Canadian Startups with an Employee Volunteer Program

Employees no longer see workplace social impact as desirable, but as an expectation.  The scope of causes employees support and the ways they want to give back are widening from speaking out on social media, volunteering time on weekends, to offering a pro-bono service and organizing team fundraising events.  Employees increasingly expect their workplace to […]

Vidyard’s Employee Volunteer Program

Today, we’re presenting you with our first ever Changemaker Chats — a series that will feature businesses doing good and advocating for social impact in our communities. This series will not only highlight the amazing work these companies do, but will hopefully also inspire others to take action and realize that creating programs around giving […]

the GOOD ask | Q4: How Do You Start an Employee Volunteer Program?

We’re back on  “the GOOD ask”  where we break down common questions that businesses ask us about their company’s philanthropy. Lori Munoz Malcolm, the founder of HeartPress #BrokersOfGood will be continuing with Employee Volunteer Programs (EVP) this week, answering: “How do you start an Employee Volunteer Program?” Check out her answer below!  Q. “How do […]

the GOOD ask | Q3: Why Have an Employee Volunteer Program?

We’re back on “the GOOD ask”  where we break down common questions that businesses ask us about their company’s philanthropy. Lori Munoz Malcolm, the founder of HeartPress #BrokersOfGood will be answering this week’s question: “Why have an Employee Volunteer Program (EVP)?” Check out her answer below!  Q. “Why have an Employee Volunteer Program (EVP)?” To […]

the GOOD ask | Q2: How does my company say no to a donation request?

We’re back on  “the GOOD ask”  where we break down common questions that businesses ask us about their company’s philanthropy. Lori Munoz Malcolm, the founder of HeartPress #BrokersOfGood will be answering this week’s question. Check out her answer below!  Q. “How Does My Company Say No to a Donation Request?” Saying no can be difficult. […]

the GOOD ask | Q1: How do we choose which charities to give to?

This week, we will be starting “the GOOD ask” series where we break down common questions that businesses ask us about their company’s philanthropy. Lori Munoz Malcolm, the founder of HeartPress #BrokersOfGood will be answering this week’s question about “How do we choose which charities to give to?” Check out her answer below!  Q.“We get […]

What Does Volunteering Look Like Now?

With public restrictions changing all over Canada, social distancing is an important practice to be mindful of — so what does volunteering look like in this time of transition? The season of giving is almost upon us, and with so many still under financial strain, giving your time is a great way to say thanks […]

The Best Times to Start Corporate Giving

It’s common for companies to outline having a corporate giving program as one of their strategic objectives, but activating the program is another thing. Many of the companies we talk to are interested in developing a program, but have yet to start.  Finding a good time to announce your corporate giving initiative can have a […]

Three Non-Profits to Support this International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8, 2020 marks International Women’s Day – a day to take action and spread awareness about global gender equality. This #IWD2020, we’re highlighting three non-profits using #BrokersOfGood that work to protect, support and empower women and girls in BC.  What We’re Working With There is still work to be done here in Canada. A large […]

Step Up Your Giving With New Features in #BrokersOfGood

Hey businesses! Let’s talk. We’re excited to announce the launch of our two new features in #BrokersOfGood – employee volunteer program support and a donation request management system. Let us help you become a company known for caring.  New Feature #1 | Employee Volunteer Program (EVP) Support According to America’s Charity Snapshot, “60% of businesses […]