VolunteerMatch Connect Mobilizes Volunteers, Support Nonprofit Sector in Response to Unprecedented Levels of Volunteer Cancellations
VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched VolunteerMatch Connect, a free product that enables everyone to turn their website into a volunteer action hub with a simple copy and paste code snippet.
Nominate your favorite nonprofit for their chance to attend Kindred 2020 for free!
February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Even as brands and CSR professionals step up their efforts on sustainability and purpose, they need the guidance and collaboration of nonprofits as experts in their fields. And as individual giving is on the decline, corporate partnerships are on the rise — and are necessary for mutual growth.
At Kindred 2020, nonprofits will have the opportunity to connect and forge new partnerships with brands, CSR professionals, and cultural leaders that align with their missions, and enable them to do more, faster — at a time when we urgently need it.
The United Way’s strength in workplace giving comes more from a push than a pull. Meaning, senior leaders are either members of United Way boards or they take official roles in fundraising or advocating for causes to which they have personal connections. This creates a strong push in corporate cultures to conform to the decision-making modelled by senior leaders. On the other hand, the employee choice enabled by technology platforms is a pull mechanism. It offers employees a broad array of choices to which they can give whenever they want.
According to US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing, Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) has reached the $12 trillion asset mark. Unfortunately, the vast majority — 97 percent, to be precise — comprises investments in the traditional capital markets in which decisions are made using Environmental, Social, or Governance (“ESG”) criteria. While I applaud people adding ESG screens to their portfolio, it is imperative that we find ways to support direct, community-level investments.
FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.
With 2020 quickly approaching, it might feel hard to believe that two decades have already passed into the new millennium. So much in the world has changed since the nineties, and that holds true for the ways in which the nonprofit and for-profit sectors interact with each other. In an age where digital campaigns and viral media dominate for-profit marketing strategies, growing calls for transparent company practices have created an urgent need for companies to develop thoughtful corporate social responsibility strategies.
Annual flash consulting event expands to connect nearly 500 employees with 85 nonprofit teams to solve key operational challenges
October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is collaborating with Fidelity Investments® to expand Impact Week, its 4th annual wide-scale flash consulting event where Fidelity Investments volunteers utilize their business expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve their communities.
If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot volunteers donating their professional skills, you can make those blue-sky plans a reality.
Los Angeles NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to nonprofits serving the local community
LOS ANGELES, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $600,000 in donations to local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood revitalization for Los Angeles residents.