February 06, 2016

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FedEx to Invest $200 Million in More Than 200 Global Communities by 2020

Published: Feb 05, 2016 – 11:50 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) today unveiled its new global giving platform, FedEx Cares. The company will invest $200 million in more than 200 communities by 2020 to create opportunities and deliver positive change around the world. "FedEx and...

YourCause to Acquire Orange Leap to Expand Offering for Non-Profits

Published: Feb 02, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the leading SaaS provider of employee engagement solutions, announced the acquisition of Orange Leap, a cloud based provider of donor management solutions for non-profits globally. The acquisition adds to the existing suite of non-profit offerings provided...

Bechtel Renews Philanthropic Partnerships Supporting Education, Engineering, and Volunteerism

Published: Jan 29, 2016 – 02:25 PM EST

RESTON, Va., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel today announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), FIRST, and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement). The nonprofit partnerships are instrumental in helping Bechtel make a difference in...

Impact Enterprises, Inc. Announces An Expanded Corporate Responsibility Program

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 01:10 PM EST

Warwick, NY and Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Impact Enterprises, Inc. announced an expanded Corporate Responsibility program for 2016 that now includes staff championed causes. Impact is proud to support its staff in their effort to encourage 'Make a Difference'. Impact...

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Awards $50 Million in Matching Grants

Published: Jan 26, 2016 – 03:31 PM EST

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Silicon Valley Community Foundation administered $50 million in matching grants by December 2015, representing support for 24,450 nonprofit organizations in the United States and 45 other countries, SVCF announced today. The milestone was reached early last...

Schwarzman Scholars Appoints World-Renowned Scholar to be Executive Director

Published: Jan 25, 2016 – 01:36 PM EST

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars, the prestigious Master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to educate future leaders about China, today announced that Sir Nigel Thrift, the former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick,...

New Training on Working with Government Officials Guides Private Foundation Staff to Stay in Compliance with the Law

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 11:30 AM EST

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Today, a free, interactive training tool is available from Learn Foundation Law to help private foundation staff navigate the rules and regulations surrounding interactions with government officials. These regulations include the IRS tax rules and federal,...

Former Fortune 150 Executive Joe Ruocco Joins Bright Funds as Senior Advisor

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 11:23 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Bright Funds, a technology partner of leading companies running high-impact employee giving and volunteering programs, today announced that Joe Ruocco, a former Goodyear Chief Human Resources Officer and GE human resources executive, has joined the company as...

New Corporate Social Responsibility Consulting Practice Aims to be a Catalyst for Social Change

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 09:35 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Corporations looking to better use their resources to achieve greater social impact have a new partner: Raffa, P.C. Long known as a leading accounting and consulting firm for nonprofit organizations, Raffa was built more than 30 years ago...

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Corporation for National & Community Service Commemorate Fifth Anniversary of the Corporate Mentoring Challenge

Published: Jan 19, 2016 – 04:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - On January 28, 2016, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will recognize corporations for their outstanding contributions to advancing quality mentoring opportunities for young people and their commitment to...

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