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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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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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The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 14, 2015

In the easy, breezy spirit of summer, we’re keeping the Scoop light this week with the top recently released articles, blogs, interviews, and events that we think are worth sharing.…

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The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 7, 2015

We’re just coming off the holiday weekend, during which we celebrated all that makes our country great. Among those things to celebrate is the exciting work being done across America…

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The CSR Scoop - 6/26/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 26, 2015

Another week gone and we are just shocked by how this summer is flying by! Let’s stop to smell the roses – and to catch up on what’s being discussed…

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The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

By Lauren Salzman | Jun 19, 2015

With summer upon us, we look forward to sunshine-filled weekends, and of course, our weekly roundup of the latest and greatest in the cross-sector space! This week’s Scoop features articles…

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The CSR Scoop - 6/12/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 12, 2015

It’s Friday – time for the CSR Scoop, your roundup of the latest ideas, initiatives, and strategies that are driving our businesses and communities towards positive social change. Enjoy this…

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The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 5, 2015

With June upon us, it’s tough to sit inside at a desk all day and remain engaged and passionate about the work on the screen in front of you. A…

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The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 29, 2015

As we close out the hectic springtime months and look towards a (slightly) calmer summer timetable, professionals across the sectors are hoping to use the extra time to reflect on…

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The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 15, 2015

The debate is on! This week, a number of industry thought leaders reflected on today’s shifting business and social landscape and raised a few bold, controversial points. As we move…

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The CSR Scoop - 5/08/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 8, 2015

“CSR is a current world view and one that needs to be embraced.” We heard message loud and clear this week in in political blogs, HR reports, generational studies, international…

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The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 1, 2015

We were excited to see interesting discourse this week on a number topics near and dear to our hearts: cross-sector solutions, evolving business standards and strategies, purpose-driven careers, volunteer engagement,…

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The CSR Scoop - 4/24/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Apr 24, 2015

Volunteer Week may have officially ended on April 18th, but chatter from the corporate and nonprofit sectors this week kept volunteering at the forefront of the CSR discussion. The scoop…

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The Power of Corporate Volunteerism

The Power of Corporate Volunteerism

By Danielle Holly | Mar 31, 2015

On March 25th, The Boston Globe published the article “Corporate Volunteers can be a burden for nonprofits.”  Its central argument: corporate volunteers are an ineffective resource for the nonprofits they…

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