Value of Nonprofit Board Service for Companies and Their Employees

Connection Cafe

The findings show that this form of high level, high impact volunteering is an effective pathway for companies to achieve their goals in advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and fostering economic development and achieving the U.N. Relevance to companies.

Budgeting for Your Company’s Matching Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

It’s an easy win for the company to amplify employee giving by matching their gifts, but no one likes to go over budget. At Blackbaud, we take a unique approach to our employee matching gift program, one that is popular amongst other corporate giving programs.

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Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. ————– ( photo credit ).

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Company Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Leadership

NEW: LinkedIn Company Updates

Connection Cafe

Today LinkedIn announced the availability of company page status updates. As you might suspect, this works much in the same way you would personally post a LinkedIn status update or the way you would post a Facebook company status update. Author: Cheryl Black.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

VisionLink

What Best Companies Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some of the things the companies often ranked as " best companies " by leading industry magazines do to attract and retain employees. But, they all can only happen when there's strong leadership at the company's helm.

Courting Corporate: Utilizing the Opportunities of Company Philanthropy

Byte Technology

Consider these important fundraising opportunities, compliments of Adam Weinger, president of Double the Donation, a company that provides tools to nonprofits to help them raise more money from corporate matching gift and volunteer grant programs.

The Ideal Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history; employees who had been at the company for five to seven years;and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

The Things Best Companies Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some of the things the companies often ranked as " best companies " by leading industry magazines do to attract and retain employees. But, they all can only happen when there's strong leadership at the company's helm.

One Company. One Mission.

Connection Cafe

As a unified company with a common mission, we will make multi-channel supporter engagement a reality at a faster pace than either of us could have achieved separately. Author: Gene Austin. Today we embark on our next journey: Convio and Blackbaud together – united to reach new heights. We are excited. We are dedicated. We are committed to delivering the very best products and services in the market.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving

AFP Blog

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving : Lots of companies make charitable contributions each year, with varying methods of determining where to allocate the funds. A new Facebook app called CharityVote allows companies to involve their customers and other Facebook fans in these decisions. Companies determine the amount they want to donate and create a contest involving five of their favorite charities.

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When Service Design Meets the Connected Company

SocialFish

You know how I love anything by Dave Gray , author of the Connected Company. When service design meets the connected company from Dave Gray. Leap: Dave Gray Wants to Help You Connect with His New Book, The Connected Company. MUST WATCH] The Connected Company.

Hugh Evans | Fast Company | Business Innovation

AFP Blog

Hugh Evans | Fast Company | Business Innovation : A decade later, in 2008--after volunteering in India with Mother Teresa''s Missionaries of Charity and raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for not-for-profits--Evans founded the Global Poverty Project (GPP), an insanely optimistic effort to help the world''s needy.

Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Gaithersburg company helps Rockville nonprofit recycle computers -- Gazette.Net

AFP Blog

Gaithersburg company helps Rockville nonprofit recycle computers -- Gazette.Net : "ockville nonprofit Project Reboot, which provides inexpensive refurbished computers to those in need, is giving the gift of technology with the help from area donations, including a recent partnership with" ''via Blog this

The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources

AFP Blog

The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources : Social by Stelter Resources Case Studies The George Washington University Read how Social by Stelter created a month-long social campaign to enhance GWU''s 2012 Alumni Weekend. This campaign helped build momentum for the event while creating a virtual experience for those unable to attend in person. Download PDF

Fast Company: Two Reasons Why You Keep Making Mediocre Hires

Amy Sample Ward

We all want to be able to say something similar, and we want “tremendous” to mean many things: right for our company, contributing to a diverse team, passionate about our mission or project, and more. ” >> Visit Fast Company to read my latest post in full. “‘I made a tremendous hire recently,’ a colleague recently told me. I couldn’t remember the last time I heard that type of remark.

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The company is a leader in the nonprofit technology space. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more.

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

As I’ve mentioned before , there seems to be a misguided notion of “company culture” floating around that has more to do with a dress code and whether or not there’s a ping pong table in the office than it does with hiring practices, staff expectations and mission statements.

5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Policies Writing Policies

Open Access: How A Nonprofit Is Giving Techies Without Tuition Their Shot | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

AFP Blog

Open Access: How A Nonprofit Is Giving Techies Without Tuition Their Shot | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : 'via Blog this

Five Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

The Company We Keep

Beaconfire Wire

Here at Beaconfire, we’re honored to work side by side with some of the biggest brands in the non profit, mission driven and cause based world.

The Value of Company-Supported Nonprofit Board Service for Nonprofits and Communities

Connection Cafe

The findings show that this form of high level, high impact volunteering is an effective pathway for companies to achieve their goals in advancing diversity and inclusion, and developing human capital for innovation, in addition to fostering economic development and achieving the U.N.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Corporate Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Policies

4 Keys to Engaging Employees in Your Company’s Matching Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

The portfolio of programs my colleagues from other companies and I craft and offer fellow employees are meant to teach, to provide opportunities to engage with others and to be stepping stones on individualized paths toward good. The company invests financially but puts the decision about where the funds go in the hands of employees. Your people give, the company’s money follows, and everyone involved wins (person, nonprofit, company).

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White House Summit Promotes Pro Bono Service: Connecting Companies with Nonprofits for the Sake of Social Good

Connection Cafe

And the topic is one of my favorites – pro bono service or, in layperson’s terms, how employees at companies large and small give their time and professional talents to help nonprofits thrive. In fact, more than half of the companies that have taken the pro bono pledge are small businesses.

LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?

SocialFish

Does it link to the group you’ve been working so hard to build, or does it link to your organization’s company page? NTEN company page on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Company Pages are profiles for organizations. You know those social media icons on your homepage?

Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

AFP Blog

Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : 'via Blog this Meet The Geeks: The D.C.

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Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Bob Nelson Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

What's the company's reputation in its industry? When your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant, the standard course of action is to send out a Request for Proposal (RFP) - indicating that your organization is interested in receiving information from vendors.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer

VisionLink

Acclaimed photographer and visual engineer, Ben Von Wong, is working with Avencera Partners, VisionLink, Inc. and the MedSurplus Alliance to create a groundbreaking video for an upcoming social media fundraising campaign. Medical Bridges, a Houston based Medical Surplus Recovery Organization and their Guatemalan partners Amigos Pro Obras Sociales organized the difficult and complex film settings that included hospitals, clinics, patient homes and the surrounding community.

How to Build a Company Culture That Works

SocialFish

Then we will take a core group of your staff through the results of the assessment and help them start to identify ways to align your company culture with the internal capacities you need to make social media management work for you.

Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com

AFP Blog

Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com : Or so says Dale Knoop, co-founder of RAZ Mobile, an Overland Park startup that just launched a new smart phone app that he believes will revolutionize how churches, charities and other non profit organizations raise funds.

You should be thinking like a media company

SocialFish

Your Brand: The Next Media Company – Silicon Valley Social Media Council Summit "SVESMC" from Michael Brito. …Or so says my friend Michael Brito. And I agree. We can help you do this, btw.

The Three Rules Of Exceptional Companies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Using 45 years of data from more than 25,000 companies , Deloitte Consulting says that 174 exceptional companies stood out from the rest of the pack (344 statistically qualified as "exceptional"). Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Exceptional Companies Leadership Sales

4 Strategic Requirements For Corporate Tweeting | Fast Company

AFP Blog

4 Strategic Requirements For Corporate Tweeting | Fast Company : More fundamentally, companies of all sizes are now confronting how Twitter strategies align or don’t align with their larger business strategies. Bottom line: Twitter deserves its own strategic plan as a discrete component of the larger corporate digital media plan. After all, Twitter’s speed, capacity, and influence outsize any other social media channel at the moment

As Sandy Became #Sandy, Emergency Services Got Social | Fast Company

AFP Blog

As Sandy Became #Sandy, Emergency Services Got Social | Fast Company : As New Yorkers took to Twitter to voice concerns, request aid, and offer real-time help, organizations were--more than ever before--there and ready to respond on their native platforms.

Digital Oxytocin: How Trust Keeps Facebook, Twitter Humming | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Digital Oxytocin: How Trust Keeps Facebook, Twitter Humming | Fast Company : "The most surprising takeaway from the recent Pew Research Center study, 'Social Networking Sites and Our Lives,' wasn't that 80% of Americans regularly use the Internet or that 60% of Web users have a social network account--double the number in 2008, with the vast majority on Facebook (52%) and Twitter (33%).