Case Studies, White Papers, and Toolkits


Download these free case studies, white papers, toolkits, and guides for best practices and "how-to" information about workplace giving, employee engagement, volunteer management and related topics. 


The Ultimate Guide to Year-round Employee Giving


Ultimate guide to year-round employee givingMany companies offer employees the chance to take part in seasonal giving campaigns or in an annual day of service. But for companies that are truly committed to building a culture that is focused on giving back, a once-a-year event or campaign often isn’t enough. Year-round employee giving programs offer companies an opportunity to increase employee engagement, build their public reputations, and make a larger philanthropic impact. ACCESS GUIDE

 


How Optimizely Increased Its Employee Giving Results SevenfoldCase Study: How Optimizely Increased Its Employee Giving Results Sevenfold

John Leonard, Program Manager at Optimizely, knew his co-workers were very generous, but he didn't realize just how generous until he saw the results of the company's most recent annual employee giving campaign. After working with America's Charities' team of experts to come up with a customized strategic plan to guide the program and putting America's Charities' recommendations into action, Optimizely's employee giving results increased sevenfold with more than 50% of employees participating. ACCESS CASE STUDY


Building Buy-in From Leadership

A powerful social mission infuses company environments with positive opportunities to engage and retain employees. But how do you develop a culture of engagement through employee giving and connect results to your company's employee retention and recruitment goals? ACCESS BRIEF


Exceptional Storytelling Made EasyExceptional Storytelling Made Easy 

With myriad channels to leverage, storytelling is more important than ever when it comes to inspiring employee giving. If your company is looking to more effectively tell its story to employees and customers — or if your nonprofit is looking to provide your corporate partners with ready-made stories that will help inspire more giving — this guide can help. ACCESS GUIDE


Metrics & Methods for Measuring Social ImpactPowerful Metrics & Methods for Measuring Effective Social Impact

Your company likely has a number of motivations for its corporate philanthropy, employee giving and employee volunteering programs. And you — and your nonprofit partners — want to make an impact and improve the lives of the people you’re trying to help. But are your efforts truly hitting the mark? Use this guide to effectively measure your organization's social impact. ACCESS GUIDE


Employee Donor Cultivation ToolkitEmployee Donor Cultivation Toolkit

Workplace giving donors give on average five times more and provide nonprofit organizations with sustainable, unrestricted funds. Use this guide for best practices, rules, and tips to nurture relationships and retain sustainable, financial support from employee donors. ACCESS GUIDE


Strategic Volunteerism Guide5 Key Steps to Starting an Employee Volunteer Program

Through employee volunteer and skills giving programs, companies and their employees have the opportunity to strengthen nonprofit capacity and efficiency, and form truly strategic relationships that bring value to everyone involved. Where should your company even start, and how can you be sure your employees will participate in your program? ACCESS GUIDE


Giving Tuesday Corporate Crowdfunding & Fundraising GuideGiving Tuesday Corporate Giving Guide: Employee Fundraising and Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a form of peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising.  If you have ever participated in an event like Relay for Life where individual fundraising is combined with team fundraising, you have participated in a crowdfunding event.  What if your company could apply the concept of crowdfunding to its employee giving program for #GivingTuesday or another holiday giving campaign? You can, and this guide will show you how. ACCESS GUIDE


Engaging Millennial Employees 7 Tips for Resonating with Millennial Employees & Their Desire to Do Good

As studies such as Achieve’s Millennial Impact Report have revealed, “Millennials don’t check their interest in causes at the door; they bring these passions to work.” Leveraging those passions - both causes they care about and skills they bring to the table - and resonating with this generation is becoming crucial for any organization. Get started with these seven tips. ACCESS GUIDE


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