2709, 2014

Increasing Participation in Your Volunteer Program

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135A question that corporate philanthropy leaders and volunteer program managers ask me all the time is this: “How can we increase and improve volunteer participation in our program?”

Ensuring that your company […]

2709, 2014

Philanthropy Quotes to Keep You Inspired

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134According to the most recent Giving USA Foundation report, charitable contributions in the U.S. grew 4.4 percent in 2013 yet still haven’t rebounded to peak levels achieved before the economic recession.

But one of […]

1609, 2014

There’s a New Sheriff in Town: Your Employees

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1If you’re involved in any activity related to managing employee volunteer programs, you need to know Chris Jarvis.  As the co-founder of Realized Worth, Chris and his intuitive team have carved out […]

809, 2014

Your Company is Socially Engaged, But Do Your Employees Even Know?

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Another year, another grim report on employee engagement.  Gallup’s 2013 “State of the Global Workplace Report” reveals that only 13% of employees are engaged at work.

That abysmal number is undoubtedly related to […]

2708, 2014

Will Your Business Recover From Disaster?

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The massive 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco on Sunday is another reminder that Mother Nature doesn’t play by the rules, so we’d all better be prepared for the unexpected.  If disaster struck five […]

1508, 2014

Causecast Partners with 9/11 Day of Service to Help Companies Step Up

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5As the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approach, people throughout the world reflect on what they can do to commemorate a day that changed the world. In America, September 11th is now […]

1508, 2014

Transforming the Meaning of 9/11

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49/11 has scarred all of us forever.  The question is: how do we make sense of what happened, and how can we move forward?

Each year, as September 11th approaches, the […]

2107, 2014

Fast Stats About Giving in America Today

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6The annual Giving USA Foundation report has just been released, and the numbers tell an interesting story about corporate giving.

Let me rephrase that.  An alarming story.

Here’s what you […]

2007, 2014

Employees Share Volunteering Stories

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7According to the Corporate Leadership Council, employees with lower engagement levels are four times more likely to leave their jobs than those who are highly engaged.  But the importance of employee […]

1007, 2014

Letter to a CEO: The Surprising View in the Mirror

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Dear CEO:

Congratulations.  You’ve worked hard, built a business and can now enjoy the fruits of an impressive level of personal wealth.

In recent times, you’ve shifted your focus beyond the […]