Engage your employees with a corporate charitable giving program

Engage your employees with a corporate charitable giving program

Employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of business success. Whether you are a small business or a large corporation, retaining and engaging employees is equally important. Over the past few years, the modern workforce has transformed. Millennials make up a majority of the workforce today, and they are more engaged with companies that allow them to give back …

Corporate Foundations

Should My Company Establish a Corporate Charitable Giving Foundation?

Your curiosity is a strong indication that it’s time to start thinking seriously about establishing a corporate charitable giving foundation. Obviously, you are thinking along the lines of corporate social responsibility (CSR), giving back to your community and internalizing your employees’ and customers’ desire to be associated with a brand that is making a meaningful impact on causes that matter …

Corporate Giving Programs

What Constitutes a Corporate Charitable Giving Program?

Some of the world’s greatest philanthropists are business owners and corporate executives. What drives their charitable work can be attributed to many factors, ranging from solidifying their employee, client and community ties and supporting the communities that support them, to favorably positioning their company to appeal to future workforce’s values and taking advantage of tax incentives. It’s rare for any …

Corporate Charitable Foundation

A Donor-Advised Fund That Serves as Your Corporate Charitable Foundation

Today’s consumers expect the brands with which they do business to embrace giving back to the community. The ways business leaders can engage in charitable giving are plentiful, ranging from corporate foundations, matching gift programs, giving cards and disaster relief efforts and donations. Given the different ways available for developing and executing a corporate philanthropic program, doing the most good …

Planning 2021 Year-End Contributions and Grants

We’re helping our donors make the most of their giving as the holiday giving season approaches. Here are a few deadlines to keep in mind: Publicly traded securities can take up to two weeks to process. We suggest initiating the contribution by Dec. 13 and notifying us at investmentteam@greaterhorizons.org. Assets must be received by Dec. 31.   For wire and …

Corporate Donor-Advised Funds Offer Better Benefits

Compared to Private Foundations, Corporate Donor-Advised Funds Offer Better Benefits

Business leaders are some of the greatest philanthropists, helping charitable organizations meet their fundraising goals and fulfill their designed missions. On the other hand, without philanthropy as part of a company’s culture, business leaders are missing out on an opportunity to help foster a broader sense of community (both internally and externally), as well as support its brand reputation and …

Charitable Investment Account

How to Establish a Corporate Giving Program, Including a Charitable Investment Account

A number of the top philanthropists in the country own businesses or lead corporations. These philanthropists understand that it is better to give than to receive, which is one of the reasons they open corporate charitable investment accounts and establish corporate giving programs. Beyond the positive impact corporate giving can make on nonprofits and those they serve, companies also benefit …

7 Tips for Disaster Giving

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy offers these seven basic tips for giving back in times of disaster: Take the long view. Even while focusing on immediate needs, remember that it will take some time for the full range of needs to emerge. Power loss, transportation outages and flood-damaged homes may be top of mind, but it takes a while to truly understand …