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#GivingSkills on #GivingTuesday

#GivingSkills on #GivingTuesday

By Lauren Chasanoff | Nov 14, 2016

#GivingTuesday is global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration taking place on Tuesday, November 29th. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), #GivingTuesday…

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Program Spotlight: New Pathways for Youth

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 22, 2016

We're excited to highlight an inspiring project with a talented team from Charles Schwab and its nonprofit partner, New Pathways for Youth (NPFY), who empower youth to fulfill their potential…

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Program Spotlight: City Mission

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 20, 2016

This week, we’re highlighting a project with a talented team from State Street and its nonprofit partner, City Mission, a social justice organization that unites communities and transforms individuals through service,…

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Bridging the Nonprofit Leadership Gap

By Danielle Holly | Sep 14, 2016

Most of us in and around the social sector have been exposed to the capacity gap that nonprofits confront.  On average, nonprofits spend less – often far less – than…

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Swim the Charles: Today…and maybe every day?

By Lauren Chasanoff | Jul 12, 2016

Originally published by the Charles River Conservancy  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Swim the Charles: Today...and maybe everyday? The Charles River Conservancy kicks off a Swim the Charles fundraising campaign and releases…

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The Essentials of Engagement

By Danielle Holly | Jun 27, 2016

Purpose.  Engagement. Impact. These workplace buzzwords are swarming around us as we figure out ways to approach our new workplace culture.  Employees, particularly those working in the private sector, are…

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Engaging Remote Employees

By Danielle Holly | May 17, 2016

We all recognize that today’s workforce is increasingly virtual and global.  Indeed, up to 90% of the US workforce reports working out of the office at least part of the…

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Successful IT Volunteer Management

By Lauren Salzman | Feb 24, 2016

Originally published by Idealware How valuable are volunteers to your organization’s technology infrastructure? Believe it or not, this question actually sparks some controversy. Not all nonprofits are comfortable engaging volunteers…

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Impact Inspirations: Capital Good Fund

By Molly Weinstein | Jan 29, 2016

We’re excited to bring you a brand new blog series Impact Inspirations, where we will be spotlighting our most inspiring skills-based volunteering projects! To kick us off, we’re highlighting a…

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Employee Driven Giving and Service

Employee Driven Giving and Service

By Danielle Holly | Dec 15, 2015

Building a strong talent pipeline has been the focus of corporate conversations since the industrial revolution.  Now, companies are recognizing that employees are not only their most critical business asset…

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

By Danielle Holly | Oct 1, 2015

We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether…

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