Corporate Giving Programs and Foundations

Corporate Philanthropy refers to the investments and activities a company voluntarily undertakes to responsibly manage and account for its impact on society. It includes investments of money, donations of products, in-kind services and technical assistance, employee volunteerism, and other business transactions to advance a social cause, issue, or the work of a nonprofit organization. Corporate foundations and corporate giving programs traditionally play a major role in these areas.

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In this week's edition of Snapshot: News from the Hill, Executive and Regulatory Affairs and Happening in the States.
Schedule for the 2020 HR Retreat.
Working Group for the 2020 Public Policy Summit.
We surveyed 250 foundation leaders and conducted more than a dozen in-depth interviews to assess how the sector is changing in three ways: resourcing, priorities, and internal operations. Across all three, we found shifts in practices yet few examples of increases in power sharing.
In this week's edition of Snapshot: News from the Hill.
This Strategy Guide invites you to reflect more deeply on how your foundation chooses to balance the four factors of Purpose, Conditions and Trends, Time Horizon, and Assets for Mission, especially in times of greater crisis or opportunity. It leaves the final decision to you, without judgment for your payout amount, lifespan, or mission.
The Ford Foundation joined with several other foundations in a novel approach to expand their giving—issuing a social bond in the U.S capital markets. Come learn from the experiences of the Ford Foundation about the possibilities of debt financing to increase current payout levels through a social bond issue or other financial vehicles.
Council Office Hours for Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs opens the conversation between funders and Council attorneys, Bryan Del Rosario and Ben McDearmon, and lead strategist for corporate philanthropy, Lindsay Mason.
Listing of 2020 UNGA side-events that philanthropy and foundation leaders might be interested in attending.