2020 Recap: Blogging our way through a worldwide pandemic

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When we first began thinking about launching the Give Global Blog, our team discussed concerns about whether we would have enough content. Looking back at 2020, that fear now seems laughable, considering we posted more than 100 articles! It’s no surprise that much of our content over the last year was centered on the COVID-19 […]

The perfect way to end your campaign: Say thank you

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Congratulations, your 2020 employee giving campaign is finished! This is a moment to reflect on the hard work of your volunteers and staff, your employees’ generosity and the success of the campaign. You’re not quite done though – the final and most crucial step is to thank everyone who participated. One study in the New […]

5 steps to building community with your employees in the new year

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Companies: It’s the new year and a great time to think about giving back. Last year presented unique challenges for all. As a result, maybe you weren’t able to organize your traditional volunteering activities last fall and want to make up for it. Maybe you have new goals for 2021 that you want to achieve, […]

World Vision’s gift-in-kind program: Turning trash into treasure

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For a number of reasons, companies may regularly find themselves with excess product. Often this is because newer product lines made older models obsolete; however, with the onset of COVID-19, more and more excess product is a result of a slowdown in sales and/or an increase in returns. Regardless of the reason, the fact remains […]

Solving global challenges: A case study of innovation in nonprofits

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Global problems require innovative solutions. Ending poverty, improving global health, addressing climate change and more – these defining challenges can’t be addressed or solved by just one actor. It will require partnerships between the public and private sector, nonprofits, and individuals to make real change in the world and achieve global goals. In the midst […]

Crossroads International adapts and bolsters fundraising and outreach efforts during COVID-19

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Charitable giving in Canada has decreased across provinces and territories over the past several years – and the U.S. has seen similar challenges. While there have been small increases year-over-year in the U.S., both countries are now encountering the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic in different public health and economic capacities. While the projections […]

Leveraging Global Impact to facilitate your company’s international grant making

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Has your company or corporate foundation explored international grant making? If so, did you realize you weren’t sure how to go about getting started? Were you concerned about the risk to your business, or did words such as “equivalency determination” stop you in your tracks? You are not alone. In June 2020, a manufacturing company […]

How to help entrepreneurs around the world with Mercy Corps

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“Beyond delivering aid to meet urgent needs, we develop long-term solutions to make lasting change possible.” – Mercy Corps Global Impact’s Charity Alliance partner Mercy Corps knows that solving complex problems requires long-term solutions. Mercy Corps is a leading humanitarian organization seeking to alleviate poverty around the world. Working in more than 40 countries, the […]

How workplace giving training can boost your professional development

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It’s easy to list the many fantastic benefits of employee giving campaigns: giving back to others, building connections with colleagues, meeting corporate social responsibility goals and creating a better work environment, just to name a few. They also provide staff an opportunity to develop new professional skill sets, like leadership development, tailoring messaging to different […]