Strategic Philanthropy 2022 Year In Review

It’s been 11 years since we’ve opened the doors at Strategic Philanthropy (gasp!). I remember that 29 year old fondly.  She was tough (or so she thought), a go-getter and felt like she had to do it all on her own.  This past year, my husband and I welcomed our second child to this world…

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How Your Company Can Still Give in Times of Disasters

The world continues to be plagued with not only Covid-19, but with natural disasters.  California has been ravaged by wildfires, Ida has hit the US, Haiti has recently had another devastating earthquake, and storm season is in full swing for coastal states in the US. Despite volunteers constituting for 94%…

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The Employee Volunteering Hybrid Model

We are well over a year into the pandemic (are you still counting days?) and while there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel, no one is really sure when we’ll return back to normal or what the “new normal” will actually be like.  And while there are a million…

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2020 Year: 9 Years in Review at Strategic Philanthropy

2020 was a challenging year with the pandemic, politics, social injustice – to name a few.  In a year that left us all reflecting, growing in patience and gratitude, and staying still (that being harder for some of us more than others!), we took the time to also look inward…

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4 Virtual Volunteering Ideas For Virtual Conferences

This past week, I was contacted by a business event management firm who was looking to find ways to incorporate virtual volunteering and create unique ways for their attendees to give back.  When volunteering has become a key activity for conferences throughout the country, how do we take the same activity and re-imagine…

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9 Ways Employees Can Volunteer During a Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit back in March, I truly thought I would be hunkering down for 2 weeks (and sending my loveable, yet energetic 4 year-old back to school).  When my husband suggested it might be 4 weeks, this extravert panicked. With each passing week, I thought, “okay, I can…

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Virtual Volunteering

During these uncertain times, how can you help? I’ve been on a handful of calls with community relations and corporate philanthropy experts to talk through how we can continue to give employees and teams a safe outlet to volunteer and give back to help their communities during these uncertain and…

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Corporate Philanthropy Increases in 2014

    Charitable giving increased in 2014 – surpassing the pre-recession mark.  Giving USA’s report revealed their new figures for 2014.  After reaching $355 billion in 2007, giving dropped 15 percent to $303 billion in 2009, according to the Giving USA data, which is figured in inflation-adjusted dollars.  Our chart…

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6 National Corporate Volunteer Programs

6 National  Corporate Volunteering Programs Employee engagement programs come in several forms based on a company’s goals and objectives as well as which employee engagement program best fits a company’s culture. Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO): Companies allow employees time off to volunteer during the workweek by setting a designated number…

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