Senate approves bill to allow seniors to earn a property tax credit for volunteering - What's Up Newp
The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne to allow seniors to put their time and skills to good use helping their cities and towns, while reducing their property taxes. The legislation (2021-S 0103), which will now go to the House of Representatives, would authorize cities and towns to establish programs to […]
Nonprofit Forming to Support Volunteer Search Dog Training
Law enforcement officers and volunteer dog handlers are working together to improve the way Flathead County's search dogs are trained, deployed and funded through a new nonprofit organization.
We Are Building Back Better, But For Whom?
As leaders of volunteer engagement, are you actively involved in ‘building back better’ discussions that are taking place in your post-pandemic organisation? Have you been invited to be part of these conversations? Have you asked if these conversations are happening, whether you can be involved, and if you can help lead them? Rob Jackson and Erin R. Spink ask these questions and more in this Points of View, and explain why these questions and your responses are especially important to…
Employee Volunteerism and the Impact of Purposeful Partnerships - Points of Light
Companies have a unique and critical role to play as partners in fostering a thriving society. As both business and civic leaders, companies are responsible for serving the diverse needs of employees, customers, community partners, investors and neighbors. At their best, they share their resources and act as trusted counsel, collaborators and problem solvers. Every…
Does Benchmarking Work for CSR? I’m Not So Sure
Benchmarking rarely encourages better Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices! Just here me out. “what are other companies doing to improve their CSR program?”, “what issues do they focus on?”, “how are they volunteering in their local communities?”, “how do our peers create programming with community partners?”, these are all legitimate questions to ask when creating, redesigning and improving a CSR program. To answer these questions, many companies engage in benchmarking to…
How to Align Your Social Media Strategy with 6 Key Volunteer Motivation
Understanding volunteer motivation factors will help your organization effectively recruit the right participants for volunteer positions.
Disruption – nonprofits should embrace it | IT World Canada Blog
Today, I want to take a more in-depth look at how anywhere operations and AR/VR will disrupt the nonprofit sector.
Never Forget, You Have a Hand in This
We invest in people. But we don’t often measure our investment’s growth. We’re too overwhelmed with daily work to stop and take stock of our positive influence on volunteers and o…
Predictions for 2021: Volunteering | PBA
While 2020 bore witness to a hastening of the effects of some key long-term structural trends in volunteering, 2021 affords us a chance to rebuild through greater collaboration, cooperation and innovation, writes Mark Pearce, in the latest in our series of social sector predictions for 2021.