Corporate Philanthropy

Most corporations make monetary or other donations to charities and non-profit projects in their community. Unstructured philanthropy is often considered a “first step” in building a robust corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. As a program evolves, philanthropy can be used more strategically and ultimately can be seen as returning many benefits to the company as well as the community at large. On this page are a collection of recent articles and information devoted to the subject.

The Big Idea For 2016: Service

The 2016 presidential candidates have yet to mention the most powerful idea for our country. But that idea is within reach.

JPMorgan Chase’s $100M Investment in Detroit is Paying Off

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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…

Viacom Turns Up For Good

Viacom is a massive media company that's positioned itself as a powerful force for change. And its corporate social responsibility (CSR) branch is…

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…

10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment

These 10 companies are leading the charge in sustainable company culture and environmental volunteering initiatives.

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…

General Mills Leverages Skills-Based Volunteerism Across the Globe

General Mills' commitment to volunteerism is an inspiring example of a global company taking action locally to make a difference. TriplePundit spoke with…

How the Chicago Charity Challenge Reinvents Corporate Giving

The Chicago Charity Challenge is the only corporate giving initiative that harnesses the competitive spirit to maximize employee engagement.

The State of Corporate Goodness: 2016 and Beyond

Last month in San Diego, business leaders from the U.S. and Canada gathered to discuss the future of corporate philanthropy.

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…

Lush Campaign Tells Syrian Refugees: You Are Welcome

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics joined with the International Rescue Committee, a nonprofit organization that responds to humanitarian crises around the world, to send…