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A corporate member asked for what other corporations do regarding employee’s goal and objectives. Do they include volunteerism or volunteer activities as part of an employee’s review, or their annual goals?
Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.
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Researched and written in collaboration with GEO, this toolkit provides a fresh set of resources for grantmaker CEOs, evaluation staff, and senior leaders to use to engage their boards and trustees in conversations about the importance of strategic learning in their decision-making and deliberation processes.
This report is designed to inform stakeholders in complex change strategies involving multiple partners, funders, intermediaries, and evaluators. It is framed by a literature review on partnership structures, trust building, and developing a learning culture, and offers case studies of three different partnerships. The report was commissioned by The James Irvine Foundation and collaboratively developed by Equal Measure, Engage R+D, and Harder+Company Community Research.
This paper discusses developments in the conception and assessment of Creative Placemaking initiatives and, more generally, the assessment of comprehensive community-development strategies.
The Foundation Center compiles Foundation Landscapes that combine multiple resources, including data visualization tools, original research, and more to illuminate critical issues in philanthropy. This page, focused on racial equity, includes a collection of research, upcoming trainings and webinars, news articles, and blog posts from experts in the field.
It’s well established that employee engagement, defined as a willingness to do more than the job minimally requires, drives corporate performance. This report examines one potential driver of employee engagement - corporate volunteering, defined as employer-organized opportunities for employees to support a charitable cause or otherwise make a positive social impact with their contribution of time.
This report explores how companies are integrating diversity and inclusion into their corporate citizenship and responsibility priorities. With support from the Walmart Foundation, CECP led a year-long inquiry to identify and share actionable insights and best practices that corporate leaders can learn from and apply in their own companies. The report identifies six key D&I trends, as well as case studies, latest knowledge, methods, and valuable insights.
CNJG's 2018 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon pre-meeting workshop with Michelle Greanias from PEAK Grantmaking focused on how foundation CEO’s, program officers, staff, and trustees could engage internally to put values-based grantmaking into practice.
Assessing the performance of a foundation is notoriously challenging, but it is crucial to learning and improvement.
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is proud to partner with Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, to present this interactive dashboard, which provides an analysis of disaster-related funding by foundations, governments, corporations, and individuals.
Building on the research and analysis presented in the book, Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors Are Revolutionizing Giving (Wiley, 2017), this guide offers specific ideas and implications for working closely with your next gen.
In the latest edition of Giving in Numbers, research of corporate social investment has found that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world. It is based on data from 252 companies and not only presents a profile of corporate philanthropy and employee engagement, but also includes a Trends Summary that highlights the prominent features of corporate societal investment.
These two reports show the human and economic toll of the opioid and tobacco epidemics and chart out recommendations for educators, employers, health providers, and effective policy.
This comprehensive document lists all of the benefits available to members of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
Nonprofit organizations are embracing cloud technologies to help them more powerfully serve their constituents and better connect their services and staff. But while the benefits are great, there are still some roadblocks.
The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) collected candid, anonymous feedback over 15 years from more than 100,000 nonprofit leaders to produce this report detailing five things that nonprofits want their donors to know but may not be telling them directly.
After more than 15 years promoting grantmaker practices that support nonprofit results, GEO is convinced that a strong culture inside foundations is critical for effective philanthropy. It’s virtually impossible to operate as an ally and partner to nonprofits if you are working inside a foundation whose values and culture run counter to that spirit.
Achieving race equity — the condition where one’s racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society — is a fundamental element of social change across every issue area in the social sector. Yet the structural racism that endures in U.S. society, deeply rooted in our nation’s history and perpetuated through racist policies, practices, attitudes, and cultural messages, prevents us from attaining it. The impact of structural racism is evident not only in societal outcomes, but in the very institutions that seek to positively impact them