Ecosystem Investing: Achieving Impact at Scale

September 28, 2016
4 minutes

On October 12, the second day of GIVE Salt Lake, Bill Crim of United Way of Salt Lake, Kristin Todd of The Daniels Fund, John Olson of Goldman Sachs, and Senator Ann Millner will lead a workshop, geared toward investors, on EcoSystem Investing – a way of investing in impact at scale that acknowledges the …

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How Corporate Social Responsibility Boosts Employee Engagement

September 6, 2016
5 minutes

As October 11th & 12th draws near, we find ourselves reflective and grateful for the support and association, this important event has assembled. Whether you are a donor, or a nonprofit, don’t miss your chance to participate in and contribute to, the GIVE conversation. There is still time to register. …

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When Worlds Collide: The Intersection Between Business and Nonprofits

August 15, 2016
5 minutes

There has been an increasing intersection, if not collision, between for-profit and nonprofits worlds. Some of this may be the result of the influence of technology on all of our lives.  Now with the click of a button (followed by many other clicks, forwards, posts, etc.)  charities and entrepreneurs are able …

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Results Accountability Implementation

August 8, 2016
1 minute

In last week’s post, Danya Pastuszek of United Way of Salt Lake referenced Mark Friedman’s book. “Trying Hard is Not Good Enough.” We at GIVE thought you may enjoy another look at this important philosophy, by ranking your organization using this self-assessment from the book. And don’t forget, applications are still open for your …

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The Challenge and Promise of Results Accountability

August 1, 2016
2 minutes

Someone asked me recently which books have most influenced my thinking. I paused and then said: Native Son, To Kill a Mockingbird, Another Country, Becoming a Man, and Random Family. I also told them about Mark Friedman’s tremendous Trying Hard is Not Good Enough, a book that offers simple concepts, simply stated that …

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The True Value of Community Foundations

July 18, 2016
2 minutes

This week’s post is courtesy of Alex Eaton, Executive Director of The Community Foundation of Utah—an important partner and resource for donors in Utah. Community foundations represent unique strategies and methods of giving. They also offer expertise in planning, vetting and assessing your desired charitable outcomes. GIVE is pleased to partner with the …

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How Arbinger Helped a SWAT Team Adopt an Outward Mindset

July 11, 2016
Less than a minute

GIVE is proud to present weekly posts designed to help you as a donor or nonprofit leader, consider more effective concepts and principles. This week, take a look at the Outward Mindset at work, in an unlikely setting.  “How Arbinger Helped a SWAT Team Adopt an Outward Mindset,” demonstrates the practical power of …

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Service: It’s Good for Business

June 27, 2016
2 minutes

“Why do I volunteer? Because I’m selfish.” This comment was made by CEO Mark Horoszowski in a recent Huffington Post article on corporate volunteerism. The CEO said “volunteering makes me better, and it makes my team better too.” The nonprofit sector is traditionally where we see the most volunteer activity, but businesses should be equally …

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Unicorn Launches Anti-Cancer Campaign With $1M Gift

June 20, 2016
2 minutes

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Qualtrics, a 2002 startup that since raised a total of $220 million in venture capital in 2012 and 2014 and considered by many to be a unicorn, recently made a $1 million donation to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

While Qualtrics isn’t a social venture, …

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Collective Impact: Working Differently – Together – to Achieve Different Results

June 13, 2016
2 minutes

There are two communities that sit along the Wasatch Front, separated by less than 12 miles. In the first, fewer than 1 in 25 kids fail to graduate from high school. In the other, upwards of 1 in 5 kids fail to graduate.

If you look back at the last several decades at most any social …

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