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¿Cuál es la diferencia entre una fundación corporativa y un programa corporativo de contribuciones directas?

Las empresas proveen apoyo a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro a través de fundaciones privadas, programas de contribuciones directas, y fundaciones donantes públicas. Estos múltiples canales para la filantropía pueden ser algo confuso para los que se inician en la investigación de entidades donantes.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving

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Where can I find information on corporate giving? What motivates companies?

When it comes to philanthropy, corporations give in various ways, including cash donations or grants, in-kind gifts, sponsorships, cause-related marketing, and pro bono services. Companies also like to promote workplace giving through employee matching gifts programs and other efforts that encourage their workers to give their time and/or money to charity.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Find Corporate Donors Find Foundation Donors

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¿Qué es una fundación?

En Estados Unidos cuando se utiliza el término "foundation" o fundación, se refiere en casi todos los casos a una organización sin fines de lucro incorporada o un fideicomiso cuyo propósito principal es la actividad filantrópica, es decir el de proporcionar apoyo financiero o técnico a otras organizaciones, instituciones, o particulares.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Foundation Giving

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¿Qué son las microfinanzas? ¿Cómo puedo aprender más acerca de este tema?

De acuerdo a ACCION International, una organización no gubernamental que ofrece microcréditos, las microfinanzas son "la provisión de servicios de la banca o financieros dirigidos a hogares o microempresas de bajos o medianos ingresos económicos, incluyendo la opción de microcréditos."

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Social Enterprise Support for Individual Grantseekers


Philanthropy Chat - Unlocking Gaming Potential: Ted Mitchell on the NewSchools Venture Fund/ Learning Games Accelerator

What is important when it comes to forming partnerships with tech organizations? How do organizations approach corporations and other organizations when partnering on a new project? Learn from the NewSchools Venture Fund/ Learning Games Accelerator.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Governance Collaboration Starting a Nonprofit Social Enterprise

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What is courtesy advertising?

"Courtesy advertising" refers to a company or corporation "buying" an advertisement in a nonprofit dinner program, event brochure, and the like. The company gains visibility this way while the nonprofit organization may treat the advertisement revenue as a donation.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Marketing & Communications


Meet the Grantmakers: How Tech Gives

Top tech donors in the Bay Area discuss their companies' current philanthropic priorities and strategies, forecast their giving for 2015, reflect on corporate philanthropy trends, and share insights about emerging trends in the tech sector, including innovation labs, donated employees and equipment, and impact assessment. 

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Catalysts for Change: Non Governing Boards as Pipelines for Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Leadership

Join us to learn how to leverage non-governing boards (such as junior boards, young professional boards, or advisory councils) to build pipelines for diversity and cultivate the next generation of talented leaders at your nonprofit.

Topic(s) Fundraising Corporate Giving Find Corporate Donors Individual Giving Donor Cultivation & Retention Find Individual Donors Governance Boards Collaboration Planning Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Human Resources Volunteers


Bay Area Corporate Giving Trends: Philanthropy and Iconic Brands

The San Francisco Bay Area region has a legacy of innovation and entrepreneurism that has given rise to some of our nation's most iconic brands. Google, Wells Fargo, Levi Strauss, and 50 Fund (Legacy Fund of Super Bowl 50 Host Committee) talk about their philanthropic legacies, trends in corporate giving, and new approaches and directions for how their companies are investing in community.

Topic(s) Corporate Giving


Getting Ahead of the Curve with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

How can nonprofit organizations proactively address the issues of diversity, inclusion and equity within their organization in a way that generates positive and transformative change? Join us for a fascinating and informative conversation with Carly Hare, National Director/Coalition Catalyst at Change Philanthropy,

Topic(s) Corporate Giving Foundation Giving Proposal Writing Donor Cultivation & Retention Boards Trust & Transparency Advocacy Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Human Resources Volunteers Impact, Outcomes, Evaluation