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Giving Back Now a Primary Motivation for Millennial Talent in the Workplace

A company's involvement in social causes plays a significant role at every stage of a Millennial's career, ac...

A company's involvement in social causes plays a significant role at every stage of a Millennial's career, according to the just released 2014 Millennial Impact Report. An overwhelming 92 percent of respondents felt that they were actively contributing to a company having a positive effect on the world. This desire to do good through an employer presents new opportunities for companies (and organizations) to more effectively engage next generation talent. Continue reading here.

Giving Back Now a Primary Motivation for Millennial Talent in the Workplace, June 19, 2014, eJP


 

Attention to Refugees Ever More Important as Numbers Rise

World Refugee Day was observed last week, and it is ever more important to recognize the parameters of this issue, be...

World Refugee Day was observed last week, and it is ever more important to recognize the parameters of this issue, because they are expanding. The U.N. refugee agency announced recently that the world's population of refugees had increased by 6 million between 2012 and 2013. For last year, the 51.2 million refugees included 2.5 million new refugees from Syria and another 6.5 million people displaced within the war-torn country.

Attention to Refugees Ever More Important as Numbers Rise, June 23, 2014, Nonprofit Quarterly, by Rich Cohen

Is Strategic Philanthropy Yesterday's News?

We have now come to the conclusion that if funders are to make greater progress in meeting society's urgent chall...

We have now come to the conclusion that if funders are to make greater progress in meeting society's urgent challenges, they must move beyond today's rigid and predictive model of strategy to a more nuanced model of emergent strategy that better aligns with the complex nature of social progress. Continue reading here.

Is Strategic Philanthropy Yesterday's News? June 10, 2014, Nonprofit Quarterly, by William Schambra