VolunteerMatch + Causecast: Increasing the Power of Corporate Volunteerism

Greg Baldwin

As a nonprofit, VolunteerMatch believes in making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. We also believe we aren’t the only ones who hold this belief, and that by joining forces with other like-minded organizations, we can create an even greater impact together.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, partnerships, corporate volunteerism, corporate social responsibility, csr, silicon valley, volunteering, collaboration, VolunteerMatch, skills-based volunteering, integration
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Helping Employees Volunteer the Way They Want To

Ryan Scott

Out in the trenches of corporate volunteer and giving programs, I’m seeing tons of creativity in the ways that companies are engaging employees in volunteering. So many businesses are stretching themselves far beyond the “One and Done in a Day” mentality of yore, when troops were rallied to paint a mural en masse and then everyone patted themselves on the back for a year.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, partnerships, corporate volunteerism, innovation, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, csr, social innovation, silicon valley, san francisco, volunteering, technology, VolunteerMatch
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What’s So Wrong About Giving Away $45 Billion?

Ryan Scott

By now, you’ve seen the earth-shaking philanthropy headlines. After the birth of their daughter, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced that they’ll donate 99 percent of their Facebook stock to philanthropic causes over the course of their lifetimes.

Topics: Corporate Philanthropy, social impact, US news, philanthropy, impact, corporate responsibility, silicon valley, founders pledge, impact investing, social media, community impact, social good, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, giving pledges, philanthrocapitalism, facebook
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Phoning In Community Impact is a Good Thing

Ryan Scott

Nonprofits are tasked with addressing the most urgent needs facing humanity, and I was initially drawn to the field of philanthropy out of a desire to help these organizations achieve their critical missions. But early on I saw that making personal donations - while important - was just a first step.

Topics: Corporate Philanthropy, corporate giving, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, silicon valley, technology, mobile, 2016
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New Ways Startups Are Prioritizing Community Outreach

Ryan Scott

Attending SOCAP15, the recent Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco, was one of the highlights of my year. A world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good, SOCAP brings together impact investors, global innovators, foundations, governments, institutions, and social entrepreneurs for a forum on how best to change the world. It’s nearly impossible to leave without feeling inspired and ready to take on any challenge to social progress.

Topics: social impact, company culture, social innovation, silicon valley, founders pledge, full circle fund, salesforce foundation, pledge 1%, san francisco foundation, tipping point community, san francisco, obindo, startups, socap
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Causecast CEO Officially Signs the Founders Pledge & Launches Cause Engagement Partnership

Audrey Zigmond

San Francisco - August 28, 2015 - Ryan Scott, CEO and founder of Causecast has officially signed the Founders Pledge, effectively strengthening the company’s core commitment to contributing to the social good of its local and global community.

Topics: press releases, press release, silicon valley, founders pledge, full circle fund, salesforce foundation, pledge 1%, bay area
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