Giving Back


8 North Carolina Companies Committed to Corporate Social Responsibility

Thanks to the growing popularity of corporate social responsibility (CSR), businesses are putting more emphasis on making a difference in the world around them. A focus on good corporate citizenship improves conditions in local communities, but also ultimately yields higher returns as it forges deeper connections with customers who care about social good...

Announcing the #HowIServe Campaign: January 20-31 [Call For Submissions]

While January is a great time to set personal goals for what you want to accomplish throughout the year, it’s also a great time to reflect on how you hope to make an impact on your community...

 

Volunteerism In America [Infographic]

In honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 20th, MPA@UNC has created a graphic that features fast facts on volunteerism in the United States. Find out about current trends in civic engagement and learn more about major milestones in volunteerism, from the establishment of the Peace Corps to the creation of AmeriCorps VISTA.

#GivingTuesday

The holiday shopping season kicks off with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but last year nonprofits banded together in a grassroots movement to kick off the season with a new observance called Giving Tuesday...

The Power of Crowdfunding

Consider bake sales and direct mail fundraising methods of the past. Today’s entrepreneurs and nonprofit fundraisers look to the web to fund their new initiatives—and they are turning to crowdfunding to make it happen...

Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF

“Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF!” Do small orange boxes come to mind when you hear that phrase? For many, this is a familiar image. More than 60 years since its inception, this beloved Halloween fundraiser is still going strong, thanks to the continued support of children and their communities...