corporate giving

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Corporate giving programs are still a large component of many company’s social responsibility strategies. The roots go back to corporate philanthropy dating back to the era of the Rockefellers, Morgans and Carnegies. The practice of giving has its share of critics, including here on TriplePundit.

And while writing checks does not substitute for actually “doing good” on social, environmental and corporate governance issues, watch the practice to continue.

Learn more below…

3 Ways Businesses Can Help Struggling Nonprofits

Business support for nonprofits is needed now more than ever. And nonprofits can’t wait another generation for traditional corporate giving to rebound. How…

Google Gives $11.5 Million to Reform the Criminal Justice System

“Mass incarceration is a huge issue in the United States, and a major area of focus for our grants,” said Justin Steele, principal…

Is GDP Inextricably Linked With Corporate Giving?

Studies show that gross domestic product (GDP) has a direct influence on the state of philanthropy in the United States, but are the…

CSR 2.0: Breaking Down Community-Corporate Barriers

How can your company become a more engaged corporate citizen? The key is to get involved in the community in a regular, hands-on…

CVS Health Pledges $10 Million for Women’s Heart Health

CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women's cardiovascular research and education. The company will also offer free health screenings across the…

Playing Games with Social Good: The Next Big Thing in Philanthropy

What do games and giving have in common? As it turns out, a whole lot.

The Year Ahead in Philanthropy: 2017 Trends to Watch

Giving is on track for continued growth in 2017. Learn about the factors contributing to this growth and trends to watch over the…

The Evolution of Collaborative Corporate Giving & CSR

What role do companies play in partnering with nonprofits to engage in collaborative giving? And what's the impact on employees and society at…

Little Bets Can Have Big Impact in Corporate Philanthropy

In his book "Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries," Charles Sims says these little bets -- experimental, iterative, trial-and-error approaches…

How Volunteering Can Strengthen Your Company

Volunteering can do more than make you feel good. It can help strengthen your company.

PepsiCo Tackles Child Hunger with Summer Meals

Hunger in America harshly affects 1 in 5 children. PepsiCo decided to take action with a hunger-relief program that has distributed 6.5 million…

Corporate Giving: How to Ease the Transition from a Manual to an Automated System

Andy Cummings, director of client Solutions at Versaic, answers a common question about modernizing corporate giving programs.

3 Steps to Effectively Measure Philanthropic Impact

Versaic, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and the Rensselaerville Institute worked together to develop a results-focused plan for the hotel chain's corporate philanthropy initiatives.…

What’s the Best Way for Your Business to Give Back?

You realize the importance of giving programs and the value they offer for your brand reputation. The question isn’t whether to invest in…

These 3 Myths About Grants-Management Software Are Holding You Back

There's no reason to fear an online grants-management system that works the way you work. But uncertainty with change may be holding you…