News, ideas, discussion and thoughts around giving and philanthropy. We welcome your comments and feedback.
My final blog post as I wrap up my time at Benojo.
Why vocational courses have such value in the modern workplace
Discussing the benefits of getting young people giving.
To me, travelling is one of the most important things to do and one of the best ways to spend money. There is no better way to understand the world we live in than by immersing yourself in cultures completely different from your own.
Find out how a survey about generational stereotypes in the workplace can teach us about working in a more affective office environment!
The first featured blog post in "Insights from an Intern" -- Anna discusses how businesses can incorporate what's important to their employees when donating to charities.
An introduction to Anna Lowenthal: an intern from New York who will be publishing blog posts through a series called "Insights from an Intern."
It's time donors invited the charities they choose to support into their lives, avoiding the waste and annoyance of current 'push marketing' tactics.
There's a buzz among charities and businesses who are ready to celebrate how much corporate Australia really cares. The first ever Junerosity event is off to a flying start!
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!
Do you have a story for us? We'd love to hear from you!