It seems everyone is interested in knowing which businesses are generous and which ones aren’t. However, nearly every business has a visibility problem when it comes to corporate giving.
Royal Cause was conceived when personal ambition collided with curiosity and frustration. As a board member for a nonprofit I was looking for funding sources to expand the capacity to serve more youth.
Corporate giving programs place over 18 billion dollars of cash and gifts into the nonprofit ecosystem each year. Businesses will spend slightly over a billion dollars annually to manage and promote these programs.
Kristine works as the HR Recruiting Manager for Barker & Sanchez. Her key responsibility is to attract and recruit fresh talent. Kristine has learned that an employer’s commitment to their community is of growing importance to job seekers, especially millennials.
Ben volunteers often at STEM Kids, and has seen an increase of need for qualified volunteers. So Ben created a profile in Royal Cause, and became a STEM Kids Ambassador.
Gina works as a Designer for Seattle Innovations. Gina is also an Ambassador for NW Trail Improvement. As an Ambassador for NW Trail Improvement, Gina took these steps to get quick results:
We all know that feeling of cozying up in your blankets, relishing the sweet moments left of dreamland before your alarm goes off. But, then you open your eyes and realize you slept through the loud wakeup, and now all hell breaks loose because you realize you are late.
Should a business expect something tangible in return for their generosity? If your answer is anything but ‘Yes’ you’re probably in the minority. Business philanthropy wavers between 16-18 billion dollars a year in the United States.
Not long ago I was meeting with a Senior Vice-President of Community Relations for a major national bank. The discussion moved to the topic of status updates regarding funds donated to local charities. Specifically, the perceived pattern of poor follow up after the check is cashed.