This first of a three-part webinar series reveals how leading companies engage employee skills to leverage their business lines and other corporate assets in their philanthropic efforts. The webinar focuses on developing a company's community involvement strategy using examples of how Patagonia, FedEx, HP and other leading companies have increased their social and business impact. Whether you are looking to make big changes or take small steps, you'll glean useful tips from Bea Boccalandro's engaging exploration of how to increase the impact of your corporate giving.
A new report provides a framework for determining which promising practices will help you reach your goals.
Collaborative efforts to building wealth and financial security among low-income families who live paycheck to paycheck.
Rising Tide explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts.
A new study shows the extent of income inequality across the country and the state.
This article outlines essential steps and challenges of funding innovation.
Stanford Social Innovation Review, in partnership with The Bridgespan Group, has created this eight-week series of voices from the vanguard of giving. Leading philanthropists and foundation executives share how they are adapting their strategies, aiming for results, and measuring their impact to learn and improve. We hope you’ll join the conversation.
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Since 2005, more than 1,200 young people in 25 counties involved with NCYGN have given 90,000 hours of service and raised more than $400,000 in community funds. And after eight years of engaging young people across the state in philanthropic giving from Watauga to Wilmington, many of the adults behind the scenes have learned a couple of valuable lessons when it comes down to connecting and cultivating youth giving.
An estimated 14.5 percent of American households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2012, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. The change from 14.9 percent in 2011 is not considered statistically significant. The prevalence of very low food security was unchanged at 5.7 percent.