What You Need to Know About Workplace Giving and Why It Matters
By Sarah Ford on September 23, 2014
Regardless of how small or inexperienced your company might be when it comes to social responsibility, your company and its employees have the power to easily impact social issues like education, human rights, hunger, poverty, medical research, animal rights, veteran services, disaster relief and health services. And it's as simple as giving employees the opportunity to donate through workplace giving.
The largest source of charitable giving in the U.S. is from individual donors, and about $5 billion of that individual giving is generated from individuals who donate through workplace giving.
Workplace giving is one of the most cost-efficient and easy ways for your employees to support charities they care about, along with causes important to your company. If you're wondering, "Isn't it better for my employees to give directly to the charity, rather than through my workplace campaign?" here are some benefits of workplace giving you need to know about: