The article discusses how companies are moving beyond basic philanthropy to develop new partnerships with nonprofits which are beneficial to developing new markets. Examples are given showing three new roles used by NGOs in partnerships with corporations.
Factsheet presenting the results of a 2005 survey conducted by Imagine Canada and the University of Lethbridge which asked a number of businesses about the supports they provide for employee volunteers.
A report on Employee Supported Volunteerism (ESV) in Canada. The report discusses current trends, benefits and challenges for ESV and ways to facilitate ESV. The ESV policies of a number of corporations were reviewed and the report outlines five elements that make for a successful policy.
Looks at how company volunteer programs succeed by first creating a bottom-up approach that allows employees have a voice in the program. Communication and the use of social media is mentioned as a way to engage employees.
Citing the 2015 Nonprofit Finance Fund’s State of the Nonprofit Sector survey which notes the funding challenges facing nonprofits, the article presents three ways that corporations can have more effective partnerships with nonprofits. These suggestions can help corporations better support nonprofits and make them more sustainable.
Report from Statistics Canada that shows that employee participation in volunteer activities is higher when an employer provides various forms of support. Includes tables showing support by industry, occupation and certain sociodemographic characteristics.
Outlines how important volunteers are to a company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. Team building, instilling company values and improving corporate image are some of the areas discussed.
Funded by the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, SPARK is an online platform that aggregates volunteering opportunities across the province. Its vision is to motivate, inspire and celebrate volunteering in Ontario. It’s something new on the landscape – a story that is just beginning. This report is intended to spark discussion and engage you, the reader in the next developments in the plot.
Companies that adopt an employee volunteering program actually get stronger because of it! Learn more about how this happens right here.
When it comes to effectively engaging volunteers with professional skills, planning ahead can make all the difference! Check out this blog post for tips on how to make the most of this experience for both the volunteer and the nonprofit.
This Top 6 Trends Infographic gives insights into developing a kickbutt workplace giving program. They say that volunteerism is at the core of employee engagement - but we already knew that!
HP's employee shoreline cleanup initiative helped Amy fulfill her passion for sustainability and improved employee morale. Read her story here.