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…

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…

Best Practices to Strengthen Your Organization with Volunteers

It no longer makes sense for nonprofits to simply take whoever wants to volunteer. In order to actually grow your organization, you want…

7 Steps to a Successful Corporate Philanthropy Program

The benefits of a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Andy Cummings of Versaic, which supports hundreds of corporate donation programs with…

4 Ways to Share Your Brand’s Philanthropic Story

Whether your company already has a large digital footprint or you are looking to up your efforts, it’s time to take a closer…

4 Key Steps to Increase the Strategic Value of Your CSR Programs

Corporations across the board are struggling to figure out how exactly to be more strategic in their giving. However, working with brands who…

The Future of Employee Benefits: Employee Giving Programs

Research suggests the presence of corporate philanthropy programs have the potential to increase revenue by up to 20 percent, reduce staff turnover by…

5 Hidden Benefits of ‘One for One’ Business Giving

One-for-one programs are great for the world (and great for external marketing purposes), but their greatness reaches far beyond this overt impact. Dig…

4 Ways Nonprofits Should Market Employee-Matching Gifts

Need help getting your donors to submit matching-gift requests? Learn more about how to market matching-gift programs to your nonprofit's supporters and start…