Is Corporate Philanthropy in your tool kit? Time and time again we see companies roll out public do-good campaigns following a major gaff, but do these campaigns really work? It turns out they do! (more…)
Did you know? A family-owned business is much more likely to practice philanthropy. Why? It helps to ensure the business’s future success by building family cohesion. (more…)
A recent survey by accounting firm Marks Paneth reveals that nonprofit executives believe that Boards of Directors struggle to meet basic responsibilities. (more…)
A well-known cruise line is marketing cruises to well-intentioned and well-heeled Americans as “social impact travel”, coordinating volunteer opportunities in the ports of call they visit. But is it the best use of your charitable time and money? (more…)
Many parents and grandparents ask us about ways to introduce their children to philanthropy and when these conversations should start. (more…)
Austin is one of the country’s most tech-savvy populations. Crowdfunding uniquely fits our city’s culture and our desire to create online communities centered on shared passions. (more…)
Our recent study of Corporate Giving in Central Texas showed that 95% of companies are giving back to the community. Business leaders understand that a reputation as a good corporate citizen helps to recruit and retain employees, increase market share, and deepen ties with customers. (more…)
Big news: Rodman & Associates founder Lisa Rodman was featured on air during We Are Austin on KEYE-TV to discuss the 2015 Rodman Report. Go here to watch!
Let’s hear it for Austin businesses!
￼Philanthropy is an important part of any community, and while giving back is an integral part of life for central Texas, there was no data on how local businesses – large or small – were involved in philanthropy. (more…)
Americans tend to reward the familiar rather than the innovative when it comes to charity. Almost 80 percent of all donations made are classified as “loyalty giving” – meaning people tend to give to the same organizations year over year. (more…)