Category: Giving

What could have been a short golf trip turned into 100 courses in 100 days, as the 57 year old Bostonian Dave Blakelock recognized the opportunity to do something big. In honor of his mother with Alzheimer’s and his mother-in-law who passed away from Alzheimer’s in July of 2018, Dave decided to plan a golf [...]
The benefits of corporate philanthropy are well documented, helping businesses improve employee engagement, attract top talent, and increase sales - but workplace giving also time-consuming. Researching and vetting charities, administering matching gift programs, tracking activity, and calculating impact can take up a significant portion of your staff’s time. Even businesses with a dedicated philanthropy team [...]
Workplace giving initiatives are becoming both more important and more sophisticated. Changing employee attitudes and an increased emphasis on corporate responsibility has made workplace giving essential to business. A Glassdoor poll found that 75 percent of the workforce expects employers to support important initiatives in their communities.¹ Other corporate giving statistics on employee engagement, talent [...]
2018 has been a hallmark year for corporate giving. New records were set in ROI, donor advised funds (DAFs) and other areas as corporations addressed the rising importance of philanthropy in engaging employees, attracting talent, and building brands. Perhaps most importantly, technology has sped up the dissemination and adoption of emerging types of giving such [...]
Givinga is pleased to continue Expert Perspectives, a series of blog posts featuring one of our many partners on topics that are currently trending in the world of giving.  We’re proud to continue this initiative with Jocelyn Bishop.  Jocelyn is a philanthropic and nonprofit advisor who helps individuals and families make impactful contributions and nonprofits [...]
In 2018, your employees are ready to go the extra mile for the causes that they're passionate about. Employees support organizations that balance the pursuit of profit with being a responsible corporate citizen. Companies have an opportunity to align with the personal and professional goals of their employees. Fortune 500 companies are leading the charge [...]