and technology know-how to solve problems in a short amount of time. Participants make new connections, learn new skills, feel like they make a difference, and typically vie for a prize and bragging rights for the winning idea (which doesn’t hurt!).
By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation at AT&T
In January, we announced an open call for applications to the AT&T Aspire Accelerator in search of ventures using technology to support students’ educational and career success. For- and non-profit organizations chosen to participate in the program will receive financial investment, access to expert services and mentorship.
LOS ANGELES, January 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - FOX Sports Supports, the charitable branch of FOX Sports, proudly announces its 2016 initiatives, including its continued support of our U.S. military, along with two-year partnerships with National Alliance on Mental Illness and Positive Coaching Alliance, extending through the 2017 calendar year.
In my 10 years of working in talent recruiting and development in the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, I often find myself in conversations with private sector professionals looking for a change. The scenario is fairly predictable at this point: a successful business person comes home every night feeling that he or she is missing out on the opportunity to make a difference. These professionals usually are quite successful, but unhappy because they feel completely disconnected from some of the most pressing challenges of our time.
Charities and Non-Profits Aren't the Only Beneficiaries Here...
A number of companies participate in a program that supports the giving of time by their employees commonly known as Dollars for Doers (D4D). There has been a lot of buzz in the marketplace of the value of this type of program and its benefits.
On Thursday, October 15, the Fox Pride LGBT-Straight Alliance commemorated its first anniversary with an outdoor event in honor of Spirit Day, GLAAD's yearly campaign to support LGBT youth and speak out against bullying. The event, held at the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles and at the Fox International Channels office in Hong Kong, brought together Fox Pride members and supporters from across 21st Century Fox businesses to celebrate the company's LGBT community.
The holiday season is a tough time for families in need. With so many different traditions -- gift giving, decoration, celebrations and more -- this time of year can really take a toll on adults and children alike.
For the second year in a row, FOX dedicated its primetime Thanksgiving Day broadcast to the All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration, a two-hour television special honoring select organizations and everyday citizens who are on the frontlines of the animal rescue movement.