News, ideas, discussion and thoughts around giving and philanthropy. We welcome your comments and feedback.
Thinking about the reason beding Facebook's new button for responding to other people's posts.
"Corporate Social Responsibility" and "Philanthropy" aren't hard or scary, they're worth it.
Learn about and support International Women's Day this year. #BeBoldForChange
Holidays you should know about, and how you can support them.
Whether you plan to donate as a gift on someone else's behalf, want to support personally or have some time to volunteer we're delighted to share this selection of Christmas campaigns with you.
You probably know that the best way to feel better about anything, is to do good things for others. Here are some ideas to help you turn your feelings of powerless frustration into ones of positivity.
Thanks to a growing body of research, we're starting to understand some of our innate reproductive motivators, and it's good news for 'nice guys'.
Measuring the impact of your corporate social responsibility program goes far beyond just counting dollars.
Our founder Martyn Ryan believes that it's in "our DNA to give." We couldn't agree more, so we've created a new product that enables small businesses to invest in CSR just like the bigger guys.
We organise the cards in our wallet, the stationery on our desk and most of us have some kind of attempted spreadsheet system for budgeting- so why not apply the same principles of organisation to your giving efforts?
Many companies implement a CSR strategy with the aim of supporting the community. But there are reasons to commit to an ongoing program of giving beyond the positive social impact a good CSR strategy generates.
We recently collaborated with the Animal Welfare League (AWL), a long-standing Australian charity that provides expert care to surrendered, neglected and abandoned companion animals across New South Wales. They strive to give all companion animals a safe and loving home, and Lulu was no exception.
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs is Australia’s largest and most accomplished choral choir, inspiring and delighting audiences with the joy of singing. They recently joined the Benojo community and are among the first arts organisations to do so. We spoke with Shauna Wolifson, development manager at the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, to learn more about their work.
Our new contract with Stripe, the online payment gateway for not-for-profit transactions, ensures the needs of all parties are met. Stripe has reduced their fees so there is minimal 'giving waste' during the donation process.
Here are four ways your business can employ technology to improve your giving program.
We know that the only way to grow and improve your community giving programs is to measure, evaluate and learn from the results. That's why we've updated our system with new reporting capabilities!
Is your business engaging with the local community in which it operates? If it isn’t, it is missing out on many benefits, not just for those around you but for the bottom line of your business. In this article, we look at the many benefits of your agency becoming involved in community programs and how to get started.
What are the most successful companies doing to ensure their CSR programs are effective on all levels?
Now anyone can give to public campaigns without having to register without signing up to Benojo – meaning you can swoop in, give, and swoop out having left the world a better place.
Here we have rounded up a few that Australian businesses were recently recognised for their giving efforts.
There are currently 156, 276 Australians who donate through workplace giving programs, a number that the Australian Charities Fund (ACF) would like to become – as the name of their national campaign suggests – One Million Donors by 2020.
In this blog we explore the importance of storytelling and some tips for crafting stories around your corporate giving.
We spoke with Carolyn Kitto, the passionate director of STOP THE TRAFFIK Australia, to learn more about their work.
Their annual Foodbank Hunger Report offers a snapshot of what they describe as ‘the largely hidden problem of food insecurity in Australia’. Here are some of the key findings from the 2016 report.
Ted Talks are marked by the notion “ideas worth spreading.” The 7th annual TEDxSydney convention was no exception to this rule, inviting the audience to digest challenging stories and innovative ideas.
Do you have a story for us? We'd love to hear from you!