eBooks

5 Ways to Engage Millennial Employees Through Cause

Ninety percent of Millennials are more interested in a fun work environment that they love than one with a lot of cash. Increase employee engagement among Millennials by shaping your workplace in ways that will appeal to them.

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7 True Stories of Irresistible Employee Volunteerism

Many companies seem to channel magic and create volunteer events that employees clamor to join. Learn how to increase employee enthusiasm for your own volunteer program by gaining valuable insights from amazingly successful companies with up to 100 percent participation rates.

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The Power of Pro Bono

How can you increase volunteer engagement and make an even bigger impact? Get the highest volunteer participation rates with skills-based volunteer programs. Pro bono volunteering has become the fastest growing domestic volunteer program over the past three years. Maximize the value of your pro bono volunteering programs.

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The Causecast Guide to Holiday Giving


With more than $116.7 million raised online in 2015, #GivingTuesday is a compelling social impact opportunity that ties purpose and meaning to employee's jobs. Learn how to launch a successful #GivingTuesday campaign with tools and tips, including fast track ideas if you're just getting started.
 
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Volunteering at the Office

You’ve got employees who work at a call center, warehouse or perhaps you’ve just got plenty of senior leadership and overwhelmed employees with precious little time to spare. How can you engage all of your employees in volunteering so that everyone feels that they’re part of your corporate culture of giving back?

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Two Giant Steps Towards Recruiting Top Talent

Companies that are inundated with interest from top employees understand the fundamentals of bringing talent to their doorstep. What can your company do to stop being overlooked? It takes two key steps to become an organization that employees are clamoring to join.

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The Company You Keep

What happens when employees jump ship? Talent experts estimate that the cost to replace an employee range from six to nine months’ salary to twice the person’s annual salary. This e-book shows you how to create a culture of social purpose with big impact on employee retention.

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The Case For Employee Engagement

Seventy percent of US employees are disengaged. This could have a real impact on your business bottom line. Learn how to attract, retain, engage and inspire innovative talent by empowering employees to lead giving and volunteering programs. 

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All Aboard! Why Nonprofit Board Service Matters

Nonprofit board service is one of the most highly impactful forms of giving back that not only helps the community, but strengthens a business' bottom line and company culture.

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How-to Guides

Using Employee Interests to Activate More Volunteers

Using Employee Interests to Activate More Volunteers

What can you do to engage employees in your volunteer program? The answer simply depends on the kind of employees you have, so the best approach is to target their individual interests. Get tips to boost volunteer engagement by designing programs around your employees.

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Doing Good, Simplified

Expand your impact and participation in your corporate volunteer and giving programs throughout the year with a variety of opportunities to support your community and accomodate the varying interests of your employees.

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Build v. Buy 

If you’re in the market for a new giving program, you may be thinking, "Couldn’t we just build this ourselves?" Totally custom, built-just-for-us, grass roots software can quickly gain internal momentum and energy. Determine what option sets you up for success. 

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Storytelling: Corporate Philanthropy’s Secret Sauce

Are your employee giving and volunteering programs making the biggest impact possible? Discover how to use the power of authentic storytelling to change the way your employees, customers and community experience your good work forever.

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When Corporate Competitive Crowdfunding Goes to the Dogs

Corporate competitive crowdfunding; it's a hot buzzword you need to know. Find out how Causecast used corporate competitive crowdfunding to help two animal rescues save dogs' lives while engaging employees in a unique team-building event. 

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How to Choose a Giving and Volunteering Platform

Are you wondering how to manage your giving and volunteering program with the right tools?

Read this helpful guide to learn the 12 key factors to consider when you assess vendors that support these programs.

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Case Studies

Engage Employees and Spark Excitement Around a Cause Campaign

What can you do to create an experience that’s genuinely fun and rewarding all at once? See how Causecast client Dixon Hughes Goodman tripled their impact.

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When Disaster Strikes

When disaster strikes, is your company ready to show its leadership? Learn how one mid-sized company used Causecast’s platform to quickly respond to deadly tornadoes that swept the Midwest. 

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Telling Your Story through Cause

See how Pearson increased employee volunteering by 30% through storytelling.

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How Do You Create a Culture of Giving Back?

See how Optimizely employees tripled donations and achieved an impressive 85% participation rate in employee volunteering.

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Webinars

Practical Tips for Giving and Volunteering Programs

June 28 - 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

Join this webinar to get practical advice on your CSR program. You'll be able to respond to employees who say they don't have time to give back, encourage people to log their volunteer hours, get key stakeholder buy-in, and more!

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Corporate Activist Employees: Your New CSR Team

July 27 - 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

How are you empowering your CSR team?

Join this webinar to learn from new research about the consequences of C-level inaction on CSR, and how to engage your executives to inspire corporate activist employees as enthusiastic stakeholders.  

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Strategic Volunteerism with America’s Charities and Causecast

We know that volunteerism is at the core of employee engagement. That's why it's important to create meaningful opportunities. How is this done? Through strategy. Learn how to build a plan around mutual goals with your nonprofit partners. The results? Real social impact with deeper, more meaningful experiences.

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How Can Predictive Analytics Transform Your Social Impact?

How do you use data to know what to focus on and shape your impact storys? Learn how predictive analytics can help you save time and make better decisions to continually build on your successes and improve your CSR program.

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Unlock Your Employees' Leadership Potential with Your Volunteer Program

How do you develop engaged leaders among your employees? One effective way is a top-notch volunteer program. Learn more from Laura Plato of Causecast and Scott Lohmann of VolunteerMatch in this webinar.

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How to Activate More Employees to Volunteer Through Deep Engagement 

Expand your impact and involvement by developing irresistible volunteer experiences that your employees will want to be a part of. Increase volunteer participation by energizing employees with year-round volunteer opportunities that are built around their varying interests.

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Employee Engagement that Sticks

Disengaged employees are a big threat to your business with cost estimates of upwards of twice a person’s annual salary, not to mention the impact this has on employee recruitment. What's the best way to attract and retain top talent? Create a culture of purpose. A powerful social mission infuses company environments with positive opportunities to engage and retain employees. 

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3 Keys to a Wildly Successful Volunteering & Giving Program

Create more powerful and inspiring programs with employee feedback. Drive awareness and employee engagement with 3 key strategies the most successful corporate volunteering leaders use. Translate these best practices and get a clear roadmap of how to make work for your company.

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Listen + Respond with Volunteermatch & Causecast

Create a program with real community impact – instead of just numbers. By listening to the needs of your community, you can build a program around them. It goes beyond tracking the number of volunteers. It's about storytelling and using stats to show how you are impacting people's lives.

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Storytelling with Chicago Charity Challenge

Be masterful storytellers. Learn what it takes to have an award-winning corporate story. Overcome obstacles of great cause-centric storytelling. Inspire others to share your stories organically.

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